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Do you know the Mandate, Purpose and Role  of the Property Sector Charter Council (PSCC)? 
To find out more or check your understanding please download a document prepared by the PSCC outlining its reason for existence and how it executes its mandate and role.

The Annual SAFMA Excellence Awards were awarded at a gala dinner on 7th February 2018 at the Indaba Hotel in Fourways and attended by more than 130 facilities managers and supporters. Nathanial Reddy, SAFMA Chairman proudly announced the winners of the Five Award categories. 

SAFMA thanks its’ sponsors of the evening, Bidvest Facilities Management, Broll Facilities Management, and Career Excellence Academy without whom this event would not have been possible.

Facilities Management Occupational Qualification
The proposed Facilities Management Occupational Qualification has been recommended to SAQA (search for Facilities Manager in the qualification title tab) for registration on the NQF. The qualification will soon be available on the QCTO website under recommended qualifications.

Global FM Awards of Excellence
Entries opened on 3 January 2018 . Awards bronchure
World FM Day takes place on 16 May 2018. This year's theme
Also, Global FM released its Faciliities Management market industry analysis and forecast for 2017-2023.  Read more about this report

ISO 41000  ‘Management System Standard’ for Facilities Management (Feedback from the ISO/TC267/AG2, Communications Advisory Group at December 2017)  

1. ISO 41000 has gone through final editing by the ISO Secretariat  and is waiting for final ISO approval
2. The focus of the group is to get the ISO website up soon so that people can obtain more info on ISO41000.
3. ISO will send out the format of the ISO website, and all countries to help with content which includes –:
a) Past and Future events list across all countries (conferences and workshops)
b) Presentations, articles, case studies and so forth
c) List of “Friends of FM” – organizations who support, assist or are adopting the standard
4. An editorial advisory group will be established to review this info before uploading on the website

Interns looking for placement
We have the details and CV’s of various interns looking for placement for 2018.  If you have an  internship programme or are looking for a junior FM and would like to assist a graduate in gaining work experience please contact the SAFMA offices and we will forward these on to you. SAFMA developed internship guidelines to assist you in putting together a programme in place.