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Senior Facilities Manager

Job title: Senior Facilities Manager
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Portland
Discipline:
Remote: No
Reference: 473861
Contact name: Rianne McDonough

Job description

24 Seven is partnering with a well-known sportswear brand to help them find a Senior Facilities Manager for this onsite position in Wilkes Barre, PA . This is a 40/hr week contract that begins in the begining of August and goes through the end of the year with high likelihood to extend and could potentially turn into a full-time salaried opportunity. While on contract, you'd be eligible for benefits and more.

Ideal Candidate: will have at least 7 years of relevant experience, extensive knowledge in facility management and be proficient in MS Office and have knowledge in the application of CAFM systems. 

The position is responsible for the efficient management and operation of their Wilkes Barre Distribution Center. This includes all tasks in the Corporate Facilities + Services area, i.e. technical facility management (e.g. operation of structural and technical installations, fire prevention), building-related services (e.g. safety, cleaning, waste, outdoor facilities) and workplace-related services for employees (e.g. health & safety, space planning, moves, catering, mail services, car pool). 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
•    Responsible key function in the management team of the Workplaces Team which ensures a very high service level for all customers across the Wilkes Barre Facility
•    Aligning service levels and costs for Corporate Facilities + Services and providing regularly reports to senior management.
•    Leading and further development of the assigned employees and teams.
•    Negotiation, administration and controlling of all services at the location.
•    Adherence to guidelines and standards of Corporate Property + Services/HQ 
•    Resource management (administration, planning, organization and controlling of personnel, tasks, timelines, costs).
•    Planning, organization, and supervision of constructional and technical facility management, taking economic aspects into account.
•    Adherence to US statutory safety regulations (e.g. OSHA).
•    Analysis, quality control and further development of standards and processes.
•    Build-up and further development of relationships with business partners at the site in order to better understand customer requirements. Ensure communication through all hierarchy levels.
•    Space/occupancy planning and implementation of moves (moves management).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
•    Functional and disciplinary lead and further development of the assigned employees and creation of an effective work environment.
•    Project management (schedule, quality and cost control, representation of the owner, steering of external architects, specialist planners and other third parties).
•    Design, planning, organization, tendering, placing and supervision of services and construction work, including scheduling, invoice control, documentation, defect tracking and warranty management.
•    Autonomous planning, organization, and supervision of technical and constructional maintenance work as well as renovation and remodeling work in coordination with Site Management and specialist colleagues, taking into account different priorities, strategic goals and relevant regulations. 
•    Preparation of presentations, decision proposals, price comparisons, cost estimates and investment requests.

QUALIFICATIONS
•    University/college degree focusing on civil engineering, electrical engineering and/or mechanical engineering with additional business management training or requisite experience equaling the same.
•    At least 7 years' relevant experience in a similar function.
•    Extensive knowledge of all areas of state-of-the-art facility management.
•    Entrepreneurial and business mindset. Distinctive analytical, conceptual, and communicative skills. 
•    Distinctive team orientation and assertiveness.
•    Solid MS Office skills, knowledge in the application of CAFM systems. Knowledge of SAP is a plus Apply for this job