The Facilities Manager will supervise a group of non-exempt employees engaged in one or more aspects of facilities maintenance (both inside and outside) within a building complex. He/she will be responsible for day to day office operations and procedures and will manage all facility related activities at multiple properties. He/she will monitor work order requests expeditiously and brings them to a satisfactory conclusion and functions as a liaison with building property management. The Facilities Manager will establish and maintain frequent contact and collaboration with business unit senior managers and financial officers to ensure alignment with the latest business direction and real estate strategies. Moreover, he/she will interface with Procurement on the evaluation and selection of vendors and suppliers. The Facilities Manager will be responsible for maintaining a consistent and appropriate aesthetic for the interior, as well as the exterior environment, as necessary and required, provide facilities support in the areas of project tracking, space planning, workplace standards site plan maintenance, as well as business continuity, sustainability and safety programs.
Works with the Facilities Director to develop systems and procedures for facility maintenance and security, and to establish and maintain budgets, standards, adequate staffing levels, and schedules.
Makes recommendations to the Facilities Director for improvements to existing operations.
Installs proper security, fire equipment, and monitoring measures.
Manages regional buildings including capital projects, build-outs, moves/adds/changes and maintenance ensuring smooth completion.
Provides moving, furniture, and infrastructure planning and implementation.
Works with and obtains consensus among local office management to determine the best current utilisation of an office and its future requirements.
Assigns work to employees, oversees, and tracks the completion of work assignments.
Provides input to and may administer the department merit budget. With Facilities Director approval, originates salary actions, promotions per approved salary plan.
Interviews and selects personnel for assignment.
Maintains clear and concise work standards and goals; provides training and development; completes performance evaluations, conducts employee counselling, takes corrective action as necessary.
Serves as a prime liaison with building management and maintenance for more than one office location.
Serves as a primary employee point of contact for all facilities related issues for more than one office location.
Collaborates with other operations support functions (Repro/IS/Security).
Acts as Security/Emergency Coordinator, supporting office business continuity plan (Safety coordination if Safety is not represented on site).
Manages maintenance of AEDs (Automated External Defibrillator), fire extinguishers and first aid supplies.
Acts as a member of Office Safety Committee.
Encourages safe and secure work environment and practices.
Maintains local evacuation plans for emergencies.
Provides input for the annual budget.
Ensures adherence to all corporate, contractual, ethics and safety standards, policies and procedures.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (or equivalent) and a min. of 10-12 years of related experience in facility management.