Facilities Services Manager

Job Title: Facilities Services Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 123891
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Facilities Services Manager
Our client, a blue-chip multinational company, now seek a Facilities Services Manager who will work as part of the Facilities Leadership team on the Galway campus. The scope of services includes food, general maintenance, cleaning, security and business continuity, and a variety of sub-contractor management.

This role will suit an innovative Facilities / Building Services Manager with the ability to successfully manage key performance indicators to drive strong business results. This role offers global visibility and opportunity in time to progress in either Site, European or Corporate teams.

The successful candidate will lead the business continuity system across the campus and liaises with the global security organization to ensure best practices across the network.

Responsibilities for Facilities Services Manager:
Directs cleaning & janitorial operations to ensure healthy and attractive facilities.
Directs grounds and landscaping to ensure a safe and attractive environment, while enhancing the safety and durability of the property.
Establishes an effective working relationship with the IT desktop team to provide suitable new way of working solutions. Coordinates meeting events and set ups in support of key visits from executives & clinicians.
Directs the security operations across the campus, liaises with the global security team and is a key point of contact for any unplanned fire alarm incidents.
Oversees equipment and systems replacement or upgrades. Evaluates condition and function of building utility systems to determine needs and priorities for capital funding requests. Ensures building code compliance, proper installation and design practices for systems associated with minor or major maintenance and renovation projects.
Acts as a liaison between the client and regulatory agencies and/or authorities including building code compliance.
Manages tradespersons and employees within the Facilities Department. Reviews and evaluates existing programs, services, policies and procedures. Develops recommendations concerning improvements and implements or guides implementation of new and/or modified programs, services, policies or procedures.
Communicates with client administrative and supervisory staff as well as external groups, agencies, contractors, architects and engineers to plan, organize, coordinate and/or communicate programs, services, policies and/or procedures.
Monitors flow and quality of work to assure timely completion of workload and adherence to facility’s standards and regulations.
Prepares and manages departmental budgets.
Monitors work performance and preparing and/or reviewing performance evaluations for assigned personnel.
Establishes a safe work environment for employees by performing safety audits and inspections, conducting safety-related training, and maintaining on-going communications with employees.

Requirements for Facilities Services Manager:
Honours Degree in facilities management, a related qualification in engineering, management or business studies for example or a relevant professional qualification.
Certified Facilities Management (CFM) and/or project management (PMP) are highly desirable.
Proven track record of successful Facilities Management leadership experience as demonstrated by articulated results and accomplishments.
Has managed multiple departments including grounds, housekeeping, construction/project management and maintenance.
Exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills.
Ability to lead quarterly and annual business reviews in front of the leadership of the client.
Experience working with outside vendors and subcontractors.
Strong leadership skills with a focus on staff development, innovation and team building.
Has strong financial acumen and budget management experience.
Please phone Larry on +353 1-2302400 / larry@rftgroup.ie

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. www.rftgroup.ie

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