Director, Facility Management Asia

Posted on: 2018-04-28
Sector: Engineering, Constuction & Design
Location: Asia Pacific
Job reference: 2655729

  • Multi-national organisation
  • Mixed portfolio of office, industrial and manufacturing sites
  • Growing leadership role

The Director of Facility Management, based in Shanghai, will provide oversight and guidance to the operations team, and will be responsible for managing the delivery of all aspects of Facility Management services. This position serves as a key member of the leadership team and will be responsible for driving efficiency, innovation, and best practices across the service portfolio.

This management role will be responsible for overseeing over 80 staff and subcontracted personnel.

The Director of Facility Management will:

  • Support and/or lead all aspects of facility operations, EH&S, including budgeting, cost control, incident management, vendor management and critical space management
  • Effectively communicate ideas through oral/written presentations and strategic plans
  • Develop and implement process improvements and efficiencies through well-thought out and vetted action plans
  • Drive innovation and best practices through the identification of opportunities and/or resources that can be delivered to the client
  • Manage the financial aspects of the Facility Operations team, including annual capital and operating expense budgeting, cost containment and savings, and expense reconciliation
  • Recruit, hire and manage appropriate resources required for the delivery of facility operations services
  • Provide leadership in developing sourcing strategies, supplier communications, Request For Proposals cost analytics, category strategies, deal negotiations (contract terms and conditions, scopes of work, pricing, service levels, etc.), and contract administration
  • Develop, maintain and foster good vendor relations with third party contractors relative to mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, general housekeeping and other property infrastructure
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of the Business Continuity Management program including the implementation of processes, call trees, reporting, and exercises to ensure readiness to respond to critical incidents

A suitable candidate for this role will have extensive experience leading both hard and soft service facility management across a geographically diversified real estate portfolio. The portfolio has offices and business parks as well as complex manufacturing and industrial sites.

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