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Facility Manager- New York City

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DHL
New York City, New York, United States
17 days ago

Description

DHL is looking for a Facility Manager to coordinate the implementation of facilities management services and processes to ensure most suitable working environment is attained for employees and their activities, as well as ensure general upkeep and maintenance of buildings, so that they meet health and safety standards and legal requirements while managing the budgets and keeping records of all payments.  

This role will also be responsible for the following:

  • Ensure policies, practices and procedures are understood and followed by direct reports, customers and stakeholders
  • Setting goals and objectives for team members for achievement of operational results
  • Problems faced may be difficult and may be complex
  • Understand customer and key stakeholders interests and concerns and advise direct reports, customers and key stakeholders
  • Build strong, trusting relationships with DPDHL managers
  • Extensive contact with other specialist departments
  • Cooperate with and coordinate 3rd parties e.g. external service providers

This role will oversee three (3) sites (leases) totaling 298,200 square feet with two (2) direct reports.  

DHL is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.​ 

If you would like to be considered for this elite organization, please submit your resume and cover letter to Judith.james@dhl.com



Requirements

This role will involve the following key tasks:

  • Coordinate implementation of facilities management services and processes to ensure most suitable working environment is attained for employees and their activities and ensure general upkeep and maintenance of buildings so that they meet health and safety standards and legal requirements while managing the budgets and keeping records of all payments
  • Support implementation of facilities management plans and processes for essential services such as reception, security, maintenance, mail, archiving, cleaning, catering, waste disposal and recycling
  • Apply best practices to ensure buildings meet health and safety requirements and that facilities comply with legislation to keep staff safe
  • Support implementation of appropriate plans for best allocation and utilization of space and resources for new buildings, or re-organizing of current premises
  • Provide input to prepare documents to put out tenders for contractors
  • Coordinate and ensure the work of contractors
  • Explore the availability and suitability of options for new premises
  • Apply best practices to plan deliverables for future development in line with strategic business objectives
  • Execute research to ensure minimum disruption to core activities
  • Monitor day to day work progress as agreed by staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily and lookout for any deficiencies
  • Support implementation of process improvement and performance management techniques to monitor achievement of agreed service levels
  • Track project and advice on urgent issues and escalations
  • Supervise professional level employees (typically entry or experienced level) and may also supervise some non-professional employees

This role will require the following skills: Contract Negotiation, Contract Management, Vendor Management, Landlords, Budgets, Maintenance Management, Property Management, Space Planning, Metrics, Building Services, Supervisory Skills, Problem Solving, DPDHL Business Knowledge, Business Processes, Business Strategy, Project Management, Stakeholder Management, Influencing, Feedback, Presentation & Storytelling, Facilitation, Negotiation, People Management and Resourcing

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63119777
  • Location:
    New York City, New York, United States
  • Position Title: Facility Manager- New York City
  • Company Name For Job: DHL
  • Industry: Facility Management
  • Job Function: Facility Operations & Maintenance
  • Which of IFMA’s credentials are preferred or required in your job description?: N/A
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%
  • Region: U.S. and Canada
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