Sr. Assistant Facilities Manager
Cushman & Wakefield

Cary, North Carolina

Posted in Health and Safety


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Job Title
Sr. Assistant Facilities Manager
Job Description Summary
Under the supervision of the Facilities Manager, the Senior Assistant Facilities Manager is responsible for assisting in all areas defined as part of the Facility Manager position. This is a management position that will directly and indirectly supervise individuals, building staff, operations, and coordinate across the facilities organization at a specific location, set of buildings, or campus environment. The Senior Assistant Facilities Manager drives implementation of company best practices in alignment with client goals and objectives to deliver a well-managed and maintained building.
Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Manage the building staff in absence of the Facility Manager or Senior Facility Manager. Includes all managerial functions, which are included in the Facility Manager and Senior Facility Manager job descriptions, or directed by the manager.
• Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the facility(s) or campus, including janitorial, life-safety, engineering, site services, and general maintenance are implemented and carried out in a manner consistent with C&W policies and client directives. Ensure all contracts are reviewed on a regular basis and are bid out as required and confirm invoices match contract pricing
• Supervise all maintenance programs relating to the interior and exterior conditions and appearance of the properties
• Respond promptly to requests for building maintenance, repairs,cleaning needs, etc. from building occupants and for the implementation of ongoing contract programs to addressand resolve needs and problems
• Compile information necessary to ensure all site-specific documentation and reports are completed accurately and on time, including (and as applicable): Property Information Book, Site Operating Manual, Emergency Procedures Manual, IIPP Manual, Local Code Compliance Log, ADA Compliance Log, OSHA Log, Safety Meeting Log, Elevator Logs, Janitorial Log, Purchase Order Log, Vendor Certificates of Insurance, As-built Drawings, IIPP Manual, Paid Invoices File, General Files, Contract Files, Annual Property Conditions and Year- end Performance Report and other reports and documentation as required
• Prepares budgets, financial reports (monthly and quarterly), contracts, expenditures and purchase orders related to the facility(s) or complex as directed
• Provide information and reports necessary for the development of capital budgets for the facility. This includes contributions towards a five-year plan of maintenance, facility improvement, and cost reduction initiatives
• Collect, analyze, and prepare reports of such statistical data as may be required to provide accurate and current assessment of facility management objectives
• Complete understanding of management contract, vendor agreements, and other building/facility contracts and all requirements contained therein
• Monitor and ensure that tenants and vendors comply with insurance requirements and coordinate all claims as required
• Proactively inspect the facility, systems, rooms, common areas, etc. and report back any findings or issues to the Facility Manager
• Hire, train and motivate facility personnel. Maintain positive staff relations. Conduct or approve performance evaluations for staff

KEY COMPETENCIES
1. Communication Proficiency (oral and written)
2. Technical Proficiency
3. Problem Solving/Analysis
4. Leadership
5. Teamwork Orientation
6. Relationship Management
7. Financial Management
8. Vendor Management

IMPORTANT EDUCATION
• Associate's degree in facilities management, building, business or other related field required

• Bachelor's degree preferred

IMPORTANT EXPERIENCE
• Minimum 3 years' relevant experience, preferably in commercial or industrial real estate with facility management experience required
• One year supervisory experience preferred
• Experience in maintenance, construction, engineering, and all facets of property operation and building management preferred
• CMMS/Work Order Management experience is preferred

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS
• Certified Facility Manager (CFM), International Facilities Management Association (IFMA), Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) industry certifications recommended; other Engineering, Business, or technical training or certifications a plus
• Ability to read and understand construction specifications and blueprints
• Proficient in understanding management agreements and contract language
• Skilled in Building Management Systems maintenance and monitoring
• Excellent computer and systems knowledge; strong literacy in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Strong discipline of financial management including financial tracking, budgeting and forecasting
• Knowledge of Financial Systems (Yardi a plus)

WORK ENVIRONMENT
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. May be required to travel outside between properties in varying weather conditions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others and exchange accurate information; operate a computer and other office productivity machinery; move about the workplace; remain in a stationary position for 50-75% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any direction.

AAP/EEO STATEMENT
C&W provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, C&W takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees during employment are treated without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.

OTHER DUTIES
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Note: This job description includes the core responsibilities for C&W. These duties may have slight modifications based on the regional location.

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position at Cushman & Wakefield, email HRServices@cushwake.com or HRServices@cwservices.com. All inquiries not related to accommodations will go unanswered.



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