Facilities Sr Manager in Diest, Belgium



Facilities Sr Manager

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Facilities Management


Aarschot – Vlaams-Brabant – Belgium, Brussels – Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest – Belgium, Diest – Vlaams-Brabant – Belgium

We are looking for a Senior Facility manager, to join the team at Keysight in Rotselaar (region of Leuven)

About the Role:

As a CBRE Facilities Sr. Manager, you will manage many functions of building operations and maintenance for a facility, campus, or portfolio of buildings.

This job is a part of the Facilities Management functional area which focuses on all aspects of the operations of a set of assets, providing support to the Property Managers regarding all repairs and investment plans.

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide formal supervision to employees. Track the training and development of staff. Conduct performance evaluations and coaching. Oversee the recruiting and hiring of new employees.

  • Coordinate and manage the team’s daily activities. Establish work schedules, assign tasks, and cross-train staff. Set and track staff and department deadlines. Mentor and coach as needed.

  • Coordinate and manage facility repairs and maintenance by working with technicians, vendors, and contractors.

  • Maintain positive client relationships and conduct meetings on unresolved facility issues.

  • Prepare and manage large and high-profile capital projects, operating budgets, and variance reports.

  • Perform facility inspections quality assurance following local, state, and federal regulations. Suggest and implement operational efficiencies, repairs, and upgrade opportunities.

  • Create environmental health and safety procedures for facilities.

  • Develop vendor relationships and oversee invoicing procedures. Review and approve purchase orders for the procurement of parts, services, and labor for projects.

  • Apply a broad knowledge of the business, own discipline, and how own discipline integrates with others to achieve team and departmental objectives.

  • Lead by example and model behaviors that are consistent with CBRE RISE values. Influence others to adopt a different point of view while being guided by policies and departmental plans.

  • Identify and solve technical and operational problems of complexity.

  • Understand and recognize the broader impact across the department.

  • Improve and change existing methods, processes, and standards within job discipline.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred with 5 – 8 years of relevant experience. In lieu of a degree, a combination of experience and education will be considered. Valid driver’s license required. Facility Management certification preferred.

  • Experience in the areas of staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring, measuring, appraising, and rewarding performance and retention is preferred.

  • Ability to lead the exchange of sensitive, complicated, and difficult information, convey performance expectations and handle problems.

  • Leadership skills to motivate the team to achieve broad operational targets with impacts on own job discipline, multiple job disciplines, and department.

  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Examples include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

  • Strong communicationskills in Dutch/Engels. French is a plus.

  • Extensive organizational skills and an advanced inquisitive mindset.

  • Intermediate math skills. Ability to calculate complicated figures such as percentages, fractions, and other financial-related calculations.

What we offer:

An attractive salary package, fulltime contract and other extra-legal beneftis (company car, fuel card, mealvouchers, healthinsurrance plan, cellphone, laptop ..)

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)

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