Sodexo is seeking a Director of Facilities for Schools Division for_Arizona K-12 school system with 13 independent schools in the Phoenix, AZ area.
Combine your proven leadership and Facilities Management technical expertise to enhance existing client programs including; preventative and corrective maintenance, construction, and landscaping/grounds and custodial. Reporting directly to the District Manager, Sodexo is seeking to hire a Director of facilities operations.
Experience providing high quality facilities management and financial performance of this account including developing and managing operational and capital budgets, oversight and negotiation of vendor contracts, implementation of standards and processes, providing quality assurance activities, operating efficiencies, and energy management solutions. Experience in managing the maintenance staff; electrical, plumbing and HVAC and this would require that you must have working knowledge in these areas. Responsible for the grounds care, maintenance and improvement - routine grounds maintenance of planting beds, shrubs, trees, roadways, parking lots, walkways, trash removal and organizing and capital improvement.
Support and provide excellent service to our client. Analyze and Forecast financial results and make decisions based on data and needs. Build and maintain strong team through recruitment and retention. Build and maintain strong client relationships to promote the Clients for Life philosophy. Lead and inspire your team to continually improve Sodexo's performance for our clients and customers. Develop and innovate to promote improved performance within unit. Preferred candidate should have an Engineering/Skill Trade background. Previous K-12, College/University facilities experience is preferred, but not required.
- A proven track record of successful Facilities Management leadership experience as demonstrated by articulated results and accomplishments.
- Strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural, safety systems, architectural, landscape and energy management/sustainability
- Demonstrated business and financial acumen with a strong P&L understanding.
- Exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills.
- Strong Leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building.
At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Education, Health Care and Senior Living locations across the United States. See more jobs like this one here. www.SodexoFacilitiesCareers.com
The Director of Facilities Operations is responsible for directing facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single unit. The Director of Facilities Operations manages the preventative maintenance and reactive repair of skilled trades, e.g., HVAC, plumbing, electrical, utilities; and manages the hiring, training and supervision of staff, professionals and management. The Director of Facilities Operations manages a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business. The Director may oversee construction work and often manages other core Sodexo services, and/or logistics of business/operations services, e.g., grounds keeping, laundry, food, security, inventory, mail, concierge services.