Director of Building Operations

Ro   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Healthcare


8 - 10 years

Posted 34 days ago

This job is no longer available.

What You'll Do: Facility Management

  • Direct the day-to-day operations and longer-term projects ensuring that all building systems are functioning well and the facility is maintained in excellent condition for employees and guests
  • Hire and oversee contractors for office moves, renovation projects and supervise construction, equipment installation, and repair projects.
  • Ensure Ro complies with all legal requirements associated with facilities-related work, such as permits and other required certificates from the city.
  • Identify necessary repairs or replacement needs, oversee scheduled and routine maintenance and document and address unsafe conditions.
  • Employ proactive and sometimes rapid decision-making skills to manage maintenance problems quickly and efficiently as well as weigh appropriate use/coordination of outside contractors.
  • Implement process improvements to enhance efficiency and consistency, including core work processes to improve facilities management
  • Collaborate with team leaders, team members, suppliers, and others on plan, design, communication and implementation of initiatives which impact RO's locations
  • Ensure high level of communication with all stakeholders on facility project status and potential challenges.
  • Use project management and communication tools effectively and consistently

What You'll Do: Real Estate

  • Evaluate facility needs, infrastructure operations, equipment and other requirements and making recommendations on how best to facilitate those needs
  • Build effective and collaborative relationships with internal clients and teams, suppliers and functional groups to maintain Ro's facilities, streamline issue identification/resolution, and strengthen service delivery.
  • Manage our real estate brokers and landlords across all US Ro locations
  • Engage brokers in the search for new offices as needed.
  • Manage to required budgets

What You'll Do: Supplier/Vendor Engagement

  • Negotiate and communicate with outside contractors or suppliers- obtaining estimates/quotes for necessary services, materials, and equipment; providing detail job's scope along with maintaining files on repair or installation history.
  • Provide proper engagement/performance/oversight of third-party service providers as needed for delivery of office services including:
  • Building Management
  • carpentry, electrical. painting, plumbing, heating/ cooling, ventilation, roofing and security-related
  • Managed by Q (office maintenance)
  • Staples / Business suppliers
  • Food & Beverage vendors for coffee, water office snacks

What You Bring to the People Team

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years experience in facilities and experience overseeing multiple locations
  • Comfortable relying on experience and judgment to plan/accomplish a broad array of maintenance tasks with competing demands
  • Budget management experience
  • Proven ability working with outside vendors and contractors
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to negotiate with contractors and vendors and provide or obtain clear information