Facilities & Operations Director
Newly Created Leadership Role
Strong Project Management and Communications
About Our Client
Our client is a long established service organization with an excellent reputation. They have recently restructured their business with growth plans, and created a new leadership role looking for a Facilities & Operations Director to join the leadership team.
Reporting to the MD and overseeing a team, you will play a key role in providing leadership to the facility team and the core support functions to ensure smooth operation of the business. You will also be a value adding partner to the other senior management by aligning services most effectively and efficiently with organizational imperatives.
You will lead and direct Facilities, Procurement, Transportation and Health & Safety functions. You goal is to ensure an efficient and effective administration in support of the overall operations through formulating, monitoring and implementing of world-class policies and procedures. In particular, you will:
- develop world class best practices and processes
- ensure continuous improvement on facilities, service quality and delivery, as well as a safe and healthy environment for both the staff and members of the organization
- oversee purchasing and set up effective purchasing strategy and policy to drive cost savings
- lead, train and develop your team
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 - 12 years' facilities and project management experience, with proven track record in managing complex projects ideal. A strategic thinker with sound problem solving skills, you will have the ability to manage ambiguity and crisis. You will also have demonstrated first class customer service with a proactive and professional approach to influence and engage effectively with stakeholders. You will be a strong communicator with outstanding presentation skill and be fluent in English; while Chinese language ability highly recommended. Professional qualifications such as RICS and/or IFMA preferred.
What's on Offer
This is a newly created position, where you have direct impact to the future of the operations. Position also offers excellent work life balance opportunity.