• Director 2 - Facilities Operations

    Location US-MS-Jackson
    System ID
    85266
    Category
    Facilities
    Relocation Type
    Yes - According to Grade
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo higher education is seeking a Director of Facilities in Jackson, Mississippi.  Reporting directly to the District Manager, this job will be responsible for managing a budget and a team of approximately 20, overseeing Grounds, Custodial, and Hard FM services for over 800K square ft of building space and 10+ acres, with potential growth in the future. Universities experience would be great!

     

    *RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE! *

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    Combine your proven leadership and Facilities Management technical expertise to enhance existing (or new) client programs including short- and long-range planning, construction/renovation projects, preventative and corrective maintenance, energy management, grounds and landscaping, and janitorial.

     

     

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Certified Facilities Manager (CFM) is a plus; and
    • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or related fields is preferred.

    Working for Sodexo:

    How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

     

    We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day. 

     

    Apply Now!

    Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now!

     

    Not the job for you?

    At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.

    Position Summary

    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.

     

     

    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic education requirement- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

    Basic management experience- 5 years

    Basic functional experience- 5 years

     

    Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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