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Director 2 - Facilities Operations

Sodexo, Inc.
United States, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
June 23, 2022

Director 2 - Facilities Operations

US-OK-Oklahoma City | US-MO-St. Louis | US-IN-Indianapolis | US-IL-Open to IL, MO, and WI | US-MI-Open to MI, IN, MO | US-TX-Memphis
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Unit Description

Do you possess strong leadership skills and enjoy managing people, processes and projects-- all while traveling the USA?

This Director of Facilities Operations 2 will be part of Sodexo's Resource Bench which supports Sodexo's K-12 Schools in the United States' Midwest region. As a Resource Bench team member, you will receive specialized training both inside and outside the unit. Our curriculum is designed to further sharpen your skills and build your strengths, opening up opportunities within Sodexo for permanent roles!

This position requires 100% travel, which will provide unlimited networking possibilities. The position is virtual and supports K-12 Schools within the NORAM portfolio to fill critical vacancies and provide highly specialized support. This position is designed to be a short-term career step (12-18 months) as you seek a permanent leadership position with Sodexo.

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, janitorial, mail room operations, shipping and receiving, laboratory services and data center management services.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who 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.

*Note: This role is 100% travel with a typical schedule of 5 days on site, 2 days off. This position requires candidates to live near a major airport and possess a valid driver's license.

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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