Manager, Facilities

Facilities   |   Seattle

Who You Are:

The Facilities Manager position is responsible for facility management at their assigned complex or multiple sites (includes the following: operation and building maintenance, safety and security, facilities planning, contracted services and staff management). This position will demonstrate a high level of commitment to excellence and customer service by providing consistent, high quality products, services and opportunities, which support and ensure a functional and thriving work environment. The Facilities Manager (FM) reports to the Director.

Your Next Challenge:

• Staff Management: Reception, Mail room, Security, Housekeeping, Maintenance
• Contracted Services Management: Developing productive relationships with vendors, consultants and contractors
• Contracted Services Management: Establishes performance criteria, negotiates service contracts, and evaluates performance of supervised staff and contracted services
• Operations and Building Maintenance: Plan, design and manage buildings and grounds/Coordinate physical workplace and systems with the people and work of the organization/Improving efficiency to ensure facilities meet government regulations and environmental, health and security standards
• Work closely with Landlord/Building Management on all property related matters
• Responsible for overseeing all costs related to facilities and ensures that all expenses are processed accurately and on a timely basis in conjunction with firm financial period-end dates
• Compile and administer facilities operating expense budgets, prepare forecasts and targets, explain variances and create action plans for improvement
• Oversee and enforce internal security, health and safety policies and procedures
• Accountable for space utilization, interior planning, office moves, rearrangements, relocations, construction management, special projects and storage facilities
• Maintains effective working relationships with peer managers, departments and staff
• Develops and maintains the intranet based Facilities Ticket System, Help Desk, Facilities Home Page and any other communication channels as required

What You'll Need:

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in this field
• College degree preferably in a commercial discipline
• Certification (CFM-Certified Facility Manager) a plus
• Solid facility/operations/management experience
• Experience in high-volume, fast-paced/dynamic work environments
• Knowledge and integrated understanding of building/mechanical/electrical systems
• Experienced in preparing work plans, cost estimates, space and furniture planning, reviewing design and construction documents and evaluating and negotiating contractual agreements
• Experience in developing and implementing project planning, facility safety, security and disaster recovery programs and procedures
• Knowledge of federal, state, local and building codes as well as ordinances pertinent to facilities planning, design construction and maintenance
• Working knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety, workplace safety, risk and hazard management
• Knowledge of budgeting cost estimating and fiscal management principles and procedures
• Skilled in using software applications for writing, project and task scheduling, drawing, budget and cost analysis, and managing information (knowledge of Excel, Access, and PowerPoint and Outlook)
• Working knowledge of Computer Automated Design system (CAD) is desirable
• Ability to negotiate contracts and agreements related to consultants, contractors and vendors within authorized budget and approval levels; entails working closely with Accounts Payable and Purchasing departments
• Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities by anticipating and prioritizing resources required to enhance effective delivery of product and services
• Ability to supervise, train and develop employees (to include organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments)
• Able to give effective feedback via utilization of performance management tools
• Foster a supportive environment that embraces staff and their development
• Ability to respond outside of normal working hours on an on-call or pager basis
• Quantitative and analytical abilities
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Comfortable in an advisory role for company leadership
• Proactive approach with facilities and people management


Who We Are:

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Getty Images is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.