Facilities Manager

Facilities   |   Seattle

Who We Are:
Getty Images is one of the most trusted and esteemed sources of visual content in the world, with over 300 million assets including photosvideos, and music, available through its industry-leading sites www.gettyimages.com and www.istock.com. The Getty Images website serves creative, business and media customers in nearly every country in the world and is the first-place people turn to discover, purchase and share powerful visual content from the world’s best photographers and videographers. Getty Images works with over 250,000 contributors and hundreds of image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 160,000 newssport and entertainment events each year, impactful creative imagery to communicate any commercial concept and the world’s deepest digital archive of historic photography.

Who you are:

You’re excellent at troubleshooting and multitasking which are used in the proper delivery of services to the business. You are always updating your knowledge and skills to stay abreast of the latest advancements in the Facilities industry. Thus, you’re an excellent self-starter, always a few steps ahead readily prepared for any issues that may come up. These skills aid you in your ability to lead or serve as a contributor to global or local facilities initiatives. 

Your next challenge:

  • Manages staff: reception, mailroom, security, maintenance, and cleaning
  • Manages all contracted services: Develops productive relationships with vendors, consultants, and contractors
  • Manages all contracted services: Establishes performance criteria, negotiates service contracts, and evaluates the performance of supervised staff and contracted services
  • Maintains operating facility and/or building: Plans designs and manages buildings and grounds. Coordinates physical workplace and systems with the people and work of the organization. Improves efficiency to ensure facilities meet government regulations and environment
  • Works closely with landlord/building or property management on all property-related matters
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining 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, prep
  • Oversees and enforces 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


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant and/or management experience in this field
  • 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 cell phone basis
  • Quantitative and analytical abilities

Education and Certifications

  • College degree preferably in a commercial discipline
  • Certification (CFM-Certified Facility Manager) a plus

Leadership Principles

  • Trustworthiness, Transparency, and Openness
  • Raise the Bar
  • Lead by Example
  • One Voice
  • Bring Me Solutions
  • No Silos
  • The Obligation to Care

Management Competencies

  • Communication
  • Customer Focus
  • Leadership
  • Managing Performance
  • Results Focus

Getty Images is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. Getty Images believes that diversity is critical to our success in moving the world with images and is committed to creating an inclusive, mutually respectful environment that celebrates diversity. We seek to hire on the basis of merit, competence, performance, and business needs.