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Senior Manager, Building Operations, Estates

Our client is a leading firm in the higher education industry

Job No: 2737      |       Advertised on: 2023-05-22      |       CIC: Jaclyn Tan      |       Reg. No: R1104237
Job Location(s): West (eg: Queenstown, Jurong, Clementi, Tuas)

  JOB DESCRIPTION Our client is actively searching for a Senior Manager/ Manager, Building Operations, Estates to join their team!
If you are a dynamic individual seeking a new career opportunity, read further!

The staff will manage the day to day operations and maintenance of the assigned campuses, all aspects of building, improvement and fit-out projects which entail feasibility studies, budgeting, funding approval, design, project management, procurement, regulatory compliance and design review, quality assurance and timely delivery for successful handover. He/ She will plan and drive initiatives to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of divisional policies, system and processes and implement projects to support the operations and services of the University in its current campuses and the new Campus.

The responsibilities of this role are:
  • Responsible for all aspects of facility management and maintenance activities, addition/alterations, upgrading/refurbishment works to the estate that includes building services, Mechanical & Electrical (M&E) systems, security system, housekeeping, security services, horticultural, general logistics and regulatory requirements
  • Manage service providers deployed at the estate and ensure they maintain appropriate quality standards, adhere to maintenance work order executions, preventive maintenance compliance, timely delivery, facility resource management and inventory control
  • Ensure that service providers carry out works with the necessary risk assessments and safety work procedures in place to manage works and project risks.
  • Obtain stakeholders’ requirements to plan and review space programme for the development of campus, buildings and facilities to support the University's academic, administrative and student activities.
  • Review the designs/specification/drawings submitted by consultants and/or contractors, to value add to achieve quality, compliance and value for money.
  • Attend meetings and to carry out inspections on site to check that the works carried out by the contractors meet the desired quality/workmanship, completed on time and within budget.
  • Be part of the sustainability workgroup, draft policies, implement initiatives and compile data and statistics for reporting
  • Undertake any other tasks or responsibilities as required by Management in the course of work

The ideal candidate will need to have the following qualities and experience:
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience with recognized degree in Engineering, Building, Estates or Architecture
  • Proven track record in managing functions such as policy, planning and project management
  • Self-driven, resourceful team player with good analytical, communication, writing and interpersonal and change management skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, relevant Singapore Standards, Codes of Practices, and regulatory guideline
  • Ability to exercise initiative, manage pressure, multitask and work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Customer-centric with excellent people management skills and good interpersonal skills
  • Innovative and technology savvy, good articulation and writing skills
  • Cooperative and colloborative team player
  • Ability to embrace, manage change and diversity in a fast-paced work environment to provide deliverables within short notice

An exciting career awaits the right candidate! Click "Quick Apply" to register your interest now.

All applicants' CV will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  SALARY Negotiable


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