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Director - Head of Critical Services and Construction

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Business Overview:


Premises is responsible for day to day operational oversight of BNP Paribas campus, consisting of over 750,000 square feet of Class A  office space centralized in the New York / New Jersey metropolitan area, with satellite office across the US. Assure the effective functioning of a facility to provide an efficient and safe working environment for employees and their activities by using best business practices to manage resources, services and processes to meet the needs of the company Candidate will report to the Head of Facilities  


Responsibilities:

  • Supervise maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment

  • Manage a outsourced team of engineers and be responsible for all as critical service equipment across all locations

  • Single of point of contact and internal relationship manager for all hard services

  • As head of team, responsible for all administrative, governance and continuous improvements

  • Oversee facility refurbishment and renovations

  • Construction project management

  • Assist head of mission critical systems

  • Implement best practice processes to increase efficiency

  • Client Issue resolution

  • Obtain quotes and tenders from vendors and suppliers

  • Calculate and compare costs for goods and services to maximize cost-effectiveness

  • Negotiate contracts to optimize delivery and cost saving

  • Coordinate and monitor activities of contract suppliers, as well as, projects and activities with IT, Security and other internal departments

  • Manage contractor /vendor relationships, as well as, manage and review service contracts to ensure facility management needs are met

  • Ensure delivery schedules, quantity and quality criteria are met

  • Check completed work by contractors and vendors

  • Verify payment and invoicing match contract pricing

  • Budget and forecasting

  • Monitor and supervise  landlord building management to ensure all required services are operational




Minimum Required Qualifications:


  • Supervise maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment

  • Oversee facility refurbishment and renovations

  • Construction project management

  • Head of mission critical systems

  • Implement best practice processes to increase efficiency

  • Client Issue resolution

  • Obtain quotes and tenders from vendors and suppliers

  • Calculate and compare costs for goods and services to maximize cost-effectiveness

  • Negotiate contracts to optimize delivery and cost saving

  • Coordinate and monitor activities of contract suppliers, as well as, projects and activities with IT, Security and other internal departments

  • Manage contractor /vendor relationships, as well as, manage and review service contracts to ensure facility management needs are met

  • Ensure delivery schedules, quantity and quality criteria are met



Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Facilities Management, Facilities Engineering or related qualification such as project management, business management or construction management
  • 10 plus years of relevant industry experience
  • Working knowledge of:
    • Principles and practices of project management
    • Principles and practices of business administration
    • Financial principles and practices
    • Human resource management principles and practices
    • Electrical and mechanical systems
    • Procurement and contracts
    • Sound knowledge of health, safety and environmental regulation
    • Experience in construction, maintenance and all facets of facility operation
    • Supervisory experience
    • Solid computer and systems knowledge



FINRA Registrations Required:

 


  • Not applicable



BNP Paribas is committed to providing a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability (physical or mental), marital status, citizenship, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, or any other legally protected status.



Primary Location: US-NJ-Jersey CityJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: MISCELLANEOUSEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 7 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to deliver / Results drivenTransversal competency: Ability to manage a project