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Mentoring a team, running a business, and partnering with clients all come together in this role.

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Director, Facilities Operations to support our North America regional corporate space operations for a leading food manufacturing client. This is a newly created position to join a rapidly growing account. Position is based on site in Camden, NJ with travel to visit and support team and client operations at other sites.

Reporting to the Account Vice President Operations, this role will be responsible for managing a large corporate campus, in addition to other smaller office locations across the country with 3 to 5 direct reports and requires frequent travel.

Position requires familiarity and expertise with a broad range of self-delivered and contracted services. Hard and Soft services, budget, and people management, KPI delivery and working in a GMP regulated environment. Must have experience with IFM service model - hard and soft delivery scope and leading FM engineering, facility, food, and workplace experience teams.

If you thrive on building relationships and participating in driving change this is an exciting opportunity to join our expanding FM team and grow your career.

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

  • Must have experience with IFM service model – hard and soft delivery scope and leading large teams.
  • 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.

Working for Sodexo:

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we offer:

  • Flexible and dynamic work environment
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Access to ongoing training and development programs
  • Countless opportunities to grow within the company

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Position Summary

The Executive Director of Facilities Operations leads or directs facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single mega-site or multi-site unit. This position may function as head of a small mega-site unit with three levels of management reporting up to this position; or may assist in the leadership of a large mega or multi-site unit reporting up to a VP, Facilities Operations. The Executive Director of Facilities Operations leads or assists in the integration of processes within the client organization to maintain and develop agreed services which support and improve the effectiveness of its primary activities. At the organizational level, the Executive Director of Facilities Operations may contribute to the delivery of strategic and operational objectives by reducing facility costs, and improving the productivity, revenue generating capacity and image of the entire organization. This position ensures a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business. The Executive Director of Facilities Operations often manages construction work and may coordinate and/or oversee contracted services for major construction. The position 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 - 7 years

Basic Functional Experience- 7 years in facilities management, engineering, management of business/operations service in both soft and hard facilities services

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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