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Put your innovative technical solutions to work to drive strong business results in Facilities/Engineering.

Sodexo's Facilities Management segment is seeking an Executive Director in Melrose, MA to lead our Facilities Operations program at Tufts Melrose Hospital.

Under the direction of the Sodexo Vice President of Operations, the Executive Director is responsible for all Medical Center systems, mechanical, electrical, structural, civil, low voltage, demolition, ILSM Process, architectural, landscape, and NFPA 101 Life Safety Regulatory requirements. Responsible for all operational and capital budgets for all areas under construction and life safety. Responsible for the development and implementation of system framework to support asset management program and preservation of the hospital Infrastructure system wide. Responsible for the support of the Hospital and Departmental Mission of providing a safe and respectful environment for all hospital individuals.

Provides the direction, oversight, and coordination of all functions and activities of the Facilities Management Departments, including Engineering, Plant Operations, and Facilities Management. The Facilities Systems Director will assume overall responsibility for the safe and efficient functioning, maintenance and operation of all buildings, equipment, machinery, systems, and grounds keeping. Will direct, plan, coordinate and is administratively and professionally responsible for the proper installation, operation and maintenance of uninterrupted light, heat, power, water, and monitoring systems of all health system buildings and services. The Systems Director has oversight of budgets, staffing, short- and long-range planning, program development, policy and procedure for all Facilities department, construction/renovation operations, landscape operations, campus planning, skilled trades’ contractors, maintenance and repair programs and energy management. Work in partnership with the owner representative for construction activities. Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and regulatory agencies, efficiency of services and delivery of optimal customer service.

  1. Plans, improves, and maintains owned and leased facilities and equipment.
  2. Provides strategic leadership and vision for departments.
  3. Provides coordination and direction in the design, review, and specifications of construction and remodel projects with architects and administration. Monitors day to day activities and work on Engineering, Plant Operations, Aesthetics and Grounds. Provides oversight as needed for contractors and construction managers.
  4. Directs, manages and coordinates with the functional authority for planning, organization, control and integration to ensure completion of projects.
  5. Negotiates project contracts with the direction of Hospital Senior Leadership.
  6. Manages activities concerning technical development and scheduling.
  7. Establishes and manages budgets and productivity targets. Controls expenditures within the limitations of the project and department budgets.
  8. Ensures maintenance of physical structures, HVAC, mechanical, electrical systems, utility systems, and grounds are in operative and safe working condition at all time.
  9. Responsible for constant state of readiness to comply with TJC, Life Safety preparedness, OSHA, Air/ Water preparation compliance and document requirements.
  10. Ensures that the Health System is following all local, state, and federal codes and regulations.


Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

Employees who work in Healthcare are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment, absent a legally required exception, and are required to report their vaccination status as required by applicable law and/or client requirements.


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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.


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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