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Executive Director, Facilities Operations

Company: Sodexo -Group
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Unit Description
We are the Communities we serve!
This account is part of the SodexoMAGIC portfolio of business.
Use your passion for service to create a positive impact and make a difference in the communities we serve! - SodexoMAGIC is a joint Sodexo/ Magic Johnson venture. SodexoMAGIC promises to empower the communities we serve by offering best-in & facilities management solutions, which create a positive impact and make a difference in the lives of our clients and customers. -SodexoMAGIC offers our dedicated service via the following Sodexo segments: - Corporate Services, Hospitals, K-12 Schools, and Universities.
The SodexoMAGIC partnership represents the union of two global brands that operate at peak performance. - Sodexo, a long-standing leader in "quality of life solutions" around the globe, and Magic Johnson Enterprises, the brainchild of NBA all-star Earvin Magic Johnson, took the game to new heights. -To learn more about SodexoMAGIC and read a message from Earvin "Magic" Johnson himself, click here.
We are currently seeking an Executive Director of Facilities Maintenance with solid leadership experience in total facilities services. - This manager will have technical knowledge of hard services (HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Manufacturing Equipment, Building Maintenance, etc.) and soft services, cleaning, and reception services with our corporate client Walgreens in Deerfield, IL. - This position requires a strategic leader, knowledge of managing and building client relationships, and proven experience developing, analyzing, and reporting data.Are You the One?Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Facilities Leader who can develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results, this may be the opportunity for you!
Key Responsibilities:


  • Leads or assists in the integration of processes within the client organization to maintain and develop agreed services that support and improve the effectiveness of its primary activities
  • 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
  • Manage other core Sodexo services and logistics of business/operations services, e.g., grounds keeping, laundry, security, inventory, mail, concierge services

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

    • Strong operational leadership of multiple services
    • Ability to interrupt, and present data in a complex environment
    • Ability to deliver exceptional Soft/Hard FM services and solutions -
    • Through operational excellence, provide continued innovation and value add services
    • Develops exceptional client relations and ability to grow services
    • Build and foster relationships across Sodexo internally to ensure additional market growth & promotion of comprehensive solutions to the client.
    • Collaborate with the management team in providing strategic direction and growth
    • Drive solutions that optimize the account portfolio.
    • Owns, and leads, the efforts in associate and leader growth and development - through mentoring, coaching, and succession planning
    • Ensure the organization's core values are modeled & driven throughout the region.
    • Excellent customer relationship skills

      Learn more about Sodexo's Benefits -
      Not the job for you?
      At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Health Care, and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.
      Working for Sodexo:
      How far will your ambition, talent, and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring, and career growth opportunities.
      Make an Immediate Impact.
      Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes, and optimize their infrastructure, which delivers tangible outcomes.
      Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation, including education, corporate services, health care, and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenges, and tremendous growth opportunities.
      Sodexo is committed to providing working conditions and client services that are safe and healthy and will follow all applicable COVID-19 prevention measures, including state/local or client-mandated mask, testing, and/or vaccine requirements.
      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.

Keywords: Sodexo -Group, Arlington Heights , Executive Director, Facilities Operations, Executive , Deerfield, Illinois

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