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Senior Manager, Facilities Maintenance & Operations

Full Time
2 days ago

Position highlights

Are you a passionate leader who is ready for the next challenge? Bring your proven competences in initiation, judgment and problem solving to this challenging role located at the Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH). We offer a positive work environment where we support collaboration and innovation.

As the Senior Manager, Facilities Maintenance & Operations, you will manage and provide direction to a team of skilled trades individuals along with contracted specialized service providers. This facility operates 24 hours a day, 365 days per year, serving the population of British Columbia.

You will provide support to our RCH's executive leadership, as a member of their senior leadership team. You will act as the Facilities Management subject matter expert, providing advice on our site infra-structure issues pertaining to the advancement of the campus clinical mission.

Build on your education and career experience as you:
    •Establish, develop and implement department goals, objectives and operational requirements consistent with the Facilities Management objectives and RCH's clinical mission. You will review current operations and develop appropriate systems and processes to reflect effective and efficient facilities operations, improving the delivery of care through innovation and your leadership. •Develop, implement and handle the annual operating and capital budget for RCH. This includes monthly financial reporting to Fraser Health Finance. •Manage recruitment, mentoring and professional development of staff and contract employees. You will supervise staff and provide work direction and assignment of duties. You will conduct performance evaluations and coach employees, and identify training/educational requirements. •Investigate work and/or staff performance issues and initiate disciplinary action. You will be required to participate in grievance processes and other labour relation matters, including labour/management meetings and essential service designation processes for RCH. •Lead development and continuous improvement of maintenance programs. You will apply planning/scheduling techniques and risk-mitigation strategies to ensure effective delivery of preventive, predictive and responsive maintenance. •Manage contractual agreements for specialized maintenance, grounds and renovation work by: procuring and leading work of external providers, identifying terms of reference, negotiating and monitoring contracts. •Provide mentorship and feedback to the Facilities Management Planning & Project team on all stages of planning and implementation for all construction and renovation activities scheduled for campus. This includes the following: review of business cases, conceptual plans, design development, schematic designs, specifications and tender documents, construction implementation, commissioning, and post occupancy reviews.

Your background includes:
    •A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field •Seven (7) to ten (10) years recent, related progressive supervisory and management experience in a large complex unionized environment •An equivalent combination of education, training and experience is acceptable

Preference will be given if you have excellent interpersonal skills, who have the ability to clearly and concisely articulate information with the capability to customize information according to the audience. You have extraordinary technical writing abilities and are proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications. In addition, you have knowledge of business finances in a facilities management environment.

This Regular Full Time opportunity is located at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, BC.

Fraser Health is BC's largest health Authority, with a regional population of more than 1.6 million, residing in 20 dynamic communities from Burnaby in the west, to Boston Bar in the east.

Valued Benefits:

A career with Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of providers in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

We believe in your work with our dedicated team, come join in our commitment to provide quality care to our patients and clients. Our purpose - To improve the health of the population and the quality of life of the people we serve.

Our commitment
    •To be passionate in pursuit of quality and safe health care. •To inspire individual and collective contribution. •To be focused on outcomes, open to evidence, new ideas and innovation. •To embrace new partners as team members and collaborators. •To be accountable.

We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends and family as an excellent place to work! We believe and value diversity in the work force and aim to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

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Located in British Columbia, Fraser Health is one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing health authorities that operates 12 hospitals (including Level 1 and 3 Trauma Centres), the province’s firs...

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