Operations/Facilities Manager

Job Description

A leading consulting firm located in Chicago Loop seeks a Operations/Facilities Manager to join their team. The Operations/Facilities Manager will be responsible for overseeing the facilities operations of the Chicago office including managing office services and building contracts, responsible for developing budget forecasts and tracking performance as well as some supervisory tasks.


Responsibilities of the Operations/Facilities Manager:

  • Manage the facilities and office services operations of the Chicago office including the establishment of work priorities, space-planning, construction build-outs, and project management
  • Develop and track budgets for facility-related spending
  • Ensure building and services-related contract compliance and invoicing accuracy
  • Responsible for performance management, professional development, and team building of the office services team
  • Ensure the optimal functioning of building systems including mechanical, fire/life safety, elevators etc.
  • Plan, develop and coordinate administrative policies, procedures and reports
  • Manage all vendor and landlord relationships
  • Perform/assist on real-estate lease and/or sub-lease reporting, due diligence and task execution    
  • Work with the business and improvement-teams to collect and act on needs and initiatives
  • Assign desks/offices for all employees, maintain appropriate space/seating records
  • Participate in team meetings
  • Perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned

Job Requirements

Requirements of the Operations/Facilities Manager:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required (Business Administration, Management, or related field)
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in an office services/facilities role in a professional services firm is required
  • IFMA CFM (Certified Facilities Manager) or equivalent preferred  
  • Solid purchasing, lease and contract management experience as well as experience managing build-outs
  • Strong organizational, communication, and problem solving skills required
  • Proficiency with personal computer and their business applications required, including Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of CAD, CAFM experience a plus   

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $75,000.00 - $85,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Admin - Clerical
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Consulting
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 0677-20
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Operations/Facilities Manager

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