Facilities Operations Professional



Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024
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Your Role and Responsibilities
Facility Program Manager in this role apply real-estate and facilities technical expertise to ensure the safe and reliable operations of IBM facilities, manage multiple projects, create business-case assessments, and conduct financial analysis. They identify problems and develop solutions related to facilities-management, operations, and space-planning issues. This includes facility operations and management services, advice and planning for all aspects of owned and leased facilities, and the performance of the physical plant infrastructure required for the safe and reliable operation of office, data center, research, development, and manufacturing facilities. They provide leadership and accountability for the success of multiple projects, where they are responsible for an array of activities, including negotiating business terms and lease documents, planning construction projects, and developing occupancy solutions. They make financial and portfolio-management recommendations based on a complete understanding and analysis of business strategies, business priorities, and accounting and financial targets derived through the development of comprehensive financial models that cover multiple potential investment opportunities. This includes the analysis and interpretation of complex data, the identification of issues, the development of alternatives, and the recommendation of solutions. Guides Functional Objectives or Technologies.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Corporate Headquarters Campus – Westchester County
High-visibility, fast-paced, pro-active approach, 24 x 7
Daily interactions with senior management
Onsite 5 days a week

Advises other professionals. Effectively utilize group dynamics. Negotiates to define approaches and goals. Interface with multiple organizations; daily interactions and assignments with Full Service Vendors.

Problem Solving:
Recognizes complex problems related to functional objectives. Applies creativity and judgment to developmental work on different projects within the business environment. Analyzes situations and implement solutions, or develop new system elements, procedures or processes.

Proven leadership track record with high-profile exposure interfacing with Senior Executive management.
Provides ongoing technical/operational guidance to lead professional work teams, conducts special projects, or manages department(s) (national or international). Understands department/ functional mission and vision. Utilizes expertise to influence people outside the department or function directly. Sometimes, no precedent exists. Defines and decides objectives within specified business concepts or projects and may have responsibility for tools and assigned resources.

Impact on Business/Scope:
Accountable for department results and activities and/or projects involving multi-functional teams. Activities are subject to business measurements, impact customer satisfaction, and impact project costs or expenses. Regularly participates in overall functional program planning.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
– Facility & Property Management
– Project management
– Leadership & Executive Interface
– Budget preparation and oversight
– Energy & Sustainability