Facilities Manager, Paris site

Job Title: Facilities Manager, Paris site
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Paris, France
Salary: EUR
Reference: 64
Contact Name: Janet Downer
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 09, 2017 12:39

Job Description

I am recruiting for a Facilities Manager for a new office under construction in Paris.  Experience of managing multi-site portfolios and with an understanding of both hard and soft services is key for this role.

Candidates must be fluent in French and English.




The Facilities Manager will lead a team to manage the day-to-day client activities for the assigned property/facility, and be the on-site key point of contact for key stakeholders and/or client. The role will assume overall responsibility for site budgets, accounting and finance, maintenance and operations, contract services, purchasing of material, equipment & supplies, occupancy services and helpdesk.



  • People Management (where applicable)
  • Client/Stakeholder Management
  • Procurement & Vendor Management
  • Contracts Management
  • Finance Management
  • Health & Safety Management
  • Site Operations Management
  • Risk Management
  • Achieve Key Performance Indicators and Service Level Agreement targets


Ideal Experience

  • Min. Bachelor’s degree in facilities management, building, business or other related field &/or  3-5 years experience in facilities, property management, hospitality or related field
  • Has experience working in environment
  • Knowledge of local occupational health and safety requirements
  • Knowledge of critical facilities
  • Knowledge of vendor management for specialized services
  • Has an understanding of basic technical aspects of property (Computer Room Air-conditioning, Chiller system, Fire Protection system, Mechanical & Electrical system, BMS system)
  • Proven capacity to understand and interpret commercial contracts
  • Strong budget management and financial analysis skills


Critical Competencies for Success

  • Client Focus & Relationship Management
  • Team Leadership (where applicable)
  • Project Management & Organizational Skills
  • Problem Solving & Strategic Thinking


Other Personal Characteristics

  • Strong communicator – Good presentation skills and possesses strong verbal & written communication skills (English & French),  also an active listener
  • Passion for quality – has an eye for detail to make sure the best delivery of services
  • Self-motivated; confident & energetic
  • Ability to effectively deal with stressful situations
  • Flexible – able to adapt to rapidly changing situations
  • Strongly goal-oriented – able to focus on meeting all performance targets
  • Is a team player – able to cooperate and work well with others to meet targets
  • Proven ability to initiate and follow through with improvement initiatives
  • Exhibits honesty & trustworthiness
  • Open to new ideas & willing to challenge status quo

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