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Head of Facilities 

adzuna-us  |  United States  |  

United StatesE Duane Ave, CA, 94085
Information Technology/Computing
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About the job At Google, we aim to foster Googley work environments that are collaborative, friendly and fun.

The Facilities Management team brings our spaces to life as you oversee the daily operations of our offices.

While roles with similar names at other companies can be far more mundane, you're a creative, organized customer service specialist, who takes pride in seeing things run smoothly and efficiently.

You go out of your way to make sure that clients are not only satisfied, but singing Google's praises.

You're comfortable in a fast-paced environment with the highest standards of excellence.

You aren't afraid to have fun with your job, and bring an enthusiasm, dedication and a collaborative spirit to build and maintain office spaces that facilitate some of the world's most cutting edge innovation.Just as Google products always focus on the user, Google offices focus on the Googler.

From state-of-the-art construction projects to maintaining our resident T.

Rex skeleton, the REWS team builds environments that keep Googlers feeling inspired.

We're a team of inquisitive real estate, construction and facilities operations professionals that are constantly searching for new ways to improve workplace efficiency and make Google a great place to come to work.As a Head of Facilities, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of facilities services and operations for a complex portfolio.

Your high level management abilities, strategic approach and leadership skills allow you to lead a unified approach in service delivery across functions, departments and businesses.

You will push the boundaries of what’s possible in facilities operational support and service delivery as a visionary and thought leader for REWS.

The Real Estate and Workplace Services (REWS) team creates inspiring spaces and innovative services that bring Google’s culture and values to life.

We build and maintain all aspects of what keeps our Googley workspaces operating seamlessly across multiple cities and regions globally.

We also manage the industry-leading services that help make Google a great place to work from how we design healthy and collaborative workspaces, create energizing food experiences, provide convenient transportation and fitness options, to delivering inclusive environments where Google and our employees can thrive.

Responsibilities Oversee a team and support their leadership development.

Act as a sounding board and mentor to help the Regional Facilities Managers effectively manage their teams.

Provide strategic leadership to the team related to the development of vendor partner relationships and setting a vision/approach that enables our partners to bring industry leading strategies to Google.Be accountable for the development of the portfolio-wide operating budget.

Inform the facility partner of the priorities to support their development and execution of the budget.

Partner with thought leaders across the REWS organization to develop proactive plans.

Work with Project Executives to ensure smooth handover process for new and refreshed spaces.

Foster relationships with the REWS Leadership team and ensure timely reporting and communication.

Maintain an understanding of adjacencies and the spaces within their portfolio to inform move plans.

Qualifications Minimum qualifications:Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.10 years of combined facility management experience and service experience with an emphasis on facilities, hospitality, corporate services, property management or equivalent office management experience.Experience in working with other business units to meet company goals and standards.

Preferred qualifications:MBA or Master's degree.Industry related certifications (e.g., CFM).Experience developing and managing budgets, including capital budget justification.Experience in project and program management at scale and across complex businesses with high level of execution and quality.

Ability to think 'out of the box' and bring creative, nonstandard and innovative solutions that help to enhance organizational function and enable team productivity.

Track record of impacting strategic change and initiatives at scale and across businesses.

Exceptional financial management skills.

Excellent people management and leadership skills with ability to influence at all levels.