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Facilities / Facility Manager

XB Consultants

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Facilities / Facility Manager


FACILITIES / FACILITY MANAGERApply ToEtienne van WykLocationZurich RegionPosition TypePermanentSalary/RateDepending on CandidateJOB DESCRIPTION

As Facilities Manager of our client, you are responsible for the EMEA HQ.

The role manages all aspects of the facility of an office of roughly 500 people.

This role reports into VP of HR and works closely with the CEO of the company to determine company goals and strategy regarding office change and growth.


Project management, supervising and coordinating of complex facility planning and projects;

Calculating and comparing costs for required goods or services to achieve maximum value for money;

Planning for future development in line with strategic business objectives;

Managing and leading change to ensure minimum disruption to core activities;

Directing, coordinating and planning essential central services such as reception, travel bookings for all employees in Switzerland, fleet manager, etc.

Ensuring the building meets safety requirements and that facilities comply with QEHS legislation

Planning best allocation and utilisation of space and resources for new buildings, or reorganising current premises;

Checking that agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily and following up on any deficiencies;

Coordinating and leading various experts to cover areas of responsibility;

Using performance management techniques to monitor and demonstrate achievement of agreed service levels and to lead on improvement;


BA Degree

10+ years experience in similar role

Fluent German and English

You will need to demonstrate:

Interpersonal, relationship-building and networking skills;

Procurement and negotiation skills;

The ability to multi-task and prioritise your workload;

Time management skills;

Project management skills;

Research skills and the ability to draw information from various sources, including people;

Clear and concise writing skills and the ability to handle long and complex documents;

Teamworking skills and the ability to lead and motivate others;

IT skills;

Team leadership skills

Practical, flexible and innovative approach to work.


Etienne van Wyk


+41 22 595 4613