Long Term Contract Facilities Manager
Self Opportunity - Chicago, IL

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Long-Term Contract Facilities Manager

Self Opportunity has partnered with one of the nation's leading companies in search of a Long-Term Contract Facilities Manager.

Position will source and manage contractors, local vendors, and other business on capital improvement projects and general repair and maintenance.

Position is based in Chicago and will cover Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan.

About the Position:
Develop capital budgets for restaurants

Conduct daily/monthly site visits as needed to assess general facility conditions

Consult operations on repair and maintenance related issues and trends

Conduct site visits with contractors, architects, tradesmen, and operators to implement capital project plans

Oversee work on large projects and follow up with a site visit on small projects to ensure they are properly completed and quality standards are maintained

Complete AFEs (Authorization for Expenditure) and secure approvals for all capital projects.

Approve and submit all vendor invoices for payment

Provide periodic updates of project status to Operations

Conduct quality assurance walk-through on new construction projects

Consult with facilities and development purchasing to acquire additional and /or replacement equipment

Maintain on-going relationships with core group of contractors and review/assess new service providers

Communicate clearly and effectively with Operations, contractors, city officials, architects, and landlord representatives regarding current scope of work and any anticipated problems

Provide consultation to unit managers, contractors, etc. regarding all code violation issues

Duration of contract is 6 months to 1 year, maybe longer

Contract pay is up to $47 per hour, position is full-time

At least 7 years facility management experience

Supervisory experience

Multi-unit Restaurant or Retail facility management experience

Bachelors degree in related field preferred

Very strong Excel Skills for reporting and analyzing cost saving initiatives

Excellent planning and organizational skills

Willingness to work very hands-on in a cross-functional team

75% Travel

Please submit your resume to:

for immediate consideration.

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