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
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
Please submit your resume to:
for immediate consideration.