Region Manager - Stamford
GE Global Growth & Operations - Stamford, CT

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GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

As a member of the management team will be responsible to maintain and implement coordinated strategies and policies for facilities management at corporate facilities/campuses within an assigned region. Manage an internal/external service provision team providing a full range of services to internal customers and stakeholders covering a number of profile offices. Partner with business leaders balancing the strategic intent with operational compliance and effectiveness.

Essential Responsibilities
Role covers management of 6 properties totaling 766k square feet housing over 2000 GE. Responsible for managing a diverse team of 5 GE employees and numerous contract worker facility management professionals.

  • Implement standard management processes and systems to include outsourcing and real estate management solutions.
  • Prepare and deliver against budget and capital expenditure projections.
  • Deliver significant contribution to businesses P&L benefit by deploying prudent financial practice to optimize cost advantage in relation to: Cash flow management – expense phasing; Cost management – expense base; Contract performance – supplier efficiency/productivity.
  • Create, manage and develop an effective, structured and motivated team of professionals of 4 or more. Culture to be driven by best value aligned with consistent high levels of service provision to the internal client.
  • Develop and maintain excellent supply chain relationships extracting maximum value without compromising quality and delivering optimum supplier value chain interrogation.
  • Develop/promote alternate workplace strategies to support maximum business effectiveness and cost efficiency.
  • Act as an advisor to all GE businesses to advise on property related matters.
  • Develop and implement risk-based preventative/reactive maintenance programs.
  • Implement capital planning and governance process translating business requirements into cost effective fit for purpose workplace and infrastructure solutions.
  • Ownership of all project activity ensuring scope is executed against agreed plan in a manner that is risk focused.
  • Implement and maintain Security Crisis Management (SCM) frameworks/processes aligned to GE's policies.
  • Maintain robust benchmark models both internal/external, reviewing and introducing best practices
  • Implement and maintain robust Environmental Health & Safety Management programs.
  • Develop and implement sustainability programs/ targets aligned to GE's global "Eco" strategies.
  • Design and maintain regional team and corporate real estate business continuity strategy and execution.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree (or in lieu of a Bachelor Degree a commercial real estate property certification (focused in facility management) AND a minimum of 12 years of experience in property management for commercial or corporate real estate and/or commercial property operations)
  • Minimum of 8 years' experience property management for commercial or corporate real estate and/or commercial property operations
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience operating with regional commercial property management accountability
  • Minimum of 4 years experience directly managing employees
  • Experience with managing vendors
  • Experience with Operational risk management in a fast paced corporate environment
  • Knowledge of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and Security Crisis Management (SCM) processes and procedures

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • MUST be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
  • MUST submit application for employment through COS (internal candidates) or (external candidates) to be considered for this position.
  • MUST be at least 18 years of age.
  • MUST be willing to comply with pre-employment screening, including but not limited to, drug testing, reference verification and background check.
  • MUST be willing to travel up to 10% of the time.
  • MUST be willing to work out of the Stamford, CT office.

    Legal authorization to work in the United States is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver against measurable business goals
  • Knowledge of financial terms and experience reviewing results of sophisticated financial models, cost/benefit analysis with strong cost and risk management skills
  • Ability to lead/drive strategy, prioritize and mobilize resources across a wide geographical area
  • Post-graduate degree level such as Diploma or Masters
  • Commercially aware, develops property solutions which anticipate trends within the Facility Management market
  • Excellent presentation, organization and communication skills
  • Ability to work with senior management on a regular basis and build business partnerships
  • Superior customer focus with ability to demonstrate value
  • Strong project and programmer management skills
  • Experience with analyzing complex situations, abstract specific solutions and influencing others on recommended course of action
  • Excellent strategic and analytical skills
  • Demonstrable high standard performance in the most complex, ambiguous and changing environments
  • Self-motivated, team player with experience leading a multi-functional team and contributing to regional goals
  • Independent thinker and capable of identifying emerging issues and recommending appropriate mitigation
  • High-level understanding of emerging/developing markets, diversity and cultural issues.
  • Experience in operating within a dynamic matrix environment and ability to balance short term needs with longer term strategic visions
  • Strong project management skills.

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