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Senior Facilities Manager

Company: CBRE
Location: Fremont
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Senior Facilities Manager

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GWS Segment

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Areas of Interest

Building Management, Engineering/Maintenance, Facilities Management


Fremont - California - United States of America

Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) - Local is a hard services-led, tailored facility management solution. We self-perform hard services while partnering with best-in-class soft service providers to offer custom facility and project management solutions to our clients. We focus on empowering our team with a high-level of downstream accountability resulting in an agile and efficient service delivery.

In addition to our core facility and project management capabilities, our platform offers direct access to our best-in-class services, which include ESG, security consulting, workplace strategy, and workplace experience.


As a CBRE Senior Facilities Manager, you will lead many functions of building operations and maintenance for a facility, campus, or portfolio of buildings.

This job is part of the functional area of facilities management, which focuses on all aspects of the operations of a set of assets. It provides support to property managers regarding repairs and investment plans.


  • Provide formal supervision to employees. Track staff training and development. Conduct performance evaluations and mentor. Oversee the recruiting and hiring of new employees
  • Coordinate and lead the team's daily activities. Establish work schedules, assign tasks, and cross-train staff. Set and track staff and department deadlines. Mentor and coach as needed
  • Coordinate facility repairs and maintenance with technicians, vendors, and contractors
  • Maintain positive client relationships and conduct meetings on unresolved facility issues
  • Prepared and led large, high-profile capital projects, operating budgets, and variance reports
  • Perform facility inspections and quality assurance following local, state, and federal laws. Suggest and implement operational efficiencies, repairs, and upgrade opportunities
  • Build environmental health and safety procedures for facilities
  • Develop vendor relationships and supervise invoicing procedures. Review and approve purchase orders for procuring project parts, services, and labor
  • Apply broad business knowledge that integrates with others to achieve team and departmental objectives
  • Lead by example and model behaviors that are consistent with CBRE RISE values. Influence others to adopt a different point of view while being guided by policies and departmental plans
  • Identify and tackle complex technical and operational problems
  • Understand and recognize the broader impact across the department
  • Improve and change existing methods, processes, and standards within the job discipline.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below represent the required knowledge, skill, and/or ability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


    • A bachelor's Degree is preferred, along with 5 - 8 years of relevant experience. A combination of experience and education will be considered in lieu of a degree. A valid driver's license is required. Facility Management certification is preferred.
    • Experience in staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring, measuring, appraising, and rewarding performance and retention is preferred.
    • Ability to exchange sensitive, complicated, and difficult information, convey performance expectations, and balance problems.
    • Leadership skills to empower the team to achieve broad operational targets with impacts on own job discipline, multiple job disciplines, and department.
    • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Examples include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
    • Extensive organizational skills and an advanced inquisitive mindset.
    • Intermediate math skills. Ability to calculate complicated figures such as percentages, fractions, and other financial-related calculations.

      Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

      California Residents: CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Senior Facilities Manager position is $135,000 annually and the maximum salary for the Sr Facilities Manager position is $175,000 annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience.Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE's applicable benefit program.

      Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

      Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

      NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

      CBRE GWS

      CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.

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Keywords: CBRE, Fremont , Senior Facilities Manager, Executive , Fremont, California

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