1+ months

Executive Director, Facilities Operations

Ramsey, NJ 07446

Unit Description

Sodexo Government Services is seeking an Executive Director of Facilities Operations for the New York State Transit Authority located in the Ramsey, NJ. The Executive Director of Facilities Operations will report directly to the VP of Operations. This role will be responsible for managing the maintenance for 27 New York State Transit Authority (NYSTA) travel service plazas and a program management team and general maintenance workers. 


Combine your proven leadership and facilities management technical expertise to provide the highest level of service, innovation, and quality to enhance existing (or new) client programs including short and long range planning, construction/renovation projects, preventative and corrective maintenance, waste refuse and recycling management, grounds and landscaping. 


The ideal candidate will have:

  • proven track record of successful facilities management leadership experience as demonstrated by articulated results and accomplishments;
  • strong technical knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, structural, safety systems, architectural, waste, and grounds/landscaping;
  • ability to communicate effectively at the C-level;
  • demonstrated project management skills;
  • demonstrated business and financial acumen with a strong budget and P&L understanding and financial reporting;
  • exceptional customer service, relationship building, and communication skills;
  • strong leadership skills with a focus on talent development, diversity & inclusion, and team building; and/or
  • bachelor's degree in engineering, or related field, is preferred.

Learn more about Sodexos Benefits 


Not the job for you? At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.Working for Sodexo:How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.Make an Immediate Impact.Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes. Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, healthcare and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.

Position Summary

The Executive Director of Facilities Operations leads or directs facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single mega-site or multi-site unit.   This position may function as head of a small mega-site unit with three levels of management reporting up to this position; or may assist in the leadership of a large mega or multi-site unit reporting up to a VP, Facilities Operations. The Executive Director of Facilities Operations leads or assists in the integration of processes within the client organization to maintain and develop agreed services which support and improve the effectiveness of its primary activities.  At the organizational level, the Executive Director of Facilities Operations may contribute to the delivery of strategic and operational objectives by reducing facility costs, and improving the productivity, revenue generating capacity and image of the entire organization. This position ensures a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business.  The Executive Director of Facilities Operations often manages construction work and may coordinate and/or oversee contracted services for major construction. The position often manages other core Sodexo services, and/or  logistics of business/operations services, e.g., grounds keeping, laundry, food, security, inventory, mail, concierge services.



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 7 years

Basic Functional Experience- 7 years in facilities management, engineering, management of business/operations service in both soft and hard facilities services


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


Posted: 2021-03-19 Expires: 2021-05-16

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