Facilities Site Operations Manager

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  • Job Reference: PR/000699
  • Job Title: Facilities Site Operations Manager
  • Location: Paris
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to €60,000 + Excellent Package & Opportunities
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 3 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Maxwell Stephens have been assigned by a multinational corporate company to recruit an experienced and energetic Site Operations Manager, to provide operational leadership for their Paris and South West EMEA locations.


  • Manage the efficient delivery of all services within the agreed scope with our outsourced service provider by understanding the business objectives and constraints of the Paris & South West EMEA offices to provide the best working environment for our employees and customers.
  • Develop strong working relationships with employees, key internal stakeholders and business leaders at the site to gain insight into the immediate and future needs of the business. In conjunction with the Senior EMEA FM Lead, leverage this intelligence to inform and influence the overall site strategy with respect to programs, services, occupancy and improvements.
  • Manage and understand the agreed budgets and provide explanations of any differences between budget and actual spend including project financials.
  • Develop, in conjunction with our service providers, the forecasts each quarter.
  • Carry out regular inspections of the office space to ensure that the correct standards are maintained.
  • Ensure our offices are compliant with local Health & Safety legislation.

Encourage and develop new ideas and initiatives with our outsourced providers with the objective of enhancing service levels, improving cost efficiency and contributing to a unique employee experience.
  • Partner with Global Safety and Security team on Incident management, emergency response and safety.
  • Drive improvements in and execute the sustainability strategy.
  • Partner with other core business functions within the structure and supporting teams such as IT & AV. etc. to provide co-operation and assistance as required to support the delivery of their services to enable employee success.
  • Establish occupancy strategies, planning best allocation and utilization of space and resources for new buildings, or re-organizing current premises.
  • Provide leadership to foster an engaged community across the office. Explore opportunities for connecting geographically with partnering teams on shared initiatives.
  • Negotiate and/or mediate on space, occupancy and project related issues to reach the best outcome for the business. Recognize the point of compromise or escalation and take action to prevent initiatives from stalling.


  • Exceptional interpersonal relationship development skills, with the ability to communicate effortlessly at all levels within the organization
  • 5+ years of experience working within a Facilities Management environment with responsibility for Hard & Soft Services and Standard SLA’s & KPI’s
  • Experience partnering with employee workers council and committees
  • A positive “can do” attitude and a willingness to become totally at one with office Leaderships’ expectations.
  • Familiarity with construction management principles, and the ability to lead small projects as needed.
  • A good knowledge of Building Services, Mechanical, Electrical, HVAC
  • Exemplary financial stewardship from planning and managing operational and capital budgets within a narrow variance band.

”The ideal candidate will possess a proven track record of developing strong interpersonal relationships, understanding and prioritizing the immediate and long-term needs of the business, overcoming challenges with thoughtful and creative solutions, and maintaining high levels of employee satisfaction.”
  • Previous experience in a customer-oriented role
  • Qualification in relevant Facilities Management discipline
  • IOSH or NEBOSH qualification desirable
  • Must have the ability to travel when required
  • Strong analytical skills to understand and identify root causes, trends and opportunities
  • Make decisions quickly and courageously; be willing to learn from mistakes and appropriately adjust
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in both French & English.
  • Must speak confidently at leadership meetings and employee all-hands.
  • Other language skills, preferred but not essential
  • Savvy negotiating tactics; ability to guide and influence toward what is best for the business

To apply, send your CV to cv@maxwellstephens.com click the ‘apply now’ button below.

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