Director of Workspace EMEA

Back to Vacancies List
  • Job Reference: Ref/000123
  • Job Title: Director of Workspace EMEA
  • Location: Berkshire or London
  • Basic Salary Range: £Excellent + Superb Package & Opportunities
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Our client is one of the worlds leading technology organisations.


They are looking to hire the most exceptional and are on a mission to create the very best employee experiences where everyone is treated equally and has access to amazing opportunities.

how to write a good facilities management CV


The opportunity

As part of the Global Workplace (FM) team this position is responsible for the management of approximately half a million square feet, just over £20 Million in Operating costs and operating in nearly 30 locations in the EMEA Region.


What You’ll Do

  • Act as the primary point of contact for all (Operations, Real Estate, Projects, etc.) at the sites.
  • Develop, articulate and fulfill the vision for the sites.
  • Develop business relationships at the site level to be able to proactively address space and services issues.
  • Direct, manage and provide oversight to all of our site vendors; including our outsourced facilities management team.
  • Manage all aspects of the financials including budget adherence and the ongoing forecasting of operating expenses and capital projects.
  • Partner with Global Safety and Security team on Incident management, emergency response and safety.
  • Manage the site “experience”, ensure best delivery of Site Services: Wellness, Café, Shipping/Mail, etc. as applicable for the sites.
  • Manage and lead change to ensure minimum disruption to core activities.
  • Site level M&A integration, consolidation and/or closures.
  • Drive improvements in and execute the sustainability strategy.
  • Implement and coordinate EWS initiatives and programs at the site level.
  • Partner with the teams in EWS and contribute to the development of the real estate strategy, site services, projects, space design.
  • Establish occupancy strategies, planning best allocation and utilization of space and resources for new buildings, or re-organizing current premises.
  • Develop metro level plans for growth and change (Scenario Planning)
  • Owners rep for all projects across the sites; ensure the project metrics are met, with great cross functional communication.
  • Partner with People Resources and IT to address any opportunities or issues regarding the employee experience at the site.
  • Develop site level analytics and business cases to support key decisions


What You Need to Succeed

  • 10 years work experience, at least 5 year in Regional Facilities Management or Customer Relationship Management leadership role
  • Excellent Partnership & alignment skills with key partners to achieve common goals
  • Excellent customer service, communication, influence and negotiation skills
  • High capability in operating in and managing cross-functional and multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Ability to develop business case proposals to senior executives
  • Excellent judgement and ability to build relationships across distance
  • Innovation, process improvement/organisational efficiency
  • Problem solving, analytical skills


Seem of interest? Please send your CV directly to Peter Forshaw –