Facilities Manager Wanted at Wellington College International Tianjin

2010-11-16 20:53:17

The Role

The Facilities Manager reports to the Director of Operations and oversees the day-to-day running of the Maintenance, Cleaning and Security of all the College buildings and campus. It is essential for the Facilities Manager to establish a close working relationship with the Director and to perform all duties in the closest co-operation with him/her.


  • Providing leadership and direction to the day-to-day work of the above departments.
  • Advising the Director of Operations on all matters pertaining to the efficiency and smooth running of the above departments.
  • Manage the College's utilities, including water, sewage, fuel and power, and telephones.
  • With the Director of Operations, liaise regularly with the building contractor on any issues which may arise over the College buildings and/or the proximity of the construction site to the College campus.
  • With the Finance Manager and the Director of Operations, prepare an annual budget for presentation to the Governing Board, at a time set by the latter.
  • To be a member of relevant College committees, as directed by the Director of Operations.
  • Planning a rolling programme for maintenance, including appropriate contracts as required.
  • Conduct/supervise staff appraisals, as directed by the Director of Operations.
  • The College's office hours are Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 5.00pm, but the expectation is that the Facilities Manager will be prepared to attend for emergencies outside normal working hours.
  • All such other duties as the Director of Operations may reasonably from time to time communicate either orally or in writing.

Skills and Qualities

  • Educated to degree level, in an engineering or related subject and member of relevant professional body.
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant working experience in the service industry. Those with facilities management experience in other international schools, hospitals or hotels are preferred.
  • Experience of managing outsources contractors and internal maintenance staff.
  • Experience of working with new buildings and facilities preferred.
  • Whilst technical ability is essential, personal qualities such as drive, enthusiasm, energy, capacity for hard work, resourcefulness and good communication skills are just as important.

An application form and further details of the above positions are also available on the website. The completed application form, together with a letter of introduction and an up-to-date CV, including the names and contact details of three referees, should be sent to jobs@wellingtoncollegeintl.cn.
Closing Date: Thursday, 16th December 2010

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