Manager, Facilities

Title: Manager, Facilities

Employment Status: Exempt

Salary: $60-75,000

Supervisor Title: Director, Facilities and Chief Talent and Administrative Officer

Date: August 2022

 Summary of Position:

Meridian is seeking a highly motivated and organized Manager, Facilites. Reporting to the Director, Facilities, this position provides a wide range of administrative functions including record keeping, materials and services order and invoice processing, scheduling and employee assignments, interdepartmental communications, and staff interactions to ensure efficient management of the department. The successful candidate must be resourceful, able to work independently and adjust easily to changing priorities. Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal in a diverse, inclusive environment, and time management skills required. The capacity to define problems and look beyond the obvious to find effective solutions is expected. Work requires an exquisite attention to detail and exceptional organization skills.

This position is located in Washington D.C. on 3 contiguous acres with approximately 75,000 sf of historic building space. Meridian requires MD, DC, or VA residence for all employees. The position is expected to be on-site, with minor flexibility for off-site work. Effective January 4, 2022, all Meridian staff are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable medical or religious accommodation is approved. This position is considered essential and may be required to work during an emergency closing.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and supervise daily service work and events setups to ensure that all tasks are performed correctly, efficiently, and effectively
  • Work closely and collaboratively with events staff to anticipate needs and provide a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Master and weekly calendar management for maintenance plans, staff schedules and leave, and event support staffing
  • Willingness and ability to work a varied work schedule, assist the team with event setups and/or weather events as needed to support Meridian’s schedule
  • ay-to-day operations and maintenance program, including maintaining and managing CMMS system, and primary communicator with stakeholders
  • Develop and implement systems to maintain equipment inventories, compliance activities, maintenance records, and budget documentation
  • Assist in the development and establishment of policies and procedures to ensure safe and efficient operations and maintain compliance with all applicable regulations
  • Assist in the development, administration, and monitoring of annual operating budgets for utilities, preventive maintenance, repairs, supplies, and equipment procurement
  • Responsible for completing all organizational administrative responsibilities in a timely manner and meeting all organizational administrative deadlines
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Education/Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in architecture, engineering or related field preferred.
  • 2-5 years of progressively responsible experience overseeing maintenance and operations.
  • Or any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Experience in historic environments a plus.
  • Conversational and/or fluency in Spanish a plus.

Technical Requirements:

Proficiency in the following software programs is necessary for this role:

  • Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • CMMS Software Systems
  • Experience in using Maximo or similar work control system.
  • Experience in project controls and contract administration.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Superior organizational and management skills with attention to detail and dedication to providing the best service possible; strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to coordinate the work of numerous skilled and unskilled trades and craftsmen simultaneously, while minimizing impact on Meridian’s day-to-day activities.
  • Extensive experience, critical thinking skills and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, along with the ability to work independently and problem solve
  • Ability to manage and lead a team in a variety of maintenance and event related activities.
  • Strong inter-cultural communication skills; maturity, cultural sensitivity, and tact suitable for working with individuals from around the world.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 75 pounds of boxes and equipment for various event needs.
  • Ability to work within a 9am to 7pm window, with weekend support as necessary

Employer’s Statement

Meridian is committed to creating a diverse environment. We believe in empowering global leaders and amplifying voices of a wide variety of backgrounds to create pathways for greater understanding, shared value and respect for all cultures as connecting people has been our foundation for over 60 years. If you share our values and enthusiasm to promote non-partisan collaboration to address global challenges and opportunities, you can find a home at Meridian.

As an equal opportunity employer, Meridian promotes equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, family responsibilities, marital, veteran or military status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, matriculation, political affiliation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Equal employment opportunity will be offered and maintained to all persons at every stage and condition of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall, and termination.

How to Apply 

Qualified candidates should apply here. Only candidates being considered for this position will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS in reference to this position will be accepted.