European Southern Observatory:

Facilities Management Supervisor

Publicado el 15/08/2017

The Paranal Logistics and Facilities department is responsible for the provision of Hospitality services to the Paranal Observatory community (of 150 astronomers, engineers, technicians and clerks) as well as for the Facilities management which include construction and maintenance of infrastructures.

The Facilities Management entails activities such as maintenance & repairs of the existing infrastructures, minor civil works, vehicle fleet management, utilities management, which are mostly outsourced to specialised service providers.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the direct supervision of the Head of Department, the Facilities management supervisor will be responsible for the daily management of the contracts related to Facilities management services and liaise proactively with the service providers (currently 7).
The incumbent will verify the financial execution and the performance of the related contracts. S/He will provide support for the general building maintenance and the technical installations, following up the refurbishment and repair works. S/He will study, draw up and layout plans of the Observatory.
S/He will be required to assist in the preparation of the annual budgeting of the Facilities management activities and perform any other tasks in the area of competence as requested by the line management.
The incumbent will work in counter-shift with the Hospitality Operations Supervisor taking over the daily tasks of the position.

Reports to:
The Head of Logistics and Facilities Department.

Experience:
A minimum of 5 years of professional experience of which at least 3 in Facilities management with contract management responsibilities. Experience in working in an international environment is an advantage.

Key Competences:
_ Client oriented with excellent communicational skills.
_ Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
_ Excellent negotiation skills.
_ Good problem solving skills.
_ Excellent organisational skills including ability to plan, manage and prioritise workload to meet deadlines.
_ Confident user of Microsoft applications, knowledge and use of project and building management software packages is an advantage.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will be a professional in Facilities Management with a relevant tertiary qualification.
A university degree in Building engineering is an advantage.

Language Skills:
Very good English, both written and spoken, is mandatory and will be tested.

Remuneration and Contract:
We offer an attractive remuneration package including a competitive salary and medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial help in relocating your family. The initial contract is for a period of two years with the possibility of an indefinite extension, subject to evaluation.

Application:
Applicants are invited to apply online at the ESO Recruitment Portal. Applications must be completed in English and should include a motivation letter and CV.

Closing date for applications is 31 August 2017

No nationality is excluded, however non-Chilean applicants must have a permanent resident status according to Chilean regulations, at the time of the application.

Número de vacantes 1
Tipo de cargo Ingeniero
Área Logística
Actividad Empresa Científica
Región Empresa II Antofagasta
Ciudad Empresa Antofagasta
Lugar de Trabajo Observatorio Paranal

Requisitos

Estudios mínimos Universitaria
Situación de Estudios Graduado
Carrera : 1. Construcción Civil
Experiencia mínima Al menos 3 años
Conocimientos en computación Nivel Técnico
Requisitos mínimos Client oriented with excellent communicational skills.
_ Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
_ Excellent negotiation skills.
_ Good problem solving skills.
_ Excellent organisational skills including ability to plan, manage and prioritise workload to meet deadlines.
_ Confident user of Microsoft applications, knowledge and use of project and building management software packages is an advantage.

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Duración 2 años
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