Facility Manager III (Bilingual)

BGIS - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Job Field:
Facility/Property Management

Job Type:
Full time

Building Location:
Who We Are

BGIS is a leading provider of customized facility management and real estate services. With our combined team of over 6, 500 globally, we relentlessly focus on enabling innovation through the services we deliver, while actively looking for new opportunities that will enable innovation for our clients’ businesses. Globally, we manage over 320 million square feet of client portfolios across 30,000+ locations in North America, Europe, Middle East, Australia and Asia.

Further information is available at www.bgis.com

Why Choose BGIS?

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a recent graduate, we hire the best and brightest to inspire change for a sustainable future and drive innovation through best practices and technology within our communities and the real estate management services industry.

At BGIS, you will be part of a diverse, team-oriented workplace, with opportunities to drive your career development forward. Our goal is to ensure that our workforce is a reflection of the diversity that exists within the community in which we operate and serve. We offer a competitive and value-driven compensation and benefits package, great employee programs, a healthy work life balance, and more. Join our team and become part of a leading global corporate real estate company today!


BGIS, is currently searching for a Facility Manager to join our team. The Facility Manager III ensures that client facilities are operated and maintained cost-effectively, safely, efficiently as per the operating parameters of the Statement of Work and management contract. This job is accountable for the management, financial and operational performance of a facility or group of facilities within a region. The Facility Manager III is the primary BGIS Canada representative for day-to-day contact with the Client and the Tenants for performance of the contract.


Financial control:
Responsible for the development of budgets (O&M, Transaction {rents etc.} and capital project expenditures), and be able to defend the logic to superiors and clients using BGIS Canada financial reports, perform monthly budget analyse and reforecast allocations as necessary
Meet annual targets as per contractual performance indicator
Manages facilities with square footage between 500,000 and one million. Properties have multiple tenants and moderately complex building operations component e.g. HVAC system, life safety system etc.
Liaison with Client and Tenant on day-to-day facility management activities
Develop and maintain complex preventative and corrective maintenance schedules; perform all maintenance to ensure asset integrity and value of all building systems and architectural components
Ensure compliance with corporate and legislated policies, procedures, practices and guidelines related to environmental, building code and health and safety issues by applying cursory knowledge of legislation related to these areas

Sub contracts for services and goods:
Prepare tender documents for RFP, tender and analyse bids
Negotiate best possible terms and prepare contract documents
Approve service contracts up to authority level
Monitor sub-contractor performance
Supervise Team Members including directing activities, establishing goals and objectives, performance evaluation and communicating vision for operations and maintenance; supervise Maintenance Team Leader (MTL) with a team of greater than ten (10) Team Members including Technicians, Tenant Service Coordinators, Property Service Coordinators, Admin Assistants, Facility Manager I etc.
Prepare strategic analysis of properties considering financial indicators, market analysis and long term project plans
Monitor service level request from clients and ensure that they are within the scope of the contract; prepare service level change orders as required

Annual Building Inspection (ABI)

Perform annual inspection of all sites and evaluate the condition of all building components
Derive a project plan

Tenant Service work

Evaluate tenant requests and demonstrate expertise by recommending cost saving or otherwise more beneficial alternatives

Performance Evaluators

Monitor results of various contract service performance indicators and develop action plan for deviations
Meet all service level performance indicators
Perform simple cost benefit analysis
Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM EDUCATION: Community college diploma or equivalent training (e.g. RPA, CET)

JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE: More than five years up to ten years

Knowledge & Skills

Five to ten years’ experience in a property/facility management environment
Excellent people management skills
Self-starter, willing to learn, able to work independently
Excellent business management/development skills
Excellent at planning and organizing
Strong negotiation skills
Knowledge of building standards and requirements
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Superior communication and facilitation skills required to advise and influence client
Strong computer skills
Strong customer focus
Strong technical knowledge
Ability to multitask and meet strict deadlines under pressure

Licenses and/or Professional Accreditation

Certified Facility Manager through International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
Certified Property Manager through Institute of Real Estate Management
Facility Management Administrator Designation through Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI)
Real Property Administrator through Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI)