Operations Director Facility Services - Europe

Operations - Facility / Hospitality - EuropeAre you an experienced manager in the field of facility/hospitality with international experience and do you have the skills and motivation to deliver first class service? Apply now!We are looking for an Operations Director managing all European operations ...

Operations - Facility / Hospitality - Europe

Are you an experienced manager in the field of facility/hospitality with international experience and do you have the skills and motivation to deliver first class service? Apply now!

We are looking for an Operations Director managing all European operations. As the company is developing and expanding its client base rapidly, your focus will be on maintaining and developing operations, leading a team of about 8 direct reports. This organization focusses on Integrated Faility Management in hotels. This role involves international travel and can be fulfilled from any of their HQ's in Europe, including The Netherlands, France and Germany.

The organization you will be working for, offers a broad variety of facility services in the international hospitality industry. You are a key partner for their most important clients focussing on all aspects, including contract & team development, expansion, financial and operational performance. You will oversee P&L responsibility over 8 countries and over 25 properties.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Key stakeholdermanager for client for all facility services in the region. Manage a full P&L responsibility for Europe;
  • Continuously improve the quality/cost/performance of the FM service;
  • Review and negotiate contracts to ensure consistency;
  • Actively manage Area Managers based out of several countries in Europe;
  • Business development, expansion in region and (pre-) opening properties.

The Operations Director we are looking for is independent, an excellent communicator, and is dedicated to deliver the best service to the customer at all times. He or she is open to feedback and not afraid to give a professional opinion on areas of development in the scope of maintenance and property management.Minimum requirements to qualify for this role:

  • A bachelor’s degree in hospitality/facility services;
  • International experience, managing hotel/facility operations preferable from an HQ perspective;
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in the hospitality/facility industry;
  • Ability to comprehend, analyse, and interpret complex business documents, excellent stakeholdermanager;
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written. Any additional foreign languages are a plus.

Not only are we offering you a unique opportunity to work in a fast moving and rewarding industry, the chance and room for professional and personal growth are next to infinite in this role.What else do we offer:

  • Depending on your work experience, a market-based salary;
  • Laptop and telephone.
  • A yearly bonus.

And now? We will let you know within four working days whether you qualify for the position. We schedule an introductory meeting via Microsoft Teams. In this interview we inform you as much as possible about the job position, the company and the next steps in the procedure. In consultation with you, we introduce you to our client and then continue to guide you through the application process. The Independent Recruiters Group has a large team of specialized recruiters. Every recruiter has a very strong focus on his own field. This makes them the ideal sparring partner for both the candidate and the client.

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