Facilities Management Unit Head

Regular position Facilities Management Unit (FMU)

Responsible for all areas related to the general marketing, maintenance, and operations of  SEARCA's lodging, housing, and conference facilities; directs and oversees all activities and functions of the Facilities Management Unit, including but not limited to front office and room operations, guest services, tenant requirements, laundry and housekeeping services, events management and catering.


Graduate of a 4-year degree course preferably in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Business Administration or related fields; Master's Degree is an advantage.

Work Experience

Eight (8) years of relevant work experience, preferably in a similar post, in a managerial capacity.

Basic knowledge

Management and operations skills in hotel and restaurant, housing, and conference facilities.

 Technical knowledge

  •  Excellent leadership, management, monitoring, coordination, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, and client orientation skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Proficient in developing and implementing procedures and guidelines for efficiency and quality of services in lodging, housing, and conference facilities
  • Proficient in developing and executing marketing /business strategies
  • Skilled in liaising, coordinating, and networking with internal and external clients

Technical Competencies

  •  Facilities management: successfully maintains attractive, safe, fully operable hotel, conference, and housing facilities
  • Cost recovery: analyzes, plans, implements, and controls strategies that would bring Center’s services to the market while building a long term relationship with the stakeholders and potential partners for the purpose of recovering the Center’s operating costs

People skills

  • Able to work with an individual from different cultural/national backgrounds
  • Able to coordinate and network with all partners and stakeholders and seek the support of people who can contribute to the achievement of goals
  • Proficient in computer software applications (word processing, presentation, spreadsheets, database, search engines).

Applications will be received no later than 15 December 2019 or until a suitable candidate is accepted/hired.

Interested applicants may send their application at www.searca.org/jobapp. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.