We are looking for an ambitious, execution driven Facilities Manager to support the rapidly growing London, UK office. This role will provide leadership for a growing team of facilities employees who create an office environment to inspire creativity and drive productivity for the business. You should have previous experience working with architects and general contractors during tenant improvements/build outs, strong leadership skills and experience in successful operations for a large, fast growing region. You will need to demonstrate core organisation, data visualisation, and management skills to perform all aspects of the role. This role is located in our European headquarters in London.
You're comfortable in a fast-paced environment with the highest standards of excellence. You have fun with your job, and bring an enthusiasm, dedication and a collaborative spirit to support the fast-paced growth of teams who are working on cutting edge innovation. This role will provide a pivotal role in facility service operations throughout the region including new office builds and expansions, security, safety, and implementation of new processes and procedures.
Samsara is an Internet of Things company valued at over €3B and growing at over 250% annually.Samsara is a fast-growing environment where you can have a big impact on the success of the product and the company. This is a full time position at our office in our European headquarters in London
Manage facilities operations including janitorial, HVAC, furniture, preventative maintenance and operations for 35,000+ sq ft Europe headquarters
Manage the UK and European-based Facilities Team to identify, prioritise and effectively delegate facilities issues as needed.
Manages relationship with Property Management for building operations and maintenance
Ensure security systems and policies are up to par and communicate workplace safety to employees
Drive strategy and direction for site operations consistent with global program guidelines and vision; think globally, execute locally. Find clever solutions to facilities and operational challenges.
Develop and manage budgets using skills in contract management and negotiation.
Manage and develop a team, currently 2 FTEs, to provide world-class service
Responsible for overseeing facilities projects for all existing and future Samsara office in UK and Europe.
Design & Construction
Coordinate all aspects of the project, including the design, permitting, budget, schedule, operational needs, and communication between multiple external vendors and internal stakeholders
Assures capital projects, operations projects and reconfigurations are managed by facilities teams with outstanding customer service
Partner with procurement on opportunities to RFP and/or negotiate service contracts
Work with other departments, including corporate legal counsel, finance, accounting, and People Operations to manage contracts and day to day operations where applicable
Establishes trust and maintain open, positive relationships with team and customers
Collaborate with global peers to ensure consistency, lessons learned, and best practices across region
Successfully lead a team in facilities, tenant improvement projects, workplace or real estate.
Customer-service orientation with a goal of creating a great employee experience and driving staff productivity
Management and operation experience including budgeting, planning, timeline management, implementation and all elements of execution.
Exceptional organisational and prioritisation skills
Excellent communication skills
Broad understanding of various workplace maintenance functions and able to communicate building issues of various types
8 years of relevant work experience within major metropolitan areas preferred.
Working at Samsara has its perks: monthly commuter benefit on top of your base salary, selection of breakfast options, free catered lunch on most days, private medical and dental insurance, 25 vacation days plus 8 UK bank holidays, pension scheme, unlimited snacks & fruit, growth and development opportunities, friendly and modern office in central London and regular team outings.
At Samsara, we welcome all. All sizes, colours, cultures, sexes, beliefs, religions, ages, people. We depend on the unique approaches of our team members to help us solve complex problems. We are committed to increasing diversity across our team and ensuring that Samsara is a place where people from all backgrounds can make an impact.