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Facilities Manager Hong Kong

The Open University of Hong Kong

The Open University of Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong

2 months ago

Job Description - Facilities Manager (23000B1)

Founded in 1989, Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) is a modern, vibrant and dynamic university. We tailor our professional programmes to adapt to market trends and meet industry needs, thus providing our students with quality professional education and clear career paths. As a faculty-driven, student-centred university in support of innovative teaching and learning, strategic research, and stakeholder outreach to provide maximum benefit to our communities, we conduct research that advances knowledge and enhances teaching, focusing on strategic areas, including digital humanities and literature, international business, gerontechnology, smart city, open and innovative education, and bilingual learning and teaching. HKMU is becoming an ever more vital link in addressing and helping Hong Kong to solve many difficult challenges – as part of our involvement in, and commitment to, the ‘metropolis’ of Hong Kong. Our plans to expand into... the Greater Bay Area (GBA) through the planned HKMU (Zhaoqing) will also cultivate talent to serve Hong Kong and the wider metropolitan GBA.

We are now looking for a suitable person to fill the following position in the Facilities Management Office:

Facilities Manager - ( 23000B1 )

: Facilities Management Office

Closing Date
: 12/Mar/2023, 3:59:00 PM

Major Duties and Responsibilities

The appointee will be responsible mainly for the following:
• Participating in the formulation and implementation of policy and strategies relating to AA&I works and building maintenance of the University;
• Preparing design sketches, layouts, details, specifications, implementation programmes and tender documentations
• Monitoring the performance of consultants and contractors in executing AA&I projects and building maintenance works to the satisfactory of the University;
• Consolidating projects list, clarifying project requirements with users, estimating project costs, prioritizing project works and seeking management’s approval;
• Conducting technical feasibility study and providing design inputs and technical advices;
• Conducting and updating space inventory and record management, organizing and attending space meetings and liaisons;
• Liaising with stakeholders regarding space planning and fitting-out works, and maintaining full set of building drawings, space inventory, oversight of campus signage and master key system;
• Liaising with consultants and contractors in matters relating to campus development for the University;
• Collaborating with service provider and vendors in improvement, repair, replacement and maintenance of facilities in campus buildings;
• Conducting root cause analysis, planned maintenance schemes and life cycle management; and
• Performing any other duties as assigned by supervisors.


Candidates should possess the following qualifications, experience and competence:
• A recognized degree in building services or a related discipline;
• Preferably a member of related professional bodies with at least 6 years’ relevant post-qualification experience;
• Ability to lead teams, manage consultants and contractors, and to handle a complex, varied workload;
• Excellent leadership and management skills as well as interpersonal skill with servicing mindset;
• Able to work under high pressure, heavy workload, and intense time and budget constraints,
• Perform as a problem solver and capable of working independently with minimum supervision and guidance, and
• Effective spoken and written communication skills in both English and Chinese (preferably including Putonghua).

Candidates may be invited to attend a written test.

Terms and Conditions for Appointment

An attractive remuneration package, including basic salary, an end-of-contract gratuity, and a discretionary incentive payment, where applicable, will be offered to the right candidates. Generous annual leave, staff-development sponsorships, medical and dental benefits, and life insurance coverage will also be provided.

To Apply

Candidates who are interested in joining us may submit their applications via the University’s eRecruitment System.

The personal data collected will be used for the purpose of considering your application for employment. For details, please refer to the “Personal Data (Privacy) Notice for Job Applicant” on the University’s website. If you are not contacted by the University within eight weeks from the closing date of application, you may assume that your application is unsuccessful
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