Senior Facilities Manager


Senior Facilities Manager


Richmond, VA


The Senior Facilities Leader position leads a multi-talented group of facilities personnel in the fields of plant maintenance, security, grounds maintenance, housekeeping, food service, space planning, secure document storage and disposal, and company cars, as well as budget management for all. This position will have seven direct reports as well as the staff associated with contracted security, housekeeping and food service.? This candidate will manage an annual budget of approximately $6M and capital expenditures of approximately $1.5M.


The Senior Facilities Manager will be responsible for the following areas:

Operations and Maintenance Management:

  • Responsible for managing the day to day operations of various critical and noncritical facilities to ensure the operations, maintenance and vendor management standards of the contract are met in a cost effective, safe and efficient manner

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel to be able to process monthly budget evaluations comparing actual costs to budget plans as well as providing annual trends on recurring costs.

  • Must understand building codes, fire prevention and maintenance of fire systems.

  • Properly manage safety measures, OSHA compliance, PPE and material evaluation for a safe work environment to the maintenance staff and the employees of the site.

  • Understand stand-by electrical service, multiple feeders and redundant UPS capabilities.

  • Develop and implement innovative programs, processes and producers that reduce short and long term operating costs and increase productivity.

  • Snow removal of sidewalks, stairs and parking lots.

Projects Management:

  • Must be able to show good project management skills. Able to manage complex construction and maintenance projects delivering high quality of work, on schedule and on budget.

  • Direct the security team as well as manage the CCure software system for badge access. Familiar with IP based camera systems and integration between cameras and badge access systems.

Contract and Finance Management:

  • Manage an annual budget of approximately $6M and capital expenditures of approximately $1.5

  • Review and manage commercial real estate contracts, leases, tax assessments, etc.

Team Management:

  • Design flexible working environments that easily facilitate growth as well as provide an open collaborative workspace.

  • Must be a team player, committed to working in a quality environment. Must be able to motivate and inspire innovative thinking in the facilities team. Lead by example encouraging employees to work independently, provide solutions to complex issues and continually develop the team.

  • Ability to work under pressure and handle emergency situations, assuring employee safety, minimizing property loss, and providing contingent resources if needed.

  • Understand environmental regulations for proper handling and disposal of hazardous materials.


  • Bachelor?s degree in Engineering or Facility Management is required.

  • Minimum 10 year?s work experience handling similar size campus with approximately 1000 employees on site or more.

  • Must have a working knowledge of resource management system to initiate work requests, assign requests and transfer between functional organizations.

  • Commercial/Industrial/Maintenance knowledge required.

  • Able to understand the intricacies of commercial HVAC and electrical equipment, power distribution, data cabling, plumbing and grounds maintenance.

  • Knowledge of food service including cafeteria, catering, vending and special events.

  • Able to communicate with all levels of management and meet client demands of a customer-centric organization.

  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD, Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel with experience in procurement software including reconciliation of credit card expenses.

  • Good technical writer to generate preventive maintenance procedures, best practices and good understanding of technical requirements.

  • Able to multi-task and prioritize based on business needs and resources initiated to a job.

  • Able to handle and process approximately 100 emails daily.

  • Ability to work overtime and be available on call when required

  • Knowledge of maintenance systems, equipment, contract management and supply management.

  • Able to read and understand architectural and engineering drawings and specifications

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to motivate a technical team

  • Must have a valid driver?s license and drive vehicles up to a 13-foot box truck to pick up parts or to move maintenance materials between sites.


  • Experience in Herman Miller cubicle furniture preferred.


  • Physical Demands (Heavy): Exerting 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 25 pounds of force frequently and/or a negligible up to 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • Work is both inside and outside

  • Subject to hazards from noise, dust, electrical shock, and falls.

  • Occasional travel between Genworth facilities using personal and departmental vehicle.


Genworth Financial, Inc. is a leading insurance holding company committed to helping families achieve the dream of home ownership and address the financial challenges of aging through its leadership positions in mortgage insurance and long term care insurance. ?Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Genworth traces its roots back to 1871.

The mission of Genworth?s US Life business is to develop solutions that meet the financial challenges with the aging, including individual and group long term care insurance, annuities, life insurance and new innovative products over time.

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