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Facilities Director

Eaton SAKS International

Doha, Qatar

Ref: OP275-102

Job description / Role

This is an upper-level management position. As well as overseeing the daily operations of the physical building(s), these individuals are responsible for managing staff, budgets, and subcontractors, as well as negotiating leases and overseeing construction projects. They manage multiple types of technical services associated with facilities management, and they must be able to assess and successfully resolve any issues that may arise with minimal disruption to business operations.

Facilities directors must be proficient in the planning, operation, and supervision of the physical plant, and they must have knowledge of government regulations and compliance requirements. Some of the physical plant and facilities management duties that these directors oversee include waste management, grounds, infrastructure, and housekeeping. They must also develop and monitor budgets for their organization's facilities-related functions. Individuals in this position generally work both in an office and on site in the facilities they oversee. They may need to meet with clients on weekends and after typical work hours. Facilities directors may also be required to respond to emergencies requiring immediate attention.


The candidate should have at least 10 years hard and soft services experience within a Mall environment. You are required to have a bachelor’s degree and trade certification or equivalent job experience. Candidate should have strong customer service and negotiating skills, as well as supervisory experience. They must also have the ability to multitask and work well on a team. Hard and Soft service experience is a must!

About the Company

Eaton SAKS International is a global advisory & executive search firm focused on presenting the next generation leaders. We work hand in hand with businesses alike, constantly addressing their talent needs and as partners we appoint leaders who deliver significant success.

We are advanced in using intelligent technology and data to present full reporting knowledge to our clients. With an emphasis on Artificial Intelligence, Business and Market Insight Intelligence, Research Data Intelligence and state of the art CRM systems, this puts Eaton SAKS International at the forefront of market insights and analytics as a main part of our research capability to deliver to you.

We operate through focused industry practice groups, each led by a global practice partner. Each partner is backed by research teams and engagement managers to execute each defined search. We have eight defined functions across our 22 offices supported by 340 consultants, with an 80+ strong research team working globally with local knowledge.

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Our clients always work with dedicated partners, practitioners and research teams, focused and committed to exceeding expectations. Only leaders who have worked within their industry will be assigned to manage assignments for our clients.

We take the time to understand each client’s business, culture and unique dynamics leading up to their current organisational need. We work with boards and stakeholders as well as hiring managers to successfully understand each assignment need and DNA. Eaton SAKS International have taken experts from your industry and brought them to ours, together our knowledge becomes your power.

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