Shire Associate Director Integrated Facilities Management Europe (m/f) in Industriestrasse 67 (Baxalta), United States

This position supports the Center of Excellence for Engineering Operations Contract Management and the global Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) program.

About the position:

  • Provides project management and subject matter expertise (Facility and Contract Management) in support of the IFM program

  • Works closely with IFM vendor and key internal (international) stakeholders to achieve optimal outcomes for Shire

  • Makes decisions related to scope of services, service levels, vendor performance, and overall contract management

  • Monitors IFM program, identifies issues and opportunities, and recommends and implements solutions

  • Collaborates with stakeholders to implement and sustain the IFM program across the company

  • Fosters environment for knowledge sharing and development within the engineering organization

  • Communicates program objectives and processes to key stakeholders to ensure support is provided to achieve overall program objectives

  • Cooperates and communicates daily with diverse Shire teams in Austria, Belgium, Italy and Switzerland

  • Effectively collaborates with customers to understand issues and opportunities and partners with them to implement and govern the overall program

Skills you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in business, engineering or a related area

  • At least seven years of experience in facilities management, engineering, real estate or maintenance with progressively larger and more complex scopes of responsibility

  • Although the position has no line management responsibility, leadership, team building and people management experience would be a great asset

  • Acts as a positive, resilient and collaborative leader with a ‘can do’ approach

  • Understands business drivers, customer needs and global dynamics to create viable strategic plans

  • Develops and maintains strong relationships at various levels with partners and influences key internal and external stakeholders by utilizing excellent interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels

  • Domestic and international travel required periodically

Company Insights

Your application should include motivation letter and CV. Remuneration corresponds to the respective classification according to the collective agreement. The minimum salary for this position is € 4,500,- gross per month (full-time). Increased payment is possible. In addition we offer many social benefits (e.g. canteen, wellness-center, company kindergarten) to mention just a few of them.

We offer outstanding opportunities to committed and talented people. Sex, age, color of skin, origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation as well as a physical handicap do not matter to us. On the contrary: We promote diversity in every field.

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.