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Head of Facility Management for offices Region EMEA (m/f)

Posted 16 Nov 2017

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 167021


A career at Merck is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Your role: Merck´s Corporate Real Estate received the mandate to manage FM for offices globally. Now we build up a new organization and hiring the Head of FM for EMEA. You build up the regional organization, based on a developed concept. Your experience and creativity is asked to implement the regional integrator model in approx. 75 offices in 39 countries. You will manage a team of 11 managers as well as contributors across the sites. You are accountable for the resource planning and objective setting within the region. You are responsible for the operation of offices, the performance, quality & necessary standards/guidelines. You are accountable for the regional target setting and controlling of FM operations. You are responsible for the FM budget and the respective planning, by setting operational priorities. You are the Business Partner for the regional business leadership team and accountable for the escalation management process.


The position can be based in Germany (Darmstadt) or UK (Feltham/Greater London).


Who you are:

  • University degree in engineering or business administration
  • Broad experience in FM
  • Strong leadership skills to manage a cross-cultural team
  • Ability to communicate in higher management
  • High level of motivational skills for teams in transformational phases
  • Results & Customer-oriented
  • Ability to develop creative/ innovative concepts
  • Broad international business experience and cultural sensitivity
  • Fluent written & spoken English


What we offer: At Merck, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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