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Facebook Construction Manager, Strategic Business Support in Albany, New York

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Summary:

Facebook is seeking a seasoned professional to join our Infrastructure Construction Management Team as a Construction Manager, Strategic Business Support on the Strategic Business Support Team. The candidate must be experienced in facilitating and project managing subject matter experts, developing organizational improvement initiatives that yield predictable, repeatable and efficient construction delivery models with the ability to develop key process metrics to gather and analyze data and identify process improvement effectiveness and opportunities. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our software operates with efficient ease. Building and operating data centers the "right" way from the day they go live is synonymous with ensuring capacity availability and capital conservatism. Architecting, constructing, operating and continually innovating the telecommunications and structured cabling infrastructure within our data centers is fundamental to ensuring high availability, the capacity to meet our extreme growth demands and obtaining the most robust and cost effective online service in the world! The expectations of the position will focus more towards the Mechanical, Electrical, and BMS scopes and will require the candidate to draw upon their experience in the construction of complex technical facilities.This position is full-time and located in our offices. However, working across time zones and occasional travel is required.

Required Skills:

  1. Analyze the inner workings of our internal teams in relation to their external touch points, identify and/or work with key stakeholders, develop and/or lead initiatives, create and implement embedment plans, and develop/measure key metrics to determine success.

  2. Partnering with both our internal and external delivery teams, working to align vendor improvements with global capacity delivery priorities, to strategically extract more value and increase reliability from our supply chain.

  3. Project manage program level initiatives from development to embedment, aligning with internal and cross functional stakeholders.

  4. Facilitating and developing key performance indicators and dashboards, across all pillars, in alignment with ICM mission and initiatives and in collaboration with cross-functional partners.

  5. Manage the development and use of a Project Charter to align the expectations of project stakeholders.

  6. Utilize tools such as RACI charts and process flow charts to communicate clear ownership and responsibilities.

  7. Develop key process metrics, gather and analyze data to identify and organize process improvement opportunities. Establish KPI’s and associated scorecards to monitor improvement.

  8. Facilitating regular strategic planning follow ups for collaboration and accountability.

  9. Monitoring the effectiveness of strategic planning, alignment, and optimization efforts. Champion and support course correction efforts when required.

  10. Drive the consistent use of processes across teams and locations.

  11. Facilitating and participating in the planning and development of strategies for large Strategic Events & Summits and Vendor Business Reviews.

  12. Review programmatic data and surveys, identifying key strategic insights.

  13. Coordinate key stakeholders to support a standardized review process and outcome.

  14. Facilitate in person vendor reviews between ICM and critically strategic vendors.

  15. 25% travel to construction sites is required (domestic & international locations).

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Construction Management

  2. 7+ years experience in the construction industry

  3. Experience with the various stages of a capital development program – design through construction

  4. Basic knowledge of construction management processes and systems in the areas of scheduling, budgeting, quality control, safety, cost forecasting, change management and preconstruction

  5. Experience with various scheduling methodologies – critical path, Gantt charts, resource planning

  6. Experience providing alternate solutions or bringing new solutions from different industries

  7. Organization, communication and presentation experience

  8. Experience with MS Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Self-starter with high level direction to achieve goals

  2. An engineering degree or certification in Mechanical, Electrical, or BMS Controls

  3. Mission critical data center experience

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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