Kaiser Permanente ED, NFS - Facilities Operations in Oakland, California

The Executive Director of Facilities Operations provides process management and technical leadership across the enterprise for facilities operations, maintenance and energy management. Additionally, the Executive Director must establish and maintain relationships with regional and other NFS leaders necessary to implement national facilities operations, maintenance and energy standards and programs.

This position consistently supports compliance and the Principles of Responsibility (Kaiser Permanente's Code of Conduct) by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to the applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licenser requirements (if applicable), and Kaiser Permanente's policies and procedures. Where facilities compliance is involved, the Executive Director is accountable for identification, reporting, resolution and escalation of compliance issues. Ensures compliance by actively participating in the development, implementation and evaluation of effective policies, standards, practices and procedures. For facilities managed by NFS, provides leadership for local/state fire authority and other regulatory/accreditation agency visits involving facilities concerns. For regionally managed facilities, provides coordination and technical support (via NFS core resources) for these visits. Responsible for achieving KP goals at both national and regional levels in accordance with company policies, rules, and regulatory mandates.

Essential Responsibilities: - The Executive Director serves as a point of integration for the NFS Service Delivery Teams, NFS Business Lines and the Regional leaders/managers related to facilities operations, maintenance and energy management. This integration supports the lifecycle management of the KP facilities portfolio. - The NFS Service Delivery Team VP serves as the integrated regional leader for all NFS services and functions. (regionally deployed incumbents report directly to the Service Delivery Team VP) - The Executive Director of Facilities Operations develops methods, tools, processes, standards, information systems, analytics, metrics, and provides a corporate industry interface for facilities maintenance, operations and energy management. (NFS Core incumbents report directly to the Executive Director of Facilities Operations. - The Executive Director provides input to the development of program elements and standards and leads implementation at a regional level in a way that aligns with client goals/expectations. Additionally, the Executive Director monitors performance and effectiveness of the facilities operations program at a regional level, providing feedback to the Facilities Maintenance Oversight Group (FMOG) that can be used for continual quality improvement of the program.

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Minimum ten (10) years of progressively responsible management experience in the combined areas of facilities management, maintenance management, energy management, strategic planning and related areas in the facilities (preferably health care) industry. - Minimum seven (7) years of experience leading multi-disciplinary teams. Education - Bachelor-s degree in engineering, business administration, health care administration, architecture, or a related field OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field. - High School diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. License, Certification, Registration - N/A.

Additional Requirements: -Experience working for (a) major institution(s), preferably large, complex, multi-dimensional and heavily matrixed reporting relationship environment. -Experience and ability to provide direct leadership as well as leadership through influence and collaboration. -Extensive knowledge of facilities operations and maintenance, architecture, construction and engineering principles, energy management and information systems management. -Strong working knowledge of health care facilities related regulatory and accreditation agencies, their requirements and application in both inpatient and outpatient facilities. -Demonstrated understanding of facilities impacts on staffing, infection control and brand image. -Demonstrated success in leading transformational efforts.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in facility management, engineering, architecture, or business desirable.
  • Industry certifications in facility operations management and/or sustainability through the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), International Facilities Management Association (IFMA), Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) or similar groups desirable. COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE ED, NFS - Facilities OperationsLOCATION Oakland, CAREQNUMBER 620377

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.