Facilities Manager - Thane Site,

India, Maharashtra, Thane

Business unit: Other

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


Reason for Proposal
Thane site has an overall area of 1, 92, 918 Sq. meter. From the facility management point of view and to cater to specific requirements for the upkeep of this large site currently, there is no responsible position and the role.
This new position and role of Administration and Facilities Manager, once approved will be playing the key role at the site and will cater to the overall requirements in terms of facility management and general administration. The role is important as this will help the site in ensuring the day-to-day jobs are carried out in a smooth way.

Key Objectives/Principal Accountabilities
- Plan and coordinate administrative procedures and systems and devise ways to streamline processes across the site.
- Align with senior stakeholders across various business in the site on the overall facilities improvement of the site.
- Leading the overall site teams responsible for facility management and provide them the direction by communicating the job responsibilities, initiating, coordinating and enforcing administration policies and procedures. Assess the overall administrative staff performance, provide them coaching and guidance to ensure maximum efficiency.
- To act as a SPOC for managing and executing all civil jobs with respect to repair, maintenance & replacement of all office equipments, appliances, furniture, furnishings, vehicles, building, etc. Monitor inventory of office supplies and the purchasing of new material with attention to budget guidelines.
- Contract and Vendor management- Oversee housekeeping & horticulture, canteen, security and scrap contracts in line with the overall site requirements and enforce changes wherever necessary to ensure smooth running of the site.
- To oversee the maintenance of the two housing societies in line with the stakeholders’ requirements and the approved budget. The site administration manager will be the single point of contact regarding all queries in respect of employee transfers and allotment of houses in ‘Anveshan’ and in Nerul societies.
- Liaisoning with local government agencies and statutory bodies and ensure smooth flow of information in respect of external environment.
Functional Responsibilities/Network
- The incumbent should cultivate a high quality relationship of collaboration with all teams  at site
- Managing Director AkzoNobel India Limited, Director Speciality Chemicals, Works Manager , Thane Paint Works and Head RD&I
- Finance and Purchase head
- Contacts With Neighbouring Industries
- Vendors for all Maintenance Jobs, Housekeeping & Horticulture, Security, Canteen and Scrap.
Job Context(the Nature & Scope of the Business)
AkzoNobel is the world’s largest coatings company with a turnover of € 15 Billion. Thane Paint Works was established in 1997 is one of the largest and the most critical manufacturing sites for the company in India. This site has a presence of multiple business units and representation of senior members from all businesses along with the Managing Director of the company.
During the recent years, the site has been looked at differently from the business growth perspective due to its strategic importance and hence from the overall Maintenance and upkeep of the site the incumbent is required focus on developing and maintaining a smooth facility management process.
Company Values
1. Customer Focus
2. Deliver on Commitments
3. Passion for Excellence
4. Winning Together
Functional Competencies (if known/defined, please include main functional competences required for the role)
0. Information Consolidation and Interpretation
0. Ability to Lead teams
0. People Handling
0. Excellent communication & presentation skills
0. Strong planning, coordinating and resource managing skills
0. Excellent influencing and interactive skills with external agencies
0. It is also necessary that the job holder demonstrate considerable maturity to handle the various personnel with whom it is necessary to interact.
Other skills (please include other relevant information such as education, necessary experience, etc)
- Incumbent should have an overall experience between 5- 7 years in General Administration and Facilities.
- Should have worked in complex business environments and have demonstrated execution excellence.
- Preferably from the defence/armed forces (Short Service Commission) background.

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December 31, 2099

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