Facilities Director at GoHealth

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Go Health is seeking a Director of Facilities to take on construction, renovation & maintenance of our new and existing offices in Chicago. This role will be directly involved in the design, bid, and construction for 3+ new locations annually and at the same time involved with the upkeep of our current facilities throughout the country. The ideal candidate can assist in managing multiple build-outs and existing facilities needs simultaneously, and can coordinate and communicate with business leads, contractors, designers, architects, consultants, and vendors to ensure on-time and on-budget work. The role requires working collaboratively with design and operations to understand needs and limitations and use those inputs to drive decision-making during construction. Further, the Director of Facilities requires an organized and motivated self-starter, who works well independently and whose strong communication skills facilitate ownership of construction processes, maintenance and relationships.

Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.

 Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates leadership, responsiveness, problem solving and creative thinking
  • Ability to navigate a fast pace environment ensuring open communication and problem solving in a timely manner
  •  Manage existing facility capital re-investment needs
  •  Assists in the development and implementation of annual management plans
  • Regularly surveys site facilities and their mechanical equipment, building shell, interior finishes, etc. and develop recommendations for improvements.
  •  Coordinates building operations for utility, facility, or other maintenance activities that can affect operations
  •  Site due diligence support, including site feasibility, base building survey and landlord work letter review
  •  Review test fits, store designs and specifications, finish schedules, FF&E, etc in partnership with the design team and provide input on challenges related to execution, schedule, and budget
  • Develop national partnerships for products and materials needed during construction
  •  Assist in bidding, permitting, and licensing process, in tandem with architect and design team
  •  Assist in developing and monitoring construction budgets and schedules to ensure on-time and on-budget projects
  •  Implement means and methods to minimize risks and delays during design and construction phases
  •  Manage construction process with General Contractors and related trades from concept to opening day, including but not limited to RFIs, submittals, pay applications, work quality, closeout, and punch lists
  •  Day to day interface with General Contractor and design teams to make key decisions that arise during construction
  •  Provide regular monitoring of the approved estimate of design and construction costs and issue a monthly budget update
  •  Tracks budget variances, communicates them promptly and looks for ways to mitigate impact
  •  Take responsibility for a smooth transition of completed projects to operations team
  •  Assist in developing and managing all contractor and vendor relationships in each market
  •  Create and monitor facilities budget and vendor relationships
  •  Work with operations team to understand, evaluate and if determined, execute facility repairs and maintenance

 Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university
  • 6+ years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience
  • An extensive construction and facilities background including new and existing facility construction and maintenance, and work on numerous facilities of each type simultaneously
  • Ability to interpret and advise on construction drawings, specifications, and means and methods
  • Broad knowledge of construction, planning, mechanical, HVAC and electrical design and operation.
  • Working knowledge of service and maintenance costs and knowledge of rules and regulations governing facilities safety requirements
  • Exceptional oral and written communications and team building skills are required.
  • Excellent skills in mobile technology, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, scheduling software, accounting spreadsheets, computerized maintenance management and building automation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of federal, state, and local codes governing facilities operations and facilities safety.

Benefits and Perks

  • Open vacation policy because work life balance is important
  • 401k program with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Work from Home Stipend
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Location

Our headquarters are located in the River North area of Chicago. Located right outside of the Chicago brown line.

An Insider's view of GoHealth

How does your team reward individual success?

I went through virtual on-boarding, yet leaders across the organization have already found ways to value my contributions and help me apply insights to the business. The opportunity to work together towards the shared mission of improving access to healthcare in America is a reward in and of itself.

Siddhant

Strategic Insights Lead, Revenue & Growth Strategy

What makes someone successful on your team?

To be successful on Operational Analytics, you have to create solid relationships with your business stakeholders. Those relationships are immensely helpful when it comes to completing urgent requests, furthering your business context, and gaining new responsibilities. They can also be what makes the next step of your career come to fruition.

Jaime

Senior Data Analyst

What are GoHealth Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Unconscious bias training is completed by all employees and key leaders.
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
At GoHealth you will find a very interactive [email protected], WomeninSales, Black Lives Matter ERGs to name a few. We continue to empower employees to create employee resource groups within
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
From our gender neutralized job descriptions that encourage women and underrepresented groups to apply,to our interview practices, GoHealth strives to promote diversity when hiring.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
GoHealth provides all employees access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which provides well being and financial assistance. Our open PTO policy is also available for mental health days.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
We have recently become public and will allow employees to purchase stock during certain times.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide 6 weeks of paid recovery time for new mom's and two weeks of bonding time to all new parents.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Pre-COVID 19, GoHealth sponsored children's day by celebrating GoHealth families.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees are encouraged to use our open PTO policy towards volunteering.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees can use our open PTO policy towards sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Pre-COVID-19 Our game room includes Ping Pong, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
We have runners groups, volleyball groups and other
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
All GoHealth employees receive a work from home stipend to improve their WFH environment.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Access to LinkedIn Learning has been provided to all employees as part of their professional and personal growth.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

In addition to virtual company wide sponsored Health & Wellness Initiatives, employee referral bonuses, open vacation policy, we offer a work from home stipend to all new employees. We know that this pandemic has been difficult and working from home is a change. Every new employee receives access to a Work From Hope stipend to purchase items that will make your work from home experience much more comfortable.

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