Workplace Facilities Manager

Facilities  |  Manchester  | ID: 8132 

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Workplace Facilities Manager

Teamwork makes the stream work.

Roku is changing how the world watches TV

Roku is the #1 TV streaming platform in the US, and we’ve set our sights on powering every television in the world. Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. Our mission is to be the TV streaming platform that connects the entire TV ecosystem. We connect consumers to the content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers unique capabilities to engage consumers.

From your first day at Roku, you’ll make a valuable — and valued — contribution. We’re a fast-growing public company where no one is a bystander. We offer you the opportunity to delight millions of TV streamers around the world while gaining meaningful experience across a variety of disciplines.

 

About the role

This is a new role for our new Manchester office. It is an operational role that supports the office, and the local management team, in facilities and workplace experience. No two days are the same as you deal with a variety of priorities and challenges. You will be supported by a global workplace services team and local vendors.

The work we do can be challenging, but that’s why we enjoy it so much. The ideal candidate isn’t a bystander. They are curious and engaged, willing to jump in to solve problems and make data-driven decisions even when things feel very ambiguous. Our industry changes quickly, so we expect a great candidate to be comfortable responding quickly to changing business needs, knowing that their own success comes when the team succeeds.

 

What you’ll be doing

  • Deliver a continuous exceptional workplace experience (including office presentation and snack provision) for the office
  • Manage day-to-day office operations to ensure an efficient, supportive, and productive environment including vendors and building management.
  • Take the lead to address local facilities-related concerns and communicate status/updates effectively include the use of an online ticketing system
  • Develop and manage the workplace services operations services budgets
  • Local vendor selection & management including contract negotiation and payment management
  • Be flexible in taking on other duties required by the Regional Workplace Services Manager.
  • Welcome people to the office and manage reception
  • Schedule shipments and assist with loading/unloading shipments
  • Inspect facilities to ensure local and state regulatory compliance
  • Be part of the response team for emergency situations (equipment failures, fire, evacuation, etc.)

 

We’re excited if you have

  • At least 10 years of experience in similar role including project management skills
  • Experience of working in a rapidly growing environment
  • Flexibility to change course as priorities dictate
  • Responsible and team-oriented, good communication and coordination skills, and independent management skills
  • Proven success working well with people from diverse levels throughout an organization
  • Ability to make prudent and sound decisions without direct supervision, when necessary
  • Ability to quickly assess situations, identify trends/gaps, develop insights and propose solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to generate enthusiasm and elicit results among colleagues and stakeholders
  • Mechanical, electrical & IT systems operations experience related to commercial buildings
  • Careful, patient and well organized
  • Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database skills

 

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The Roku Culture

Roku is a great place for people who want to work in a fast-paced environment where everyone is focused on the company's success rather than their own. We try to surround ourselves with people who are great at their jobs, who are easy to work with, and who keep their egos in check. We appreciate a sense of humor. We believe a fewer number of very talented folks can do more for less cost than a larger number of less talented teams. We’re independent thinkers with big ideas who act boldly, move fast and accomplish extraordinary things through collaboration and trust. In short, at Roku you'll be part of a company that's changing how the world watches TV. 

We have a unique culture that we are proud of. We think of ourselves primarily as problem-solvers, which itself is a two-part idea. We come up with the solution, but the solution isn't real until it is built and delivered to the customer. That penchant for action gives us a pragmatic approach to innovation, one that has served us well since 2002. 

To learn more about Roku, our global footprint, and how we've grown, visit https://www.weareroku.com/factsheet.

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