Company Description:

Registration No.: 200005890K​
 
At Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS), we believe in providing our employees with meaningful work experiences built on our values of:

Values
Excellence: We strive for the highest standards in all we do.
Teamwork: We achieve more together.
Hospitality: We serve from the heart.
Integrity: We are honest and fair in all our dealings.
Care for wildlife: We protect wildlife and provide excellent care for our Living Collection.
Sustainability: We embrace sustainable best practices.

In our journey to become the world-leading zoological institution, we are constantly growing and developing our talent pool. Working amidst a natural, lush environment, our jobs draw on the full range of our employees’ skills, abilities and career aspirations. Our employees are instrumental to our success and we invest in their future by providing them with an enriching work experience; and ample learning and development opportunities.
 
We invite motivated individuals with a passion for service and wildlife to grow with us.

DIRECTOR, FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

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Location:

Singapore, Singapore

Department / Function:

Engineering / Maintenance / Facilities, Theme Park / Amusement Park - Operations

Job Industry:

Theme Parks / Amusement Parks
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Employment Type:

Full Time

Posted:

27.07.2017

Years of Experience:

15+ years
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Job Description:

Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) is the operator of award-winning attractions Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo. Adding to WRS’ existing offerings, exciting plans are underway to rejuvenate the Mandai nature precinct to create an integrated nature and wildlife destination.  This will involve the integration of the current parks at Mandai with upcoming attractions – including a new Bird Park (relocated from Jurong), a Rainforest Park, a nature-themed indoor attraction, eco-accommodation options and green public spaces. The Mandai nature precinct will have a strong focus on promoting wildlife conservation and education, bringing the joys of nature closer to Singaporeans and international visitors alike. 
  • We are seeking a highly driven and resourceful individual to be a key lead within the Estate & Property team in Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS).
  • Reporting to the Chief of Estate and Property, the incumbent will provide strategic leadership to the facilities team in all aspects of master planning, maintenance, upgrades and expansion of the parks. In this critical role, the incumbent shall provide strategic directions in all matters relating to facilities management for the development of the new attractions under the Mandai rejuvenation master planning.
  • Operationally, the incumbent is required to lead the team to plan and manage all repair and preventive maintenance works for civil, mechanical, electrical infrastructures, pest management and warehouse services.  
  • The incumbent will plan, organise and direct existing service policies necessary to maintain facilities management works of the parks in a safe and effective operating condition.
  • Working with various stakeholders, he/she will establish a masterplan to provide good infrastructure for our living collection and enhance guest experience within the parks, while ensuring cost effectiveness and prudent resource allocation.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Engineering
  • At least 15 years of relevant experience in facilities management
  • Strong technical and planning abilities
  • Eye for details with good aesthetic sense
  • Proven leadership ability with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good project and budget management and competent in contract/tender administration
  • Excellent communication skills and resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding people, process and system.
  • Possess a passion for service with excellent people skills and an ability to partner the management team and work closely with people of all levels.
Work Location :
  • WRS Corporate Office