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Operations Manager at BGC Partners

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Los Angeles, California





Job Description:


Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe, as well as to occupiers, owners and developers of real estate on a local, regional and national level.

Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKF's 14,100 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.

Job Description:

Responsible for the overall operations and maintenance of assigned property(ies). Provide guidance, training, and support to ensure that direct reports are carrying out their responsibilities in a manner consistent with high-quality maintenance and economical operations.

Essential Job Duties:


  • Ensure operating personnel are capable of handling assigned tasks, and that OSHA and EPA standards are being followed.

  • Ensure that projects are well defined and understood, develop effective project plans which result in project outcomes meeting costs, schedule, quality, functionality objective and compliance with business controls.

  • Prepare annual capital plan for building systems, structure, parking, grounds, etc.

  • Remain updated on state of energy technology in the area, as related to building system. Provide recommendations to management and include short payback projects in capital plan.

  • Develop supplier resources and set specifications as required to perform various jobs.

  • Provide monthly narratives of activities highlighting non-routine events such as major projects, training needed and received, customer service issues/concerns.

  • Respond to tenant complaints in a timely fashion.

  • Oversee annual inventory of tools and equipment.

  • Oversee staffing of open operations positions.

  • Ensure development and cross training plans exists for operations staff members.

  • Support new business initiatives.

  • May perform other duties as assigned


Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Minimum 7-10 years experience in building operations management

  • Excellent communication, written and organizational skills

  • Strong ability to multi-task

  • Strong leadership and team building abilities

Benefits and Perks:


  • Industry leading Parental Leave Policy (up to 16 weeks)
  • Generous healthcare
  • Bright Horizons back-up care program
  • Generous paid time off
  • Education reimbursement
  • Referral Program
  • Opportunities to network and connect

Benefits/perks listed may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Newmark Knight Frank and the job location.

Working Conditions: Normal working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Newmark Knight Frank is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.