Associate Director (Facilities Management)

Date: 31 May 2023

Location: UNIV ADMIN, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Short Description

This role reports to the University Campus Infrastructure, Campus Asset Management Division, Asset Enhancement section and is responsible for ensuring a well-maintained campus for the community to enjoy.


Often working behind the scenes, the Asset Enhancement section provides 24/7 maintenance support to serve the large campus community as well as drives sustainable resource management within the campus. Asset Enhancement leverages on innovative solutions, tested technologies and reliable service partners to meet stakeholder needs while managing rising costs. Regular dialogues with industry and government agencies as well as research project collaborations keep the staff in tune with best practices in sustainability, reliability and customer care.

Job Description

  • Plan and manage operations of campus facilities, including maintenance schedules, site inspections, meetings, engagement with stakeholders and contractors.
  • Lead and develop a team of facilities operations staff. 
  • Plan and manage operating budget and facilities life-cycle costing.
  • Oversee administrative processes in the Facilities Management System to ensure service level is met.
  • Lead in facilities renewal projects, including addition & alteration works.
  • Manage contracts and procurement of relevant goods & services.
  • Analyse operations data, such as utilities, equipment performance & service level, in support of sustainability and operations improvement initiatives.
  • Support exploration and implementation of projects related to smart and sustainable building operations.  
  • Assist in management duties and special projects as assigned by Reporting Manager.


  • Relevant Bachelor degree in Engineering, Facilities Management, Estate Management. 
  • Minimum 10 years of Facilities Management or related experience

Knowledge / Skills (preferred)

  • Attended/ Green Mark Accredited Professional (Facilities Management)
  • Attended/ Certified Singapore Certified Energy Manager
  • Attended/ Certified Fire Safety Manager
  • Attended/ Certified Project Manager
  • Attended/ Certified Workplace Safety Management
  • Experience with Building Management Systems / Computerized Maintenance Management System
  • Competent in MS Office applications

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: University Campus Infrastructure

Department : Campus Asset Management

Employee Referral Eligible:

Job requisition ID : 15568