Senior Assistant Manager, Heat Resilience & Performance Centre (Renewal 2-year contract)

Date: 11 May 2024

Location: YONG LOO LIN SCH OF MEDICINE, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Heat Resilience and Performance Centre (HRPC) is a first-of-its-kind research centre, established at the NUS, to spearhead and conduct research and development to better enable the SAF to manage future challenges arising from climate change & extreme heat.The Facility Manager of the HRPC plays an important role in the HRPC core team, with the incumbent responsible for the management, day-to-day operations and maintenance of the centre's facility. This includes managing the facility utilization rates, operations costs, maintenance, upgrade as well as safety and security of facility operations. In the initial years, the Facility Manager will also be an integral part of the team involved in the design and development of HRPC's new facility.


  • Develop and maintain SOPs, policies, and processes of the facility to enhance  operations and maintenance
  • Plan and schedule scope of work, manpower and budget resources required to maintain facility operations
  • Track and optimise usage of equipment and facility
  • Ensure facility operations are within operations budget
  • Plan, manage and review maintenance schedules and activities
  • Analyze calibration and inspection data, records and feedback to spot trends and common issues
  • Supervise calibration, preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment and systems
  • Evaluate adequacy of facility design, including infrastructure, layout, utilities, safety and security
  • Develop and implement safe and secure work procedures to ensure the safety and security of the operation of the facilities
  • Identify and develop emergency scenarios and develop response procedures
  • Supervise the conduct of activity-based risk assessment, hazard identification and review conformance to relevant safety requirements and guidelines
  • Conduct safety and security briefings and associated training to users of the facility
  • Ensure the facility and its users have up to date certifications as required by regulation
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work or as assigned by the leadership


  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Sports Science Management or its equivalent
  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience in facility operations in the life science industry or other equivalent industry
  • Experience with workplace and laboratory safety processes and procedures
  • Proficient written and verbal communication, with the ability and experience in development of standard operating procedures
  • Resourceful and self-driven
  • Adaptable and able to multitask well with clear follow-through
  • High levels of attention to detail and quality
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment to the ongoing development of a positive organizational culture
  • Willingness to contribute to a learning environment

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Department : Dean-Med-Heat Resilience & Performance Centre

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 24416