Facility Operations Lead

7 days left

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Aug 03, 2019
Aug 31, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs.

UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.


Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers.

At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.




UCare offers Medicare, Medicaid, Individual and Family health plans - powered by the hardest working people in the industry. Our people powered teams de-complicate, advocate and always go the extra mile to help our members. We serve with integrity, compassion and commitment to do right by members, providers and government partners. Above all, we come to work excited to provide members a path for the best health of their lives.


Working at UCare is more than a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Employees join UCare and stay because of the opportunity to have a purpose-driven job.

Our strong culture has established UCare as a Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace for 10 consecutive years since the awards program began. It's a culture that embraces innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and exemplary customer and provider experiences. Working at UCare is being a part of a people powered team dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and communities.


Position Description

This position is responsible to manage the design, planning, construction, and maintenance of company facilities and properties to ensure a safe, effective and appealing work environment. Develop budgets and long-range facility plans based on company growth and future facility needs. Monitor budget and approve contracts. Oversee contractors involved in leasehold and capital improvement projects.
  • Oversee large scale office relocation, build-out, and reconfiguration projects. Develop long-range facility plans based on company growth and future facility needs.
  • Build relationships with building owner, property manager, sub-contactors, etc. Negotiate and manage building lease and ensure adherence to all aspects of lease requirements and contractual responsibilities. Provide oversight for interior and exterior maintenance. Establish maintenance schedules and monitor performance of contracted maintenance companies.
  • Develop annual operating and capital expenditure budgets for department and buildings.
  • Meet regularly with 600 Stinson property management and provide oversight for leasehold and capital improvement projects.
  • Manage bid specifications and contract negotiations for facilities maintenance and building services. Manage implementation of new services, service expansions, software upgrades, and training.
  • Manage on-site management and print services contract with vendor to ensure that mail, copy, print, scanning, and other related services are provided in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Collaborate with Employee Experience Manager to develop company standards and policies for facility services and operations.
  • Manage facility database and systems. Resolve system issues and oversee system configuration changes. Develop and update floor plan drawings.
  • Collaborate with Employee Experience Manager and FM support staff to share FM related information.
  • Serve on BCP Committee and Workplace Safety Team.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the facility management and building management industries.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in business, project management or a related field; demonstrated experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Required Experience

Five years experience in facility operations with project management experience. Experience with space planning, design, budgeting, managing vendor services and managing safety and security operations. Broad understanding of all aspects of corporate real estate (CRE) including transactions, projects, and CRE finance. Thorough knowledge of facility operations including mechanical and building systems, financial reporting, budgeting, contract negotiations, maintenance, construction, furniture systems, security and staff management. Proficient with Microsoft office software and database management.

Preferred Experience

Leadership experience.


The UCare difference is our people power - employees actively working on the behalf of our members to get them access to the health care they need. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and provide the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, and a myriad of volunteer activities. If you're looking for an inclusive environment that celebrates your people power, helps you build on your strengths and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

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