Head of Facilities

  • Competitive
  • Netherlands
  • Permanent
  • Life Sciences
A key player in the subcontracted drug production market for over 35 years, has achieved substantial growth in turnover, reaching nearly 1 billion euros per year, and employs over 6000 people. As a leading European company and among the top 5 global generalists, the company owns 17 factories and a development center with the goal of supplying pharmaceutical laboratories worldwide with all forms of drugs of the highest quality, punctuality, and economic performance.

The focus is on the growth and development of employees and a long-term commitment to serving customers, creating a conducive work environment. This has led to the company being awarded the Best Employer label in 2019.

We are currently looking for a Head of Facilities, on a fixed-term contract for 12 months, which is renewable to a permanent agreement. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and maintaining a safe workplace under GMP conditions, ensuring high-quality performance of equipment to support the success of our projects. They will also work with the Senior Leadership Team to continuously improve the organization and establish strong internal and external relationships. This position offers hybrid working options.

Key responsibilities of the Head of Facilities include leading the Facilities team, including Supply Chain and IT; studying and evaluating daily reports submitted by the Facilities team; ensuring the quality and maintenance of equipment, utilities, and machines; monitoring activities of vendors; and building a CAPEX list together with other department heads.
The ideal candidate should possess a Facilities Management Degree, experience in sterile injectables (GMP), ambition to lead and develop a team, cost awareness, and fluent English communication skills, both verbally and in writing. Additionally, they should either have a Green Belt certification or be willing to obtain one.

We offer a great place to work within a team of motivated specialists, learning and development opportunities, a market-conforming salary based on experience, variable pay bonus, 25 holidays plus 6 designated days, a pension scheme, NS business card or travel allowance, laptop and mobile phone.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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