Manager, Facilities


Dec 13th, 2022
Parexel strives to be the premier provider to the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries for the development and commercialization of new medical therapies worldwide.

Headquartered near Boston, Massachusetts, Parexel operates in 82 locations in 51 countries around the world, and has 18,450 employees.

We provide the most comprehensive drug development capabilities of any CRO worldwide. Our global regulatory expertise, Phase I-IV clinical research services, integrated eClinical technologies, and advanced commercialization services all work together to move you through the development journey more smoothly and cost-effectively from beginning to end.

Parexel's mission is to combine the strength of our expertise, experience and innovation to advance the worldwide success of the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries in preventing and curing disease.
Parexel International Corp.
195 West Street
Waltham, MA 02451

An exciting opportunity for a Facilities Managerto work in the Corporate Real Estate & Services department (CRES), this is a People and Facilities Management role, with responsibility for a specific function/technical area. You will receive assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. You will also work closely with Unit Head and Heads of departments.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Supervises on-site CRES team to maintain day-to-day operations of facilities
  • Monitors the safety and cleanliness of interior and exterior areas
  • Ensures routine maintenance, inspections and repairs are completed as scheduled and as needed
  • Provides metrics and reports to management on maintenance, safety, facility operations, utilization, or others based on leadership discretion
  • Partners with Procurement on supplier relationships, and procure to pay processes
  • Develops and maintains business continuity plans, and health and safety plans
  • Maintains site compliance for all inspections/audits, regulatory or client or statutory authorities
  • Implements and enforces CRES policy and procedures
  • Manages utilization and space and occupancy planning
  • Participates in formal staff review processes, performance evaluations and timekeeping
  • Work closely with business partners to craft solutions to business needs and implement them


  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Service oriented, problem-solving skills and solutions focused
  • Self-motivated with a hand on approach
  • Team player and builder
  • A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning
  • Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail
  • Willingness to work in a matrix environment and to value the importance of teamwork
  • Fluent in local language and English, both verbal and writing
  • Understand & knowledge of technical systems, e.g., A/V, Security, Sound Masking, Lighting Controls, etc.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • A wealth of experience working in a corporate facility support or related environment
  • Oversight of a multi-site environment at Management level
  • Experience in construction management and real estate operations preferred
  • Knowledgeable of building systems and technology, e.g. HVAC, Security, Sound Proofing, Lighting Controls, etc.
  • Experience in Environmental, Health and Safety regulations and have a good understanding of the different legislations in place


  • Sound professional level experience or a Degree in Business or Engineering would be advantageous


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