Head of Facility Management
Karel de Grote Hogeschool

Your position

The wider domain of facility and technical management is your field of action:

  • You manage the Facility Management service. The team has around 55 employees (policy staff, technical / facility managers, executive facility staff). You guide and motivate them and coach them in their professional development.
  • You are operational ultimately responsible for facility management at the university. You work in line with the KdG-wide policies. You coordinate and supervise the work. You prepare the annual plan including a budget.
  • You provide proactive policy input and you are responsible for the translation and implementation of the KdG strategic policy into operational objectives in the field of facility management.
  • You make a connection between your service on the one hand and the education groups and other services in the university on the other. You are responsible for good coordination between the needs of internal customers and the planning of your service. You ensure clear communication to internal customers and external partners.
  • Together with your team you guarantee a professional, customer-oriented service for both internal customers (employees, managers, etc.) and external partners.
  • You are part of the Infrastructure, ICT & Purchasing department. You report to the Infrastructure & ICT director.

Your profile

  • You have a master's degree or equivalent through experience with orientation in the field of facility management.
  • You have experience as a manager. You inspire and ensure a pleasant working environment and a positive dynamic in your team. You coach people in a development-oriented way and you deploy them to their talents. You give employees the necessary responsibility and you monitor the achievement of goals.
  • You can work autonomously, set priorities and stay focused on the objectives. You work efficiently and result-oriented, also under time pressure and priority changes.
  • You are strong in planning and organizing with a view to maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
  • You excel in relational and communication skills and you take the wishes of customers into account. You are a team player who is motivating and inspiring for employees and colleagues and encourages collaboration.
  • You are entrepreneurial, take advantage of opportunities and dare to take new paths.
  • Flexibility, problem-solving ability and decisiveness characterize your personality.
  • You continue to build on your own expertise and professionalization and like to share your knowledge.

Our offer

  • A statutory appointment [1] in full-time employment (100%) as a member of the administrative and technical staff.
  • You start as soon as possible after the selection with a one-year contract, renewable after a positive evaluation.
  • A wage in function of your qualifications and experience (salary scale A31 scale 589). More information about the salary scales and wages can be found at http://onderwijs.vlaanderen.be/nl/vind-je-salarisschaal#hoger-onderwijs
  • Typical terms and conditions of employment at our university are flexible working hours, the possibility of working from home, a laptop, a mobile phone, training options and an attractive holiday arrangement.
  • Full reimbursement of commuting by public transport and / or a bicycle allowance of 0.15 euros / km.
  • KdG believes in the passion and talent of its employees and strives for equal opportunities. That is why we invite everyone to apply for this vacancy.


You can only apply online via our website https://www.kdg.be/vacatures

- click on the desired vacancy

- apply online at the bottom of the page

- fill in the application form and add an extensive motivation & your CV as an attachment

The application period runs until 18 August 2019:

- The 1st selection round is based on the applications submitted

- The 2nd round consists of a selection interview (on 2/09/2019) supplemented by an assessment center.

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