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Facility and environmental service Manager

Burlington, ON, Canada
January 14, 2020

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Sherif S. Amin

Burlington, ON

, 365-***-****

Highlights of Skills & Experience

Facilities and Property Management professional with 20+ years’ experience in integrated facility and operation management, as well as security and auxiliary services including: housekeeping, landscaping and laundry

Strong project management capabilities; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; detail oriented and process driven; extensive background with deploying trades

Proven ability leading and inspiring team members; builds credibility with all levels within an organization

Strong business acumen; background in marketing, fleet management, finances, and budget planning and control; proven track record of initiating and implementing innovative ideas to bring revenue generation

Extremely knowledgeable with respect to sustainability, green energy initiatives and cost impacts

Accustomed to working in 24x7 Operations; flexible schedule, capable of working overtime and/or on call

Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); extensive use of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)

Work Experience

Warehouse Supervisor - Overnight November 2018 – Present

Farm Boy Mississauga Distribution Center, Ontario

Ensure the daily delivery of product to farm boy shops GTA

Operate and supervise GW operating forklifts for shipping receiving picking and stocking

Prepare daily operation report to be send before start of the working day including but not limited to truck arrival departure trailers temperature based on weather and ETA for each location

Ensure Housekeeping for the 90’000 square foot warehouse done properly end of the shift using different types of detergent and sweepers

Manage the WH BMS, staff training attendance compliance with company policies and standard food handling procedures

Senior Facility Manager 2016 - May 2018

New Giza for Real-Estate Development, Cairo, Egypt

Provided facility management for existing properties and properties under construction; ensured services were completed in accordance with operating procedures, statutory requirements, and health and safety guidelines

Supervised Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP), landscaping, housekeeping, pest control and security for a 500 bed hospital, 2 international schools, a residential complex consisting of 2000 units (apartments and villas), etc.

Controlled a 24x7 security control center, monitoring 800 surveillance cameras on 16 screens

Oversaw the inauguration of the New Giza University (NGU), a property covering 7M square meters; recognized following NGUs (Medical Dentistry and Business studies) first year of operation for not having even 1 hour of business interruption during this period

Prepared periodic inventory of property’s’ contents, conditions and forwarded listing for clients’ review

Established a 5-year Facility Management strategy with appropriate Service Level Agreements and Key Performance Indicators to monitor work progress

Developed initiatives and strategies pertaining to sustainability and green energy practices including research and recommendations to move from normal lighting to solar lighting along the 36km stretch of New Giza internal roads; evaluated, analyzed contract bids

Prepared budget documentation/plans and administered work appropriately to ensure budget compliance

Prepared Facility Management service bids and contracts to assure high quality and cost- effective services; audited service providers and provided recommendations in coordination with the Procurement team

Managed, monitored and reported on all activities undertaken by the Facilities Management department including but not limited to daily inspections of sites and activities weekly report

Sr. Manager Facility Management 2014 - 2016

EMAAR Misr for Development S.A.E – Mivida, Cairo, Egypt

Set up long-term and short-term plans for project completion and within specific stages

Spearheaded an innovative approach to maintaining a 16,000 cubic meter clean water reservoir which not only reduced maintenance fees but generated revenue for the facility

Reviewed the progress of contracted construction works

Developed SNAG lists/reports for contractors’ hand over of completed facilities

Created external and on job professional development/training priorities for Facility Management professionals

American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt 1993 - 2013

Director of Auxiliary Services

American University in Cairo, Egypt

AUC’s Auxiliary Services included housekeeping within the main campus buildings, a Research Centre, Medical Clinic, 400-unit student residence/dormitory, 138 washrooms; plus, security, landscape, research farm production, etc.

Established short and long-range goals for Auxiliary Services as well as strategic budget planning and revenue generating practices and initiatives

Interacted with internal and external stakeholders to optimize efficiency and effectiveness of Auxiliary Services

Organized yearly training sessions for staff members covering all front-line service needs

Served on various committees within the University (Emergency Management Team Committee, Senior Administrators Group, Transportation Committee)

Oversaw management of a transportation fleet of 120 buses, running 17 bus routes

Assisted with materials selection (cladding, flooring, windows) for the construction of the new AUC campus

Participated in the overall planning process/logistics for the move to AUC new campus, leading the task force involved in the move of all university assets and equipment to the new campus

Recognized for the seamless move of 10,000 students and 2850 staff members to the new campus

Education & Professional Development

Bachelor of Science-Civil Engineering, Zagazig University, Cairo, Egypt

Computer Science Diploma, AUC, Egypt

Management Certificate, AUC, Egypt


AUC president Service Award (2011)

AUC board chairman Service Award (2012)

Professional Affiliation

APPA - American Physical Plant Association (member since 2008)

FIABCI – Egypt Chapter (Founding member since 2014)

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