Facilities Manager

Facilities Manager

£ dependent upon experience
REF: 12134AA
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Job Description

New role recruiting for an experienced Facilities Manager to come on board and make a difference. Ensuring sites are fully operational with all equipment and functioning utilities, and have a key role in realising exciting plans for future development.

This opportunity seeks proven leadership and project management ability, and a structured and planned approach to implementing standard operating procedures following the latest Facility Management Government/H&S guidelines.

This role will be based from the EMEA Head Office for a group of global apparel brands, with 2 additional sites within easy commutable distance.

Facilities Manager – The Job Outline

  • Plan for future development in line with strategic business objectives through Annual / Quarterly budgets
  • Project manage Contractors, tender, quotes, risk assessment, time lines, internal communication, follow ups.
  • Investigate / Plan suitability of options for new work spaces
  • Calculate and compare costs for required goods or services to achieve maximum value for money
  • Manage and lead change to ensure minimum disruption to core activities
  • Direct, coordinate and plan essential services such as reception, security, maintenance, mail, archiving, stationary, cleaning, support catering, waste disposal and recycling
  • Coordinate, develop and lead the various teams to cover various areas of responsibility
  • Use performance management techniques to monitor and improve service levels
  • Ensure Site compliance with latest H&S / Fire legislation via regular reviews and audits liaising with consultants / regulatory bodies.
  • First Aid & Fire Safety – Risk Assessment / Training, investigating accidents and strategies for future
  • Respond appropriately to emergencies / urgent issues as they arise and deal with the consequences.
  • Key holding – Opening / Closing outside of normal hours covering Security or Emergencies as required.

Facilities Manager – The Person Specification

  • Proven background within property, building or facility management (min. 5 years experience in similar role)
  • Procurement / negotiation skills, ability to multitask and prioritise workload and confident decision maker
  • Strong project and time management skills
  • Confident is writing and enforcing Safety SOPs and Policies
  • Training courses will be provided NEBOSH/IOSH if required.
  • Interpersonal, relationship-building, networking skills, teamwork skills and ability to lead /motivate others
  • Proficient in MS Office and knowledge of other planning tools may also be an advantage
  • A practical, flexible and innovative approach to work and ability to work flexible hours.
  • A full driving license is required to facilitate travelling between sites.

Please apply with your updated CV to c.turner@peoplemarketing.co.uk quoting our reference: 12134A, or call the office for more details.           

If the email address is not displayed in this advert, then please contact People Marketing directly on 0115 922 3335 quoting the job reference number, and we shall supply you with the correct address.

We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

Please continue to check our website for any other roles which may be of interest.

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