International Arts Services Business HENI Appoints FM for 10 sites across London

HENI is an international arts services business working with leading artists and estates across publishing, print-making, digital, film and art research.  Focusing on individual artists and their work, they offer art services including printing and reproduction, digital management, events, mounting, logistics and fine art photography.

HENI approached Maxwell Stephens to support in the recruitment of a Facilities Manager looking after approximately 10 sites in the London area.

“I used Maxwell Stephens for years when looking for a new venture within my career, and again most recently. They were clear, concise and very professional when searching for the right role for me. The team were always in touch at every stage of the process and provided constant updates, there was no second guessing or chasing needing to be done. I highly recommend Maxwell Stephens for any assistance when searching for your next role.”

The Position

The main purpose of this newly created role was for an experienced Facilities Manager to bring their skills and expertise into the organisation and set up a new facilities function. Looking after approximately 10 sites in the London area, the Facilities Manager would ensure the day-to-day delivery of facilities management services directly, or through contracted services.

The responsibilities and deliverables of the position include: maintaining health, safety and security for the different sites; ensure statutory company compliance is up to date in line with legislation; supporting the business with planned and reactive maintenance; supporting the business with office moves on an ad-hoc basis and ensuring the facilities service reduces and eliminates risk to employees and visitors.

The Candidate

Due to the expansive remit of the position, the ideal candidate was required to have experience in a wide range of areas. This included experience of managing an outsourced facilities management services, and/or co-coordinating contractors, experience of sourcing and implementing CAFM systems, experience of implementing FM systems and processes from scratch and experience of managing budgets for Facilities Management services. In addition they would need a strong working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and a proven track record of managing and delivering high quality FM services across multiple sites.