A Facilities Management Journey with Mott MacDonald


Mott MacDonald, a globally renowned consultancy, sought a Senior Facilities Management (FM) Consultant to join their team in Greater London. The role demanded a highly skilled individual capable of leading multiple projects, contributing to business development, and mentoring junior staff.

The Challenge

Mott MacDonald needed a candidate who not only possessed extensive FM expertise but also had a strong background in business development and consultancy. The ideal candidate had to be adept in various FM domains, including strategic reviews, procurement, contract management, and environmental sustainability. Furthermore, the individual had to be proficient in using business management systems, managing budgets, and delivering high-quality projects.

We approached the recruitment process with a clear strategy:

1. Understanding the Client’s Needs: Detailed consultations with Mott MacDonald to understand their specific requirements and organisational culture.

2. Sourcing Candidates: Leveraging our extensive network and advanced recruitment tools to identify potential candidates with the required skill set and experience.

3. Screening and Shortlisting: Conducting thorough screenings and assessments to ensure candidates met the high standards required by Mott MacDonald.

4. Interviews and Evaluation: Coordinating multiple rounds of interviews, facilitating communication between the client and candidates, and providing detailed feedback.

The Results

After a rigorous selection process, we identified a candidate who perfectly matched Mott MacDonald’s requirements. The successful candidate brought with them:

• Extensive Experience: A robust background in FM delivery and consultancy, with significant experience in both the public and private sectors.

• Professional Qualifications: Membership in a recognised professional body with chartered status, affirming their expertise and commitment to the field.

• Business Acumen: A strong track record in business development, demonstrating the ability to win consultancy work and contribute to strategic growth.

• Technical Proficiency: Advanced knowledge of FM service standards, legislative requirements, and proficiency with Microsoft Office and project management tools.

• Communication Skills: Excellent ability to engage professionally with clients and team members, ensuring clear and effective communication.

Our tailored recruitment approach and deep industry knowledge enabled the successful placement of a Senior Facilities Management Consultant at Mott MacDonald. This partnership highlights our commitment to matching exceptional talent with leading organisations, ensuring both parties achieve their goals and contribute positively to their sectors.