Pioneering Facilities Management Excellence: Unraveling Murphy Group's Head of Facilities Recruitment Triumph


We were tasked with finding the ideal candidate for the position of Head of Facilities within Murphy Group, an integral department of an esteemed investment business. Murphy Group played a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of the company's estate, encompassing both hard and soft facilities management services across various locations. With a focus on strategic leadership, legal compliance, and stakeholder satisfaction, the role demanded a candidate equipped with a diverse skill set and extensive experience in facilities management.

The Challenge

The challenge lay in identifying a candidate who could seamlessly navigate the complexities of managing both hard and soft facilities management services while providing strategic direction to the Murphy Group team. The Head of Facilities would be responsible for procurement, management, and retendering of outsourced contracts, as well as ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations and environmental standards. The ideal candidate needed to possess strong leadership skills, financial acumen, and the ability to foster positive working relationships across all levels of the organisation.

The Results

Through a meticulous search and selection process, we successfully placed a candidate who exceeded expectations.

The selected candidate brought a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the role. Their ability to manage outsourced contracts, analyse financial reports, and implement state-of-the-art facilities management systems proved invaluable in optimising operational efficiency and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.

Under the leadership of the new Head of Facilities, Murphy Facilities witnessed significant improvements across various areas, including procurement, budget management, and stakeholder engagement. The candidate's strategic approach to facilities management, coupled with their strong communication skills and commitment to excellence, played a pivotal role in driving positive change and enhancing the overall effectiveness of the department.