How Our Facilities Management Assistant Elevated Runnymede Borough Council


We recently undertook the recruitment of a Facilities Management Assistant for Runnymede Borough Council. This pivotal role was crucial for ensuring the smooth operation and upkeep of the Civic Centre and surrounding areas under the Environmental Services section of the council.

The Challenge

The primary challenge was to identify a candidate who could effectively support the Facilities Management Officer in maintaining the Civic Centre's day-to-day operations. Key responsibilities included managing fault reporting systems, supervising cleaners, coordinating equipment repairs, conducting safety tests, and ensuring the overall cleanliness and functionality of the premises.

We leveraged our expertise in facilities management recruitment to source candidates with the necessary skills and experience. The recruitment process involved comprehensive interviews to assess technical competencies, understanding of health and safety protocols, and practical experience in managing public environments.

The Results

We successfully placed a highly qualified Facilities Management Assistant who seamlessly integrated into the team at Runnymede Borough Council. The selected candidate demonstrated proficiency in:

• Managing fault reporting systems and conducting minor repairs.

• Coordinating equipment maintenance and safety tests to ensure compliance with legislation.

• Supervising cleaning staff and ensuring high standards of cleanliness and hygiene.

• Efficiently handling logistical tasks such as deliveries and stationery supplies management.

• Demonstrating strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.

The new Facilities Management Assistant has significantly contributed to maintaining a safe and functional environment at the Civic Centre, supporting Runnymede Borough Council in its service delivery to the public.