Steering Success: Toyota GB's Senior Facilities Manager Recruitment Triumph


We successfully placed a Senior Facilities Manager at Toyota GB’s head office in Burgh Heath, Surrey. This placement came following the retirement notice of the previous Senior Facilities Manager, necessitating a highly capable replacement to maintain and enhance the facilities management operations at Toyota GB.

The Senior Facilities Manager role at Toyota GB is pivotal, encompassing oversight of both the head office in Burgh Heath and the Academy facility at the Toyota factory in Burnaston, Derbyshire. This diverse role requires strong leadership, innovation in project management, health and safety expertise, and a keen focus on sustainability.

The Challenge

The recruitment process for this high-profile role was comprehensive, ensuring that the best candidate was selected to take over the reins. We employed a meticulous approach, leveraging their expertise in facilities management recruitment to identify and attract top talent.

Selection Criteria:

• Extensive multi-site commercial facilities management experience.

• Strong leadership and motivational skills.

• Proficiency in managing outsourced contractors and large budgets.

• Commitment to sustainability and innovation.

• Effective interpersonal communication and negotiation skills.

• Knowledge of BS ISO standards and health and safety management.

The Results

The successful candidate demonstrated a strong alignment with Toyota GB’s values and strategic objectives. Their background in managing complex facilities operations and driving innovation positioned them as the ideal successor. This strategic hire ensures that Toyota GB's facilities management will continue to thrive, supporting the company’s broader goals and maintaining a high standard of operational excellence.