Maxwell Stephens

Facilities Assistant Jobs London & UK

Maxwell Stephens regularly recruit Facilities Assistants.

Facilities Assistant Jobs London and UK wide are a great way to enter in to the facilities management sector. They provide a steady income at an entry level position whilst providing great opportunities for future career development in to more senior management roles. Typically these facilities assistant jobs are suitable for recent school leavers with limited experience or people looking for a career change in to this sector.

Facilities Assistant Jobs are extremely customer focused and require the assistant to undertake a wide range of facilities tasks. Although roles vary greatly from company to company, in facilities assistant jobs you will be typically responsible for providing support to the more senior Facilities Managers. In this role you will assist with operations and administrative duties such as ensuring all paperwork is handled with appropriate care and attention, ordering office supplies, checking and replying to emails and phone calls and reporting any issues to the office manager. Overall they ensure their office or building runs smoothly by supporting and communicating with the various departments within the organisation.

Essential skills for this position include:

  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Communication
  • Organisation
  • Reliability
  • Attention to detail
  • Confidence
  • Team Working
  • Customer Relations
  • Report writing
  • Self-development  and learning

In these roles you will be confident in using a wide range of office equipment including printers, scanners, PDAs, projectors, computers and laptops.

Ideally candidates looking to enter in to these positions will hold a minimum of 5 GCSE’s (Grades A*-C), NVQ, CLAIT or ECDL qualifications. Additional qualifications such as a Level 2 Diploma in construction and the built environment, and a BIFM Level 2 qualification in Facilities Services will be extremely useful in helping career progression within the industry. Having a degree in a related subject such as Business or Management is also advisable, however it is possible to work your way up to more senior positions without these higher level qualifications.