Interim Facilities Manager

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  • Job Reference: 1417
  • Job Title: Interim Facilities Manager
  • Location: East London
  • Basic Salary Range: Circa £50,000 OR Equivalent Rate
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Posted 6 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Maxwell Stephens’ client is a large corporate organisation whom are based in a large purpose built site in East London.

The purpose of the role is to manage the overall facilities and services provided within the building. The post-holder is accountable for services such as cleaning, security, parking, maintenance and repair, to make sure that the working and surrounding environment meets the needs of the people that use them.  The duties would typically include managing any refurbishments and renovations to make sure they all run smoothly.   The post-holder is responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of the building to ensure that the company meets health and safety standards and applicable legal requirements.

The post-holder must be able to develop good working relationships with a wide range of people.  This includes working collaboratively with sub-contractors, sub-tenants, specialist advisers and the landlord. A crucial part of the role involves understanding purchasing, tendering, legal processes and knowing how to control costs.   The role is usually office-based but some duties require moderate physical activity.

There are a number of different skills required in order to work successfully in the role.  As well as being well organised and having the ability to manage a varied workload, the post-holder needs a good level of technical knowledge of building services.  Problem-solving is also an essential skill as there are times when accidents, emergencies and unexpected issues arise that the post-holder must attend to as the first point of contact.

This is an Interim position with an opportunity to develop into something more longer term.

Please contact either Peter Forshaw directly on 0207 118 4848 or email an application to