Facilities Manager

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  • Job Reference: PR/000057
  • Job Title: Facilities Manager
  • Location: Sussex
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £35,000 plus package
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 5 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Maxwell Stephens’ client are a successful facilities provider seeking an experienced Facilities Manager to manage a cost effective statutory, pre-planned maintenance programme for their PFI Contract.

This role will be acting as an ‘Ambassador’ for our client, meaning high customer service is key.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a fully integrated, cost effective and prioritised maintenance service in accordance with Health and Safety legislation.
  • Maintain the Statutory Testing budget ensuring cost saving measures are reviewed and implemented.
  • Develop and manage an annual Statutory Testing programme.
  • Source appropriate Contractors to undertake testing activities ensuring all representatives attending the sites have relevant qualifications to carry out the task.
  • Ensure Contractors provide Insurance documentation, Risk Assessments, Safe Systems of Work / Method Statements and COSHH data.
  • Implement a hard and soft record keeping system for all required testing activities, including accurate job specifications, drawings and test results.
  • Undertake Risk Assessments, Safe Systems of Work / Method Statements for yourself and your team as required.
  • Manage COSHH requirements.
  • Audit and manage Contractors on site ensuring they comply with all policies and procedures.
  • Liaise with nominated persons to ensure access authorities and Permit to Work systems are in place as required. Audit these activities to demonstrate a written compliance.
  • Liaise with the Contract Manager following receipt of recommended Remedial Actions from the Contractor. Keep accurate records noting responsible manager advised and when work is completed.
  • Be aware of the location of essential services including water isolation valves, fire points, drainage systems, and gas and power supplies. Maintain a detailed plan showing the location of these.
  • Prepare and process purchase orders in compliance with approved procedures.
  • Report all accidents / incidents on noted forms.
  • Comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.
  • Undertake Driving Duties as directed ensuring you have a valid driving licence at all times.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

 Experience required:

  • Supervisory experience in Facilities Management.
  • Hold recognised trade qualifications.
  • Sound technical knowledge of Electrical Installation, Mechanical Plant, Equipment and Systems.
  • Detailed understanding of maintenance programmes – Statutory, Planned and Reactive.

 If you think you have what it takes, please contact Robyn Powner on 0207 118 4848 for more details or email your CV to robyn@maxwellstephens.com to apply for this exciting role.