Facilities & Procurement Manager (9 Month Contract)Back to Vacancies List
This is an extremely rare vacancy at one of the world’s most recognised and respected technology companies. This is an exciting opportunity to work for an innovative and prestigious company; a household name across the globe.
Maxwell Stephens’ client has chosen the UK’s leading Facilities Management recruitment firm, Maxwell Stephens, to find a business-focused Facilities and Procurement Manager to work in both their London and Hertfordshire offices.
In the heart of Soho, our clients cutting-edge London office is perfectly located just a stone’s throw away from the famous Oxford Street, and from Tottenham Court Road underground station. The Hertfordshire distribution centre is a fantastic new build, incorporating innovative technology and design throughout.
THE RIGHT PERSON
This company is driven by quality, excellence, and innovation; and so are you. You consistently hit your targets and deadlines, always performing to the highest possible standard. Focused and reliable, our client needs you to ensure their offices run successfully.
Your outstanding organisational skills, and meticulous attention to detail, ensure accuracy in your work. A highly-motivated self-starter, you love developing clear, logical plans to achieve your goals. You work diligently in everything you do, determined to get the very best results.
Communicating with people on all levels comes naturally to you. As a dynamic and experienced manager, you thrive when leading a team, and forming strong working relationships. Your confidence and your ability to influence and negotiate with others makes you an asset to the company.
When it comes to business, you have a one-track mind. You become the brand; continuously prioritising your work to meet the needs of the business. You promote the company, and help it succeed; cutting cost and increasing efficiency at every opportunity.
Years in the Facilities Management and Building Services industry have been leading you here. Our client will value your vast experience in building maintenance and utilisation, as well as budget management and project planning. Combined with your FM qualifications, it’s although you were born for this position.
As the ideal Facilities and Procurement Manager for our client, you understand both building principles, and the company’s legislation and compliance requirements. Your expertise in managing contractors, and extensive knowledge of CDM regulations, are extremely valuable to our client. Your strong IT skills will be used daily in this position as you manage both budgets and workers.
You’re ambitious, and ready for a challenge. With the opportunity to work overseas occasionally, and a diverse range of important responsibilities involved, this is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
As an experienced Team Leader, you’ll join a motivated and determined unit of staff. With between eight and eleven people reporting directly to you, you’ll be responsible for success of the department. When you meet your team, you’ll be amazed by their enthusiasm, and sincere commitment to the company.
Ensuring the Health and Safety of all staff in your offices will be up to you. To keep the workers safe and business running smoothly, you’ll apply appropriate risk management parameters across the sites. Our client will value your hard work in implementing and supporting policies and procedures to help the business meet their obligations to the staff. The welfare and safeguarding of all employees, contractors and visitors to the site will rely on you. Their health and safety is of paramount importance to our client, and to you.
Our client will place a great deal of responsibility on your shoulders in this highly important role, both in financial and legal fields. You’ll help develop the £4m facilities budget, monitoring it throughout the year. All audits in relation to Facilities will be led by you. A varied and crucial task, you’ll be trusted with insurance, security, OHSE legislation, and ensuring ISO14001 compliance.
Your vital role will also include the safety and security of staff, as you oversee site service, inspection, and maintenance. Covering everything from heating systems and drainage to CCTV, electrical repairs, and fire alarms systems, your work will keep the company running smoothly.
To get the job done, you’ll be required to work closely with a variety of key contacts. As an important member of the Senior Management Team, you’ll keep in contact with our client and various auditors to ensure the sites are running to optimum efficiency. Working with landlords, stakeholders, contractors, and office suppliers means you will be able to manage the buildings with ease; regularly putting your outstanding communication skills to the test.
Overseeing all facilities services across the two sites, you’ll cover both hard and soft FM. The day-to-day effectiveness of the warehouse, security, and catering will be down to you. Managing, monitoring, review and retendering all service and supply contracts will be your responsibility. Our client will rely on you to ensure the comprehensive delivery of all facilities and contract services in their offices.
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work for a globally-recognised organisation. Our client need your ability, experience, and commitment to delivering an outstanding service.
Please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0207 118 48 48.