Facilities Manager

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  • Job Reference: PR/000117
  • Job Title: Facilities Manager
  • Location: Leeds
  • Basic Salary Range: £33,780.72 Per Annum
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 5 years ago
  • This position has been filled

This is a unique opportunity to work for a globally inspiring charity.

Our client has asked the UK’s leading Facilities Management recruitment firm, Maxwell Stephens, to find an experienced Facilities Manager for their property and facilities service in Leeds.

Our client is actively committed to opposing discrimination on any basis – gender, marital status, race, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, and sexual orientation.

All they ask is that their employees are able comfortably to work within their Christian ethos; supporting the aim to respect and treat everyone equally, regardless of who they are, what they look like and what they believe.

Our client’s property and facilities service team runs across Leeds. Providing their clients with facilities and maintenance services, their team supports those in need across a variety of sites.


You’re looking for a rewarding opportunity, a job in which you can make a difference every day. Extremely passionate about helping others, you always approach your tasks with enthusiasm and determination.

Managing a high workload to tight deadlines is a challenge, but you take it on happily; you love pushing yourself to achieve amazing results. Delivering the best possible service is extremely important to you, and you strive continuously to improve it.

Your excellent interpersonal skills make you the ideal candidate for this role. Communicating effectively with people on all levels comes easily to you. With your experience in developing and managing client relationships, you will confidently negotiate, build, and maintain strong working relationships with clients and colleagues.

A naturally approachable and outgoing individual, you thrive when working in a team. Our client will value your ability to motivate, enthuse, and encourage respective members of the team to perform to the best of their ability.

With your proven track record in a facilities and supplier management role, you already have a good working knowledge of facilities and compliance management. You also hold either a first degree, the equivalent, a full membership of the British Institute of Facilities Management, or another recognised membership in a related field.

Your abundance of experience in managing supply chains makes you an asset to the organisation. Capable of presenting your findings in a concise and meaningful way, you’re the expert on data and information analysis. You have a solid set of numerical and IT skills, particularly in Microsoft Excel and Lotus Notes. Along with your track record in managing statutory compliance for commercial and / or domestic properties, you’re exactly what our client is looking for.

It is of the utmost importance to our client that employees work within its Christian ethos. You show integrity both in life and in work. An honest and open worker, you believe in transparency at all levels of an organisation and that transparency starts with you. Compassion and respect are always at the forefront of what you do; helping others achieve in a safe, comfortable, and engaging environment is the reason you chose FM as a career.


When you join our client, you will become part of the superb property and facilities service team. You’ll be amazed at their dedication to the organisation. The pride they take in their work will astound you, their commitment obvious by their levels of hard-work and passion.

Working with your team, you will be responsible for preparing the annual compliance charge budgets for periodic inspections and remedial works. Monitoring expenditure and budgets, you will provide management information as required.

Responsible for managing all statutory compliance issues for your assigned area, you will instruct periodical inspection and testing, handle any client complaints and queries, liaise with managing agents, and keep track of any changes in industry standards and legal requirements, among other duties. Following all the correct processes, you’ll ensure that the compliance reporting mechanisms are in place for your organisation.

You’ll work to achieve predetermined targets, as determined by KPIs and Service partnerships. You will monitor the performance of yourself and your team, continuously striving to achieve the best possible results.

Your clients will be the most important aspect of your job. Not just in providing them with professional advice, but also in ensuring good liaison and communication with internal and external clients, and stakeholders. Your world-class communication skills and enthusiastic attitude, will be required as you positively promote the services of PFS to external and internal clients.

With the rest of the PFS, you’ll also contribute to the process of sourcing contractors as and when necessary. Following correct procedures for requesting pre-qualification of contractors and monitor the approved supplier list, you’ll ensure our client’s requirements and policies continue to be met.

Day-to-day, you’ll be managing the delivery of facilities services for the buildings within your area. You’ll oversee assigned contracts, using KPIs, service levels, meetings, and standard procedures to measure performance. You’ll also be on hand to undertake other duties as requested by your line manager.

Finally, you will be responsible for a variety of administrative tasks associated with your role, including updating of the property database and the approval and processing of invoices. You will also be required to spend a minimum of two days per year working with our client’s charitable function in a local setting, helping you to sympathise with your employer’s cause.

Apply immediately

There are few jobs are rewarding as this inspiring opportunity. This not-for-profit organisation needs your skills and abilities to serve their community as Facilities Manager. The experienced, supportive PFS team require your leadership and motivation to help them reach their full potential.

The Benefits for the role include: 25 days’ annual leave + 8 bank holidays a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; Childcare Voucher Scheme; an employee assistance, programme; staff discounts

The closing date for this role is the 11th April 2017, so please apply through Maxwell Stephens without delay.

Either call us now on 0207 118 48 48 or email info@maxwellstephens.com.

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