Head of Facilities

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  • Job Reference: PR/000282
  • Job Title: Head of Facilities
  • Location: West End of London
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £50,000 Per Annum
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 3 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Maxwell Stephens’ client are an innovative, registered charity, who are seeking an experienced Head of Facilities, that will be responsible for the effective delivery of facilities services for all building users including staff, visitors, clients, audience and tenants. You will take the lead in proactively providing and delivering a welcoming, secure, clean, safe and comfortable environment for all users of the premises. You will act as a “sounding board” to the Director of Operations, and may provide input into the strategic decision-making process.

Responsibilities:

  • To manage the Facilities budget
  • Manage all facilities procurement
  • To advise the Chief Operating Officer in the allocation of space and office accommodation within the building
  • To develop, review and keep the Business Continuity Plan and arrangements up to date, fit for purpose and regularly tested
  • Oversee the Asset Register in collaboration with the Chief Operating Officer
  • To chair the Health & Safety and Security Committees, prepare briefs/minutes/reports for the quarterly meetings
  • To ensure that the requirements of the Health and Safety Policy and associated procedures are adhered to
  • To provide quarterly Health & Safety reports and recommendations to the Board of Trustees
  • Devise, manage, deliver the annual Facilities budget

Experience Required:

  • Demonstrable experience in facilities management, including contract management, tendering, business development, continuity planning, and hospitality services
  • Proven track record of leading a support services team
  • Experience of events and venue management
  • Excellent people management skills and role model for the team in championing customer service
  • Experience of budget management and cost control
  • Extensive experience in client liaison with ability to influence but also act with tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work collaboratively. Able to find pragmatic solutions and adapt to changing situations

Qualifications Required:

  • Qualification in first aid
  • IOSH Managing Health & Safety as a minimum
  • Managing Fire Safety