Head of Facilities & Property

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  • Job Reference: PF1234
  • Job Title: Head of Facilities & Property
  • Location: Embankment
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £400 per Day
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

The Head of Properties and Facilities will lead the operational management and maintenance of our client’s huge estate which includes 220 homes, shops, design studios, galleries and restaurants, a neighbourhood centre with a busy conference centre and public realm. We aim to maintain and manage our estate to a high standard in keeping with our values and core purpose of creating an inspirational neighbourhood. This role is responsible for the effective development and delivery of a quality, customer focused and competitive property and facilities service that meets the current and future needs of the organisation.

Knowledge and Experience

  • A relevant degree or professional qualification [RICS, CIOB, BIFM, HNC in Building Services] or equivalent demonstrable work experience and evidence of continuing professional development
  • NEBOSH certificate and knowledge of Health & Safety regulations relating to an estates function
  • Knowledge of CDM and Building Control regulations
  • Prince2 or similar project management certificate
  • Proven track record of developing and delivering facilities solutions in a complex, multi stakeholder environment
  • Evidence of developing and implementing effective systems and processes
  • Successful record in leading and engaging staff to deliver on their objectives and to embrace change

 Skills and personal qualities

  • A personal commitment to and enthusiasm for ethos and mission.
  • Ability to think strategically but work operationally
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • A determination to set high standards of performance and to challenge underperformance in a constructive fashion.
  • Excellent ICT skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire staff.
  • Ability to foster partnerships, work collaboratively across boundaries, and achieve performance and results through others.
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to change
  • Creative thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit.
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