Facilities Manager

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  • Job Reference: PR/000565
  • Job Title: Facilities Manager
  • Location: East London
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £53,000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 1 year ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client, a well-respected charity, are seeking a Facilities Manager to join their team based in London.

This role has both strategic and operational components and will include taking overall responsibility for the maintenance and upkeep of the buildings and facilities and catering services as well as developing a site strategy for the use of facilities and a future plan of work which will improve and enhance facilities, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage all aspects of facilities, providing line management and leading the Facilities Department
  • Develop a site strategy for the use of properties and a future plan of work to maintain and improve those properties
  • Have overall responsibility for the operational management of building and facilities services for the charity and for management of the estate, including all health and safety issues
  • Manage the Facilities Department budget and monitor and provide advice on budget allocations to the heads of services engaged in facilities management
  • Provide professional leadership to the whole facilities team and promote high standards in facilities management whilst encouraging staff engagement and welfare
  • Ensure that the Facilities Department and the Heads of services engaged in facilities management provide evidence of compliance with relevant quality standards including those provided by regulatory bodies
  • Agree with the CEO departmental plans to achieve the objectives that set clear targets and quality standards
  • Provide line management to the Facilities Manager, Maintenance Supervisor and the Facilities Administrator and oversee all Facilities Department staff.
  • Ensure that the whole facilities team take part in regular team meetings and supervision and take lead on providing away days and other departmental events
  • Maintain effective internal communication with the CEO, members of the SMT, Heads of Departments and all employed members of the staff
  • Work with the individual Heads of services engaged in facilities management to ensure services have a good working interface with other related departments and teams
  • In conjunction with the Human Resources Department recruit, select, appoint and induct Facilities staff
  • Ensure that the duties of the Facilities Department team are adequately covered when absent
  • Ensure that all facilities staff receive regular performance appraisal and personal development reviews and that relevant aspects of the strategic plan are included in the objectives agreed for their personal development plans
  • Conduct regular performance appraisal and personal development reviews with the Facilities Manager, the Maintenance Supervisor and Facilities Supervisor
  • Work with the individual Heads of services engaged in facilities management to identify the relative strengths and weaknesses in their teams and the service they provide and support them in implementing appropriate strategies to develop staff and improve services
  • Contribute and consider and promote improved standards of facilities
  • Review any complaints made about facilities forwarded as a basis for assisting in the development of a plan for service improvement
  • Ensure compliance by all Facilities teams with policies and procedures
  • Develop a site strategy for the use of properties and a future plan of work to maintain and improve those properties
  • Manage the Facilities Department budget and monitor and provide advice on budget allocations to the Heads of services engaged in facilities management

 

 

Person Specification

  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree in relevant subject e.g. Safety, Health, Environmental Management or equivalent and/or NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management or experience to an equivalent level
  • Able to demonstrate a reliable knowledge of all relevant national building and H&S regulations
  • Experience of working at both an operational and a strategic level in estates/facilities
  • Experience of managing a large budget
  • Experience of building effective teams and networks
  • Experience of managing a large team/s
  • The ideal candidate will be M&E biased

NHS/Healthcare experience for this role is essential due to the nature of the business

To apply please send your CV to cv@maxwellstephens.com or call 0207 118 4848!