Facilities Manager

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  • Job Reference: PR/000580
  • Job Title: Facilities Manager
  • Location: South Manchester
  • Basic Salary Range: Circa £45,000 + Corporate Package & Opportunities
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 2 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client, a major real estate company, are now looking for a Facilities Manager to join their team based 8 miles south of Manchester. The new site will accommodate 70 people and the plan is to occupy from late 2019/early 2020, however there is a lot of work to be done prior to occupying the property, and because of this the client wants an FM on board from April/May 2019.

Responsible for the overall operations and maintenance of the assigned client facility.  Provide guidance, training, and support to ensure that direct reports are carrying out their responsibilities in a manner consistent with high-quality maintenance and economical operations. Provide excellent customer service to building occupiers at all times.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall building operations ensuring that services delivered are in accordance with the Master Services Agreement (MSA) and local supplement, company and client policies, procedures and standards
  • Manage the development and execution of all maintenance programs relating to the interior and exterior structure of the properties and the internal infrastructure, assuring the highest levels of customer satisfaction
  • Supervise Facilities Management team and supply chain vendors where applicable
  • Ensure that supply chain vendors maintain building systems (HVAC, Fire protection equipment, lifts, etc) to the agreed standard
  • Monitor contractors’ performance ensuring that Service Level Agreements are met and Key Performance Indicators are exceeded in line with agreed Real Estate practices and contractual requirements
  • Undertake site inspections on a regular basis to identify building issues and ensure timely closure
  • Ensure efficient resource usage (energy, labour, vendors efforts)
  • Ensure compliance with local environmental, health & safety legislation Coordinate and manage insurance and service contract requirements and associated vendors
  • Develop and maintain annual operating budget and provide reports upon request
  • Prepare capital plan for building systems, structure, parking, grounds, etc
  • Establish and administer pass-through expenses, creating purchase orders as needed
  • Review supply chain vendor invoices for accuracy and ensure that they are in line with purchase order and budget
  • Participate in project and property management when needed in accordance with contractual guidelines
  • Hold developmental discussions with FM team and identify training needs for both technical and personal growth where applicable
  • Work with Procurement team to develop specifications and scopes of work for Real Estate vendors and goods as required
  • Ensure accuracy of Facilities Management/Real Estate related area data
  • Ensure usage of Tririga FM Work Request platform
  • Attend and participate in external or in-house activities, meetings, organisation, etc., as approved or directed by account management
  • Main point of contact for Client Facilities Management Delivery Lead
  • Undertake other facilities and real estate related tasks that may arise from time to time at the direction of the Regional Operations Director



Person Specification

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant professional certification is preferred
  • Good solid experience within facilities management and building operations
  • Excellent communication, written and organizational skills
  • Strong ability to multi-task
  • Strong leadership and team building abilities
  • IOSH or NEBOSH qualification


Please call 0207 118 48 48 or email cv@maxwellstephens.com to apply!