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Interim Head of Facilities

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  • Job Reference: PR/000611
  • Job Title: Interim Head of Facilities
  • Location: City of London
  • Basic Salary Range: Circa £50,000 Or Equivalent Rate
  • Job Type: Interim
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client, a leading law firm, are now looking to recruit a highly experienced Head of Facilities on a temporary basis. This position is London based and will remotely support the three other offices in Northern UK.

Law firm experience is ideally required, especially in a small/medium sized company.

  • Establishes an FM supplier management strategy; ensures standardisation across the UK offices where appropriate; manages contracts and the overall supplier relationships.
  • Responsible for the UK Facilities budget; ensuring maximum value for money.
  • Monitors compliance to UK law, regulations, standards and policies.
  • Ensures office risks and issues are identified and appropriate actions are in place to mitigate.
  • Sets the framework for FM performance management, including establishing KPIs and reporting.
  • Standardises (where appropriate) all FM activities across the UK offices, including policies, processes, tools, suppliers and information.
  • Ensures effective communication across all stakeholders, including the users of facilities.
  • Ensures senior stakeholders are fully engaged and involved in key decisions.
  • Functional responsibility for regional Office Managers and other Facilities related staff.
  • Ensures all Facilities staff are appropriately trained and developed; knowledge is shared across the team and support is available from the wider team.
  • Owns the design and delivery of new/refurbished office facilities.
  • External relationships with client’s selected outsourced providers
  • The managing and monitoring of outsourced teams ensuring delivery against KPIs and SLAs
  • Health, safety, and environmental compliance
  • Systems implementation with a focus on scalability and the minimisation of risk and cost
  • Business and financial planning and the review of progress against those plans

Person Specification

  • A competitor-aware, creative complex problem solver, you manage staff and contractors through superior communication skills and an ability to deliver information to a range of groups in an accessible form.
  • You’ll bring experience in project management, creative problem solving, budgetary control, budgetary forecasting, change management, and acquisitions & implementation

Email your to cv@maxwellstephens.com or call 0207 118 48 48 to apply!