Facilities Manager

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  • Job Reference: PR/000670
  • Job Title: Facilities Manager
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £40,000 per annum
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 3 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client, one of the worlds’ leading creative and media businesses, are seeking a Facilities Manager to join them in their Essex branch.

This role will be responsible for a distribution warehouse in addition to a commercial office space. The Facilities Manager will have responsibility for the day-to-day running of the site and will be required to pro-actively manage and resolve all facilities issues by working alongside the wider team.

General Facilities Requirements

  • The role will act as the first point of contact on all facilities matters for staff, contractors and suppliers.
  • Oversee all security issues.
  • Ensure that all required policies, procedures and processes are documented and kept up to date.
  • Manage all property related issues for the Company including all insurances and contracts that relate to the properties.
  • Manage the facilities budget
  • Manage and supervise all contractors visiting the premises in a professional and courteous manner as well as project managing all building work, repairs and refurbishment.
  • Manage all floor plans and any required moves and changes within the business.
  • Carry out any other duties that are considered to be the responsibility of the Facilities Department.

Health and Safety 

  • Be responsible for health & safety and risk management issues. This will require undertaking regular risk assessments, ensuring floor walks are completed, work station risk assessments (DSE) and management of risks in building
  • Ensure that all required Health and Safety policies, procedures and processes are documented and kept up to date.
  • Coordinate all fire evacuations and act as Head Fire Warden.
  • Coordinate external training for staff on Health & Safety topics as and when required including Fire Warden and First Aid training.

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  • Ideally 2+ years’ experience as a Facilities Manager or similar background in a comparable sized business.
  • Must possess good knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word & Excel.
  • Be proactive and show the flexibility (in exceptional circumstances) to work, and be contactable out of normal office hours.
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to work under pressure.
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to communicate at all levels.
  • Have good contractor management and people management.


  • Member of BIFM.
  • IOSH Certificate.

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