Facilities Manager (Temporary)

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  • Job Reference: PR/000778
  • Job Title: Facilities Manager (Temporary)
  • Location: Hampstead
  • Basic Salary Range: Circa £45,000 OR Equivalent Day Rate
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Posted 1 year ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client, an independent school in London, are looking for a Facilities Manager to join their team until April 2020.

The Facilities Manager reports to the Head of Operations (Estates and Facilities) and plays a key role in the effective operation of the estates team. The post-holder should have facilities management experience and be committed to reducing the environmental impact of the School’s activities and implementing value for money.


  • Managing soft services facilities and utilities including cleaning, catering, waste, washrooms, pest control, and energy contracts
  • Maintaining the School grounds so that all areas are safe and suitable for school use
  • Managing all aspects of health and safety including risks assessments, health and safety policy, fire safety and emergency planning
  • Overseeing external lettings and school events, ensuring they are booked in, well organised and adequately supported
  • Line managing the school’s caretakers, gardeners and the Compliance and Lettings Officer
  • Supporting the Head of Team in setting strategy, completing major projects and delivering the Planned Preventative Maintenance programme (PPM), deputising in his absence.

Person Specification

  • At least four years relevant experience, preferably in a school or similar environment
  • A degree or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated experience of managing people and contractors
  • Adept at building relationships with soft services suppliers and others
  • Member of relevant professional institutions (IWFM, IOSH), holding a NEBOSH General Certificate working towards NEBOSH Diploma
  • Personable, proactive, resilient, forward thinking with a can-do attitude
  • Able to multitask with an eye for detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of health and safety and a school compliance environment

If this sounds like the role for your CV to cv@maxwellstephens.com without delay!