Building Manager

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  • Job Reference: PR/000782
  • Job Title: Building Manager
  • Location: Central London
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £60,000 + Benefits
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 1 week ago

Our client, an international Real Estate management & investment company, are looking for a Building Manager to be responsible for managing the delivery of an effective and compliant FM service through in-house staff, suppliers and consultants – across hard and soft services – within a single prestige building.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare, monitor and reconcile service charge budgets
  • Check and approve expenditure against service charge budgets
  • Provide best in class customer service to internal and external customer base
  • Maintain regular and effective communication with clients and tenants
  • Manage site based staff, ensuring all people related policies and procedures are followed
  • Maintain regular and effective communication with internal colleagues in Property
  • Management, support functions and the wider Real Estate business
  • Monitor works conducted/service provided by suppliers
  • Audit and inspect supplier delivery
  • Measure and report supplier performance against agreed SLAs
  • Work effectively with a range of specialist consultants to deliver agreed outcomes

  • Manage suppliers to ensure effective, safe and compliant delivery of all M&E related services, including: life safety systems, vertical transportation equipment and public health systems
  • Procure goods and services, following procedures and policies
  • Develop, agree and manage capital replacement programmes
  • Prepare management reports for a variety of stakeholders and attend/chair management meetings as required
  • Undertake regular building inspections, complete reports and initiate/progress any required works
  • Ensure compliance with all current statutory legislation in respect of health and safety and the environment
  • Manage local environmental activities in order to meet statutory obligations and achieve/retain industry standards e.g. ISO14001 working with Sustainability Manager
  • Ensure compliance with all internal procedures and policies – e.g. Procurement, Finance, Compliance, HR
  • Ensure security and emergency procedures are robust and adhered to at all times, taking an active role in the event of emergency situations

Person Specification

Qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent
  • Membership or Associate Membership of BIFM
  • Membership or Associate Membership of IOSH
  • Member of a relevant professional body
  • National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health – accredited by NEBOSH

Experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Understanding of commercial leases and the landlord and tenant relationship
  • Good understanding of service charge budgets and accounting principles
  • Management of in-house and supplier staff
  • Management of supplier relationships
  • Good health and safety and environmental knowledge
  • Good mechanical and electrical services knowledge
  • Excellent English language skills – both written and spoken
  • IT literate – MS Office at intermediate level
  • Experience of managing multi-site environments
  • Experience of managing a single-site environment in excess of 100,000 square feet and/or service charge budgets in excess of £1m

 

As the ideal candidate you will be an experienced Building Manager with a positive, can do attitude and strong communication skills. You will have sound working knowledge of both hard and soft services and up to date Health and Safety knowledge.

Sound like the role for you? We look forward to receiving your application soon.