Interim Facilities Manager (9 month FTC)

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  • Job Reference: PR/000834
  • Job Title: Interim Facilities Manager (9 month FTC)
  • Location: Surrey
  • Basic Salary Range: £37,870 - £44,608 per annum
  • Job Type: Interim
  • Posted 1 week ago

Our client, a leading education establishment, are now looking to recruit for a Facilities Manager to be responsible for the date to day management and maintenance of their well renowned site, on a temporary basis.

Responsibilities will include; manned security and security systems, catering, cleaning and waste disposal, maintenance arrangements both directly employed and contractors, post and other site services.

Key Responsibilities

  • To support the Heads of Facilities in operational delivery of all Facilities Management estates and services provision.
  • To lead and co-ordinate projects and initiatives as required by the Heads of Facilities.
  • To lead on centre health and safety matters.
  • To be the focal point for progress and resolution of Helpdesk requests for repairs, notification of faults and other maintenance or set-up requests from staff and prioritise and allocate resources to meet appropriate deadlines.
  • Responsible for monthly quality audits and reporting on performance against key performance indicators.
  • Identify resource needs and best value suppliers.
  • Deploy resources allocated by the Heads of Facilities effectively and efficiently.
  • Instruct and supervise outsourced contractors ensuring safe systems of work.
  • Carry out centre audits and manage resources to preform resulting actions.
  • Identify preventative maintenance tasks and agree actions with the Heads of Facilities.
  • Manage porterage, post, waste disposal and reactive maintenance tasks.
  • To oversee security and catering operations
  • To oversee car parking and vehicle arrangements.
  • Implement risk management controls identified by the Leadership Team and external organisations.
  • Be responsible for the daily direction and management of direct staff reports to ensure high standards of service delivery to customers. Participate in the development and implementation of business continuity planning.
  • Under direction, provide health and safety advice to staff, develop specific health and safety procedures in accordance with best practice and ensure effective implementation.
  • Adhere to applicable sustainable policy and procedures and identify ways in which best practice can be effectively and efficiently implemented.
  • To keep up-to-date with QA initiatives and to develop and meet service standards for the area of work.
  • To participate in the Professional Development Programme and undertake training as required including all relevant areas of technology.
  • To propose any ideas which may help to promote and extend the Group’s reputation and efficient running of the Group.
  • To work safely, consider the safety of others and work within the guidelines stated in the Group Health and Safety Policy
  • To be available to assist in enrolment and other procedures, which may require occasional evening and weekend work.
  • Work flexibly which may include evenings, open days, parents’ evenings and possibly weekends.
  • Undertake other duties as may be required by the Group Leadership Team or their representatives, in order to ensure the efficient functioning of the Group.

Person Specification

  • Successful record of managing a team in a facilities environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of building constructions, building services, systems and plant.
  • Experience in delivery of all Facilities Management services with high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Working knowledge of health and safety management and the application to Facilities Management activities.
  • Working knowledge of sustainability principals and their application to Facilities Management.
  • Ability to write reports.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
  • Educated to GCSE / level 3 or equivalent with grades A* – C in English and Mathematics.
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety Regulations and procedures relevant to an educational establishment.
  • Able to work flexibly throughout the year to suit business needs.