Building Manager

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  • Job Reference: PR/000861
  • Job Title: Building Manager
  • Location: Central London
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £50,000 + Benefits & Opportunities
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 6 days ago

A leading real estate company has assigned us (Maxwell Stephens) to recruit a Building Manager to join their team based in Central London.

You will 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 building or group of buildings.

 

Key Deliverables

  • 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
  • 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
  • Work effectively with a range of specialist consultants to deliver agreed outcomes
  • 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

 

Key Responsibilities

 

Financials

  • May have budget and cost control responsibilities
  • Has an awareness of wider team or department budget

Clients and Business Development

  • Manages existing client/supplier relationships at a senior level on a day to day basis
  • Works independently on most areas of work under regular management monitoring
  • Receives guidance only on unusual issues
  • Has broad knowledge of principles and practices of related disciplines
  • Enhances Real Estate‘s reputation through successful delivery
  • Builds own network within service lines and externally

People

  • Supervises teams’ junior employees or co-ordinates colleagues and others on specific projects
  • Shares knowledge with/ provides information to colleagues and team
  • Mentors other junior colleagues

Systems and Process

  • Responsible for managing routine processes and procedures
  • Can identify improvements to business processes within own function
  • Is a contributor to Real Estate projects

 

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