Facilities Manager

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  • Job Reference: PR/000973
  • Job Title: Facilities Manager
  • Location: North London
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits & Opportunities
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 1 year ago

Maxwell Stephens have been assigned by a leading education establishment to recruit for a Facilities Manager to support the Director of Operations in the delivery of maintenance, cleaning and catering services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Line manage the members of the maintenance team and caretakers
  • Build a strong relationship with the maintenance team to ensure projects and tasks are communicated and organised in a clear and timely manner which avoids the least disruption to the school day
  • Play an active role in the delivery of the maintenance function
  • Responsible for the maintenance inbox/booking and reporting system to ensure it is managed effectively by the Maintenance Team and provides a high level of service to the school
  • Carry out regular school buildings inspections to determine the need for repair or renovations
  • Oversee and ensure that the site is kept tidy and litter free and that site equipment is kept in good order
  • Ensure that service and maintenance work (to include contracted out works) are completed safely and effectively
  • Maintain accurate records of planned maintenance and statutory inspections
  • Draft and update policies, procedures and protective measures in relation to property and facilities/school management activities
  • Support the Director of Operations with the running of projects as and when required
  • Support the Director of Operations with the preparation of individual holiday work programmes for all activities that cannot be carried out during term times
  • Manage, authorise and reconcile supplier invoices

Person Specification

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in estate or operations management or related discipline, or work experience equivalent to this
  • Significant experience of facilities management
  • Supervisory experience or management of a team
  • Experience in handling the various tools and equipment required for maintenance work
  • Risk Assessment experience/qualification
  • Experience of managing and promoting Health and Safety
  • Excellent problem solving skills with an ability to work autonomously to resolve issues
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Time management skills and experience of managing a varied workload with the minimum of supervision and direction
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office packages
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Ability to keep accurate records

Apply Now

If you are interested in this role or wish to apply please send your CV to  cv@maxwellstephens.com. Or alternatively contact one of the Maxwell Stephens team on 0201 1184848 for more details.

For more information on Maxwell Stephens and our services please visit www.maxwellstephens.com