Building Manager

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  • Job Reference: PR/000993
  • Job Title: Building Manager
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Basic Salary Range: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 11 months ago
  • This position has been filled


Maxwell Stephens is currently recruiting for a Building Manager for a globally recognised property company based in Colchester.

To co-ordinate the operational day to day aspects of building management complying with risk management practices and requirements including the supervision of supply partners organising scheduled maintenance.



Role Responsibilities 

Your main goal is establishing and developing excellent relationships, underpinned by regular meetings, with tenants. You are the person they go to for anything property-related, including projects, fit-out requirements, service charge queries, arrears, and more.

You will prepare RICS-compliant annual service charges, keeping an eye on budgets and quarterly/annual financial performance. You will record everything as the management information you provide will have a direct effect on commercial performance, compliance, procedures, policies and audits.

You will make sure that, when a staff member, a contractor or a crew is on site or doing any work related to the building, that you monitor H&S compliance. You will also keep up to date as well as attend quarterly H&S meetings.

You will be responsible for overseeing operations and procedures. You will make sure that your team achieves on time, in budget and in compliance with lease obligations, operational standards and quality assurance requirements the work you give them to do.

You will monitor performance against monthly KPIs and have overall responsibility for all operational back of house areas.

Person Specification

  • IWFM Level 4 (certificate)
  • H&S IOSH
  • Member of a professional body such as IWFM
  • AssocRICS
  • Self-motivated and passionate with a genuine desire to help others.
  • The ability to balance customer and business priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills, able to intuitively adapt communication approach.
  • Ability to think quickly and make decisions when problems arise.

To Apply

Maxwell Stephens is expecting a large volume of applications for this role. We’re keen to place the correct person with our client as soon as possible. Therefore, we encourage all interested FM professionals with the experience to successful expedite this role to contact us without delay.

Please call 0207 118 48 48 to speak to one of the Maxwell Stephens team or alternatively you can email your cv to cv@maxwellstephens.com to apply.