Facilities Manager

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  • Job Reference: PR/2947
  • Job Title: Facilities Manager
  • Location: Leeds
  • Basic Salary Range: Circa £35,000 + Excellent Opportunities and Benefits
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
Maxwell Stephens have been asked to recruit on behalf of the client for a Facilities Manager Role.

Your Role

Provide management of local office support team, conduct team’s goal setting, performance management, and professional development.

Build strong relationships with office leadership and corporate function colleagues to identify local business requirements, provide operational expertise and guidance, and develop support solutions that ensure the beneficial and cost-effective use of local, regional, or global resources.

Work collaboratively with local leadership and corporate function colleagues to meet support requirements, streamline processes, and ensure compliance with company policies and standards (e.g., branding, record management, etc) in the local office.

Leverage financial and analytical skills, including the ability to contribute to the development of budgets, and review financial reports to effectively manage the Office Services function in the office.

Champion initiatives that improve the firm’s profitability and service levels, ensuring the effective and appropriate implementation in the local office. Take responsibility for office H&S requirements.

Build strong working relationships with contractors and suppliers, regularly reviewing service and cost to ensure that services are competitive and best value is always achieved.

Leverage extensive knowledge and experience with Business Continuity, Records Management, Facilities Management, Vendor Management, Reception, and Print/Post/Purchasing functions.

 

Skills and Experience

Significant experience of hands-on operations management of business support functions within a client-focused professional services environment.

Proven ability as a hands-on manager with skills to coach, train and motivate associates at various levels. Strong desire to deliver value-added support to external and internal clients.

Success in the development and implementation of Facilities Management processes, procedures and guidelines that drive efficiency and service excellence.

Strong written and verbal communication skills used to effectively facilitate the understanding of a full range of views and develop support for business initiatives.

Proven strength in building positive working relationships with local/ divisional/regional colleagues. Proven analytical, organizational, and project management skills.

Proficiency in the use of technology (e.g., MS Office, Oracle, Read Soft, Wisp, Manhattan).

College/University degree or Facilities Management qualification is beneficial but not essential.