Regional Facilities Manager

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  • Job Reference: Ref:/71294
  • Job Title: Regional Facilities Manager
  • Location: Northern UK
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £60,000 + Corporate Benefits & Opportunities
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Maxwell Stephens have been asked to recruit on behalf of the client for a Regional Facilities Manager to look after 8 Locations across Northern UK.

As regional facilities manager you will be expected to provide support for Regional Facilities Management, leading a team with focus on a proactive approach to deliver a high quality, professional provision in line with business and client expectations.

Your Role

  • Day to day management of a team of regional Facilities Managers in the delivery of all facilities operations .
  • The overall accountability and responsibility for the day-to-day management, co-ordination and contract management of all keys outsource supplier within designated region, including cleaning / front of house / MEP contractor, escalating where necessary
  • Give leadership and direction to the regional facilities managers to enable them to deliver facilities operations in a consistent and structured approach across the property portfolio ·
  • Work with the Head of Property and Head of Projects to provide operations support where needed on any physical move / relocation projects
  • Act as the Property Management regional emergency response contact. Provide first line response and escalation of any emergency incident.
  • Communicate efficiently with key stakeholders and local management to keep them updated on facilities related activity.
  • Assist with the tender processes for Property Management Facilities services and ensure any changes in supplier are implemented smoothly and ensuring improvements in service provision are delivered.
  • Contribute to the Property Management SharePoint, ensuring content is updated, accurate, informative, and effectively supports Property Management communications and customer service.
  • Travel to offices to assess conditions, strategize and implement improvements where needed, including preparation of any business cases · Deputise for the Head of Facilities Operations where required
  • Review procedures and activities for continuous process improvement. Make recommendations on process improvements across the estate through to completion of any activities


Skills and Experience

  • A demonstratable experience of general Facilities management for both hard and soft services
  • Experience of leading a team of regionally disbursed facilities managers and demonstrate experience of leading and directing them to introduce service improvements
  • Self-directed, problem solving and organised to escalate any blockers early with recommendations to senior leadership
  • Energetic and enthusiastic in embracing change with a positive, flexible attitude
  • Strong ability to manage multiple ongoing office activities at the same time
  • Experience of contract management
  • A good understanding of project management
  • Experience of Health, Safety and Environmental Legislation within the workplace
  • Excellent communicator with internal and external stakeholders, sympathetic to frustrations facilities issues can cause.
  • Teamwork, leadership skills and line management
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organisational skills with a strong attention-to-detail.
  • Team-oriented with strong integrity and professionalism
  • Effective multi-tasker

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.