Head of Estates & FM

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  • Job Reference: Ref:sl64291
  • Job Title: Head of Estates & FM
  • Location: London
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £85,000 + Excellent Package and Opportunities
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Maxwell Stephens have been asked to recruit on behalf of an extremely successful Property Company for a Head of Estates &FM role.

This role is a strategic lead within our clients’ business, supporting existing assets around the country whilst supporting the tendering and onboarding of further development opportunities.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated passion for mission-focused commercial management including public realm, office, retail and F&B management experience.


Your Role

  • To lead, manage and develop the onsite team. Working with Community Managers and Head of Departments to create the Estate Management strategy
  • To be the strategic lead and hold overall responsibility for Health & Safety, compliance, statutory obligations and environmental procedures in each asset to ensure policies are adhered to throughout all levels of the organisation and every incident is fully recorded, reported (including insurers where necessary) and investigated.
  • Oversee the development and delivery of plans for maintenance and development of the estate
  • Develop and implement the strategy and programme for capital expenditure on the estate where required, including coordination of logistical requirements in line with set schedules and budgets
  • To act as project lead from mobilisation, including involvement in landscaping and architectural design to ensure the best possible product is being delivered in line with budget and aligned to the occupational vision for each asset
  • To mobilise and carry out management of large-scale Grade A Offices
  • Proactively manage and regularly review performance of all third-party suppliers in conjunction with the procurement function



Skills and Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience of Estate Management within a comparable industry
  • Qualified in Facilities Management, either within MBIFM or RICS
  • Proven experience of strategically leading a customer facing Estate Management team and have demonstrable experience in creating a culture of excellent service delivery
  • Strong leadership skills and experience in developing managers
  • Experience in delivering large mixed use schemes
  • Proactive & collaborative working style
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • An ability to interpret data to inform decision