Interim Facilities Manager

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  • Job Reference: ???
  • Job Title: Interim Facilities Manager
  • Location: Central London
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £55,000 + Excellent Package
  • Job Type: Interim
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • This position has been filled

This is an exciting opportunity working for an educational establishment with an ambition to build a sustainable service for existing and new customers.

Our client is now looking for a Facilities Manager to join their team on a 6 – 12 months FTC.

Your primary brief will be to review all aspects of hard services maintenance-plant, machinery, contracts, mechanical and electrical installations and systems, lifts, fire safety, risk and compliance.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To manage the in-house Maintenance functions and external contracts- ensuring compliance at all times, adherence to PPM schedules, driving service levels, improving standards and developing the teams
  • Support to the Head of Dept. on H&S and business continuity
  • Support to the Head of Dept for budgetary management and reporting.
  • Review supply chain and contracts to extract the best value whilst maximising service levels.
  • Support to the Security Manager for contract/infrastructure advice and execution where appropriate
  • Responsibility and accountability for the in-house maintenance and facilities teams and external contractors for all hard and soft services deliverables and a range of suppliers.
  • To include post room, archive management, fire, lifts, M&E, HVAC, planned preventative maintenance programmes and reactive day to day operational requirements
  • Resource planning all the workloads-organising, allocating and recording holidays and absences to ensure appropriate resourcing at all times for the banks operating requirements
  • Performing staff appraisals.
  • Recruitment, training and development of staff
  • Lead on moves management and office space planning.
  • Creating monthly space occupancy data and ensuring space plans are up to date.
  • Financial management-commercially astute.
  • Extract best value from supply chain whilst driving service levels.
  • Lead and report monthly on H&S stats and risk matrix
  • Collate and report on range of management information against internal service level deliverables
  • Manage the building fabric maintenance programmes and office moves
  • Contract and supplier management-oversee the supply chain ensuring due diligence on all contracts and adherence to service levels are being monitored.


Person Specification

  • Must have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s grade A-C or equivalent qualification;
  • BIFM or RICS member
  • NEBOSH certification
  • Professional accreditation – e.g. BIFM exams
  • In house private sector experience (not from outsourced or property manager FM background)
  • Management of maintenance teams
  • Succession planning