Facilities Manager

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  • Job Reference: Ref:446310
  • Job Title: Facilities Manager
  • Location: East London
  • Basic Salary Range: Circa £50,000 + Package & Opportunities
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 1 day ago


Maxwell Stephens has been asked to recruit on behalf of Queen Mary University of London, one of the world-class universities with a long and proud history, for the role of Facilities Manager. The University still retains the vision of their founders and continues to improve lives locally, nationally and internationally through education and research. Queen Mary University of London prides itself on providing equal opportunities, and by 2030 they have a strategy to be the most inclusive university, anywhere!

In order to achieve this the university works hard to ensure that their staff and students alike, are able to fulfil their full potential. To help ensure this they offer a range of benefits that are all part of enabling their staff to flourish.

This senior role will work alongside other senior managers to develop operational guidance and planning to support facilities management teams across the estate, whilst liaising with internal and external specialists to effectively manage all facilities management services. They will lead the delivery of a high quality, customer focused facilities management service which includes, residential and non-residential cleaning, waste management, porterage and postal services, and grounds management.



About You

You will have a professional qualification, or equivalent experience in facilities management. You will also have a health and safety qualification, or demonstrable experience, and be a member of a relevant professional body.

You will have experience in serval key areas, including:

  • Financial planning and budgeting.
  • Analysing complex situation to produce solutions.
  • Service review and development.
  • Experience using CAFM software applications.

You will be a motivator with transferable skills which effectively enable you to work within teams, as you develop excellent working relationships both internally and externally.

To be successful in this role you will be customer focused and driven to ensure that excellent service is provided.

Your Responsibilities

For this role you will be required to work between residential and non-residential buildings at any time, and across campuses.

This role will see you be accountable for the overall delivery of facilities management operations in line with the strategic plan, while being the lead on the delivery of high standard, customer focussed facilities management.

As part of this role you will be responsible for all the facilities management services, staff and contracts, ensuring that all services are delivered and monitored to a high standard, to contribute to the overall direction and vision of the university.

You will support the sustainability programs, which seek to minimise the social, environmental and economic impact Queen Mary has, and where the role can influence the energy consumption, water use etc.

This role will normally require you to work Monday- Friday however, during busy academic events and peak residential activities you will be required to demonstrate flexible working. This may include working on a rotational basis.

To Apply

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

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.