Facilities Management Strategy and Planning Lead

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  • Job Reference: Ref:004921
  • Job Title: Facilities Management Strategy and Planning Lead
  • Location: Central London
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £75,000 + Generous Package & Excellent Opportunities
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 1 week ago

Are you an experienced Facilities Management professional with a passion for driving service excellence and sustainability? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our client’s team as the Facilities Management Strategy and Planning Lead. Based in the heart of Central London, this is a key leadership role where you will be responsible for managing and driving the strategic direction of Facilities Management services across the business.

In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring that all Facilities Management services are delivered to a high standard across the 60+ sites nationwide, while designing and implementing strategic priorities and plans for the department with a strong focus on sustainability and continuous performance improvement. You will also be responsible for developing and updating policies, procedures and quality services that meet contractual and statutory requirements, as well as managing FM contracts and maintaining excellent relationships with external suppliers.

As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for leading and developing the FM and Maintenance teams, ensuring that they are equipped with the right knowledge, understanding and skills to achieve business objectives. In addition, you will be responsible for creating, managing and delivering the annual Facilities budget in conjunction with the Facilities Manager, as well as prioritizing workloads and dealing with any emergency situations.

To be successful in this role, you must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Facilities Management or a related field, along with a minimum of 5 years’ senior Facilities Management experience in a multi-site environment. You should also have a professional qualification in real estate and/or facilities management, such as IWFM, IFMA, MRICS, CABE, CIBSE, MCIOB, ICE, or equivalent, and demonstrate fluent knowledge and understanding of statutory legislation. In addition, you should have demonstrable experience in the full spectrum of facilities management functions, including contract management, tendering, business development, and continuity planning, as well as knowledge and awareness of sustainability, carbon reduction and circular economy.

We are looking for a self-starter, highly motivated, enthusiastic, dedicated and driven individual who can communicate effectively and professionally with colleagues, contractors and key stakeholders. You should be able to work collaboratively, manage change, explore innovative ways of working to improve efficiencies, negotiate and influence effectively, prioritize work appropriately, work well under pressure and to tight deadlines, and be honest and discreet in dealing with sensitive business information.

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for and want to be part of a dynamic and progressive team, then we encourage you to apply for this exciting role. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with the opportunity to work in a supportive and engaging work environment where you can make a real difference.

Apply Now!

Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Apply now to avoid disappointment as Maxwell Stephens expects a high volume of responses for this role.

If you would like to learn more about this role, please reach out to the Maxwell Stephens team at 0207 118 4848 or by sending your CV to cv@maxwellstephens.com.

For further information on Maxwell Stephens and our services, please visit our website at www.maxwellstephens.com.