Head of Facilities Management (Property Management)

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  • Job Reference: 1128
  • Job Title: Head of Facilities Management (Property Management)
  • Location: City of London
  • Basic Salary Range: Circa £100,000 + Excellent Package & Prospects
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 6 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client are a globally recognized property organization whom are now looking for this role to take overall

responsibility for technical services and portfolio FM procurement for all current and future assets under its



  • Oversight of FM services within managed property portfolio
  • Supervision and monitoring of FM budgets
  • Responsibility for planning and implementing ‘best-in-class’ FM systems across all assets under management
  • Development and implementation of a future facilities and technical services strategy, ensuring it supports the overall business strategy whilst delivering demonstrable value to each asset as well as the overall portfolio;
  • Planning, implementation and oversight of a portfolio wide maintenance strategy for building fabric & plant to maximize life and ensure continuity of technical service provision for occupiers and owners alike;
  • Leadership, motivation and development of asset based FM teams to aspire to be best in class.
  • Management and ongoing monitoring of the individual technical teams at each asset
  • Assisting in the development of Business Continuity Plans
  • Oversight of major capital expenditure projects
  • Development of systems and processes
  • Championing the environmental agenda

Education and Experience

  • Degree level (or equivalent) in an engineering or closely related discipline;
  • Ideally a Chartered Engineer with membership of a relevant professional institution
  • Demonstrable experience of all aspects of cross portfolio FM services procurement, implementation and on-going delivery within mixed-use prime real estate;
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of planning and enabling technical services requirements for complex, demanding tenants in high quality mixed use properties, ideally including high-rise properties;
  • Acknowledged expertise in designing and implementing portfolio based maintenance management strategies;
  • Acknowledged expertise in building and maintaining highly effective working relationships with multiple 3rd parties that directly impact the delivery of technical services;
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of implementing and sustaining excellent health and safety cultures,
  • Experience with ISO requirements and implementation;
  • Experience of Facilities Management set up for new buildings and/or on-boarding new management instructions.


  • Development and implementation of facilities and technical services strategies
  • Negotiation skills evidenced by a demonstrable track record of cost management and service improvement;
  • Skills in project management, FM operations, performance management, environment, sustainability and budget management
  • Strategic thinker with the proven ability to apply latest technology developments to drive technical service improvements with demonstrable impact on client service and cost reduction
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Meticulous personal presentation and organisational skills
  • An attention to detail
  • Highly motivated and client focused with a passion for the brand
  • Ability to build good rapport with clients and associates

Please speak to either Peter Forshaw or Dominique Bradley on 0207 118 4848 OR email cv@maxwellstephens.com with an application.