Building Manager

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  • Job Reference: P/007689
  • Job Title: Building Manager
  • Location: East London
  • Basic Salary Range: Circa £45,000 + Package & Opportunity
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 4 years ago
  • This position has been filled

We have pleasure in being asked to find the ideal candidate to fill the role as Building Manager for a well-respected firm of chartered surveyors and property consultants.

Working with a large range of companies, from blue chip to the public sector, our client is looking for a hard-working and dedicated individual committed to upholding their high standards and strong reputation in the property industry.


Working in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment, you’re in your element. You adapt easily to new changes and challenges, and are always ready to prioritise and offer solutions. You take pride in delivering the best possible service at all times, always pushing for excellence in everything you do.

With extensive experience in multi-site and -sector Facilities Management services, you have a good practical understanding of both hard and soft FM. You have an in-depth knowledge of key Health and Safety legislation and regulations, and can seamlessly implement this into your FM role.

Open, honest and approachable, you build meaningful business relationships quickly and easily. Thanks to previous experience in a client-facing role, you communicate effective with a wide variety of people on all levels. You will also be able to write commercially sound reports, presenting information clearly and accurately.

Eager to learn and constantly improve, you will further develop understanding of Property and Facilities Software in this role, such as QUBE, CAFM Explorer and Planet FM. You are computer literate and proficient in all Microsoft Office programmes.

Past experience in managing and administrating service charge budgets and expenditure means you can interpret and make use of written, statistical and empirical data from a variety of different sources. You’ll also be able to present this in clear, coherent ways; creating spreadsheets, charts, graphs and reports.


Our client prides themselves on their unique people-orientated approach to their employees. In this highly responsible role, you will be responsible for all day-to-day aspects of Facilities Management for two commercial surveying teams. Working on various portfolios, no two days will be the same in this role.

You will also assist the Partner and Head of the Division in the coordination of strategic FM reviews, and take the lead in the implementation of specific FM Projects. Collaborating with various other team members, you will work to ensure all of your tenants and suppliers are happy; resolving all their issues and queries. You’ll also work alongside many associates and junior management surveyors and accounts colleagues to assist in administration, running, preparation and coordination of charge budgets and expenditure. You will ensure service levels are maintained and benchmarked by the close supervision of approved suppliers.

This is a multifaceted job in which you will also oversee and monitor the service delivery of Planned Preventative Maintenance on various portfolios.

As well as this, you will also be responsible for all aspects of Health and Safety. You will be utilising a CRM and ensuring relevant clients’ multi-let properties are complying with H&S legislation.

Making sure risks are identified and acted upon promptly, the staff and clients at your sites will rely on you to keep their environment safe. You will also have the additional responsibility for implementing and maintaining a Safe Contractor Accreditation scheme to all existing suppliers/ contractors.


This exciting opportunity also comes with a variety of benefits including a contributory pension scheme, shopping vouchers, childcare voucher scheme and life cover.

Maxwell Stephens are expecting a high-volume response for this role so apply early to avoid disappointment.