Building Manager

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  • Job Reference: 1403
  • Job Title: Building Manager
  • Location: Dorset
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £35,000 + Corporate Package
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 4 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Maxwell Stephens’ client, a leading property organisation; are now looking to appoint an experienced Building Manager to manage the operational day-to-day activities in line with all health and safety, environmental and company procedures, related general legislation and client/tenant requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the fabric of the building both internally and externally is maintained and services to a high standard in accordance with the management contract and agreed budgets.
  • To be responsible for the drafting, monitoring and reporting of the service charge budget and expenditure for the site(s)
  • To carry out regular inspection audits of the site(s) and take / organise remedial action if and where required
  • To ensure the agreed planned maintenance programme carried out in accordance with the laid down timetables
  • Conduct regular inspections of the building fabric and take appropriate action when required
  • To work with key stakeholders and external consultants in ensuring a maintenance and repair programme is in place
  • To compile and maintain records relating to the site(s); e.g. asset register, plans, plant testing, etc., taking any action which may be required
  • To nurture and develop an effective working relationship with the tenants and ensure operational queries raised by them are dealt with efficiently
  • To chair where relevant tenant meetings, and to participate accordingly, both individual and group
  • To ensure all health and safety audits carried out in accordance with the planned programme and all follow up actions carried out within due timetable.
  • To be responsible for Environmental management on site
  • To ensure fire and other evacuations are carried out on a regular basis in accordance with the health and safety requirements. This includes ensuring the emergency plan and related site maps are continually updated.
  • To liaise with local authorities as appropriate
  • To oversee and manage major work programmes

Skills & Experience required;

  • Educated to at least A level / HND  or equivalent
  • Previous experience of facilities management of property or portfolio properties.
  • Knowledge of technical aspect of premises management
  • Good awareness of Health and Safety Legislation (IOSH OR NEBOSH qualified)
  • IT literate
  • Excellent customer service, communication skills