Facilities Manager

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  • Job Reference: PR/000102
  • Job Title: Facilities Manager
  • Location: Islington, London
  • Basic Salary Range: £40,000-£45,000 + Package
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 4 years ago
  • This position has been filled

This is an incredible opportunity to work for an inspirational organisation in London. Listed in The Times’ Top 100 Places to Work, our client has more than several hundred employees working in offices across the UK.

Our client has chosen the leading facilities management recruitment company, Maxwell Stephens, to find an experienced, talented and driven facilities manager for their London Headquarters.

The right person to join our team

With 170 committed employees, it will be your job to manage and maintain the premises; ensuring a healthy working environment for your colleagues. It will be up to you to support the staff – keeping things efficient, safe, and environmentally sustainable.

You are ambitious, determined, self-motivated, and resourceful; you are at your best when solving problems and putting your ideas into action. Our client will deeply value your passion for delivering the very best service. Your first-class IT and organizational skills are crucial. Your diplomacy and outstanding communication skills will come in handy, as you motivate your team and build relationships with contractors.

You will be NEBOSH qualified, have a good understanding of environmental standards, and a competent knowledge of the Facilities Management industry. Your abundance of experience in management makes you perfect for this position. You love pushing yourself and testing your own abilities. You love to travel and going beyond the usual 9-5 drag.

What you’ll be doing

As a Team Leader, you will join and incredible roster of staff. Our client is passionate about the wellbeing, learning, and development of their employees. You will motivate and inspire staff to achieve results; holding review meetings and setting objectives to constantly reach the highest level of service. In this vital role, you will build strong relationships with regional staff to assure the smooth running of offices. Once you’re on the team, you’ll feel right at home as you join a supportive and friendly unit committed to the charity and its world-class outputs.

Your role in the Management of Buildings and Plant will make every day varied. Your organisational skills will be called into play as you approve invoices and records for rent and service charges. You will be our negotiator as you tender service charges, and liaise with landlords and agents about lease and building issues.

As an inspector, you will regularly examine the building, pinpointing any faults. You will manage contractors and building works, always keeping disruption to staff minimal. Your scrupulous setting of performance and monitoring standards for emergency equipment and fire detection & prevention will make you a life saver.

Your Management of Support Services is vital to the company. Your important work will ensure the highest standards of cleanliness, security, organisation, and sustainability. You will supervise clerical and reception duties, providing excellent support for company offices.

Our client will need you to review efficiency, cost effectiveness, and waste control regularly to uphold the company’s environmental standards. You’ll be expected to work closely with IT staff to fix issues rapidly. You will monitor the performance of staff and service providers constantly to make sure targets are being met. Security will also be a top priority for you, as you establish new procedures for safety.

As a manager in Finance and Purchasing, it will be your responsibility to draft the annual facilities budget – approximately £1 million. You will monitor the budget and maintain stock to keep the company running effectively.

As a proactive and reliable worker, you will thrive in Planning and Project Management. You will manage important projects, such as office moves, relocations, refurbishments, and closures. Your effective coordination with IT and HR will help with your goals to improve customer service, office efficiency, and reduce costs. You will contribute your own annual facilities plans, and disaster management plans to the company.

As the first line of defence for Health and Safety in the offices, you will appoint and arrange training for Fire Wardens and First Aiders. Your regular risk assessments will make the workplace a safer environment for the staff. You will investigate and record incidents, overseeing improvements to prevent them in the future.

Start the Application Process now

Our client wants your expertise and abilities for this vital, varied management role. This bustling, inspiring charity needs your passion and motivation.

Our client is keen to fill this role as soon as possible so please apply without delay. Handling the recruitment for this position are leading facilities management recruitment company, Maxwell Stephens.

Please send your full CV and a supporting letter, outlining your skills and experience, to cv@maxwellstephens.com or call us on 0207 118 48 48.