Facilities Manager

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  • Job Reference: PR/000050
  • Job Title: Facilities Manager
  • Location: Central Scotland
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £40,000 + Benefits
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 6 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client have chosen Maxwell Stephens, the UK’s leading Facilities Management Recruitment Company, to find confident and experienced Facilities Managers for their offices within Central Scotland.

These roles are working for future-facing, ambitious firms who have grown into a multimillion market-leading enterprises.

Our clients believe that happy, motivated, involved staff members lead to world-class advice and customer service. Customer loyalty and support then provide our client with the financial strength it needs to continue to pull away through innovation in a traditionally slow-moving sector.


With your strong interpersonal communication skills and enthusiasm, you’ll have no issue working closely with your team and your clients. The ability to influence, negotiate with, and inspire others will aid you in developing your team. You believe that any job is an on-going process of quality and performance improvements.

You’ll be providing written correspondence and reports regularly, requiring your excellent literate and numerate skills. Using computers daily will make great use of your experience in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and using the internet.

As a proactive and self-motivated worker, you will support the firm and its strategic goals. Your drive for results and your responsive decision-making skills make you the ideal leader for the Facilities Team. As you may cover different offices, your team will need your clear and concise direction through strong and inclusive management to succeed in all of their responsibilities.

Our client’s will use your vast experience in providing a sector-leading facilities service. Having worked in a professional office within a small team before, you are perfectly fitted to a hands-on role. You’re adaptable and proactive – perfect for this position.

You are professionally qualified to HNC standard in Facilities Management, Building Service, or Electrical Installation. You know and understand both building services, and health and safety legislation.

Your time-tested skills of organisation and planning will help as you assist Firm projects, such as office moves.


On joining our client’s, you’ll meet your brilliant colleagues in the Facilities Team. There may be small, but incredibly hardworking group, their commitment to the company and desire to succeed is evident in their work. Our client’s value and promote the happiness of staff. We’re certain you’ll never have come across such a dedicated team or worked in such an inspirational company’s culture.

When putting out tenders, managing and coordinating contractors, and working with a variety of other support services, you’ll be delivering the highest-class service to the firm’s staff and partners. As you liaise with tenants of commercial properties and landlords for leased properties, you’ll use all of your fantastic interpersonal skills.

For the firm, you’ll be trusted to establish and manage the operation of Firm-wide services. It’ll be up to you to ensure that all legal, insurance, and lease responsibilities are met. You’ll ensure that all public areas of the firm are kept at a high standard, and that a new environmental policy is established and followed.

The entire Firm-wide facilities budget will be set and monitored by both you and the Finance Director. It will be your responsibility to identify cost saving and efficiencies – to save and make money for the firm.

Within the main office, you will effectively run the day-to-day facilities operations. Being on top of maintenance is a must. Emergencies must be dealt with as they arise. All electrical, mechanical, building maintenance contractors, and the voice and data systems contractors will fall to you – making you one of the most important managers in the building.

In liaison with HR, you will have the crucial role of ensuring the firm’s health and safety requirements are being met. You’ll be in charge of keeping the work environment safe and pleasant for staff; enabling them to work effectively.

You will be the auditor for the firm on all procedures. Diligent in information-gathering, you’ll carry out regular investigations to ensure that all statutory and mandatory compliance obligations are being met.

Large projects, i.e. office space, move, and changes, will require your experienced leadership. Your expert planning and organisation skills make you an indispensable asset to the company.


The Facilities Manager is a vital part of our clients organisations. Our client’s needs your passion, experience and commitment in this time of great progress.

Please do not apply direct for this position. Please call Maxwell Stephens on 0207 118 48 48 or email cv@maxwellstephens.com as soon as possible.