Building Manager (Temporary – Permanent) – Ref 712

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  • Job Reference: 712
  • Job Title: Building Manager (Temporary – Permanent) – Ref 712
  • Location: London
  • Basic Salary Range: £35,000 + Package
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 7 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client is a world leader in property services are currently looking for a Building Manager to look after one of their key sites.


To deliver the agreed service, strategy and business plan with the company and client teams and to prepare.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage the onsite team and contracted service providers.
  • Manage the agreed budget.
  • Manage internal and external relationships including Client, the company, local authorities, service providers and statutory bodies.
  • Liaise with and manage tenant’s occupation of the premises, in line with site, client and the company specific requirements.
  • Respond to changes in client and occupier requirements as agreed via the appropriate company authorisation process.
  • Establish ‘value for money’ strategies for delivering the management service, with approved budgets.
  • Develop Occupier FM business at site level in consultation with RFM and Senior Managers
  • To be responsible for the ‘day-to-day’ management of all health and safety matters in the building and persons using, or affected by the use of the building or site.
  • To be responsible for the ‘on-site’ team including both company and contractors/suppliers.
  • Liaise closely with tenants to establish a consistent and co-ordinated approach to Health and Safety matters throughout the site.
  • Control and manage staff
  • Manage relationships internal/external
  • Deliver value for money services on site
  • Control budgets and deliver the agreed services, to the defined service levels, on time
  • Establish and maintain external contacts with statutory authorities and other groups and associations applicable and beneficial to the services provided.
  • Manage service providers and monitor performance against contracted SLAs and KPIs.
  • Co-ordinate the production of performance reports, carry out analysis of the results and take appropriate action to ensure continuous improvement is achieved.
  • Environmental Management to ensure that the property retains its ‘Excellent’ BREEAM rating re monitor and execute the agreed budgets on time and within the agreed parameters.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Staff retention and development
  • Service providers and company achieve contracted SLAs and KPIs
  • Produce, manage and report on budgets, accurately, within agreed forecast and in a timely manner.
  • Service Charge on time on budget
  • All Health and Safety matters effectively managed.
  • Environmental Management
  • Client satisfaction
  • Tenant satisfaction
  • Contract staff retention
  • Meet personal annual objectives agreed with Manager

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Appropriate FM qualification preferred
  • H&S IOSH Certification (or similar) – Required.
  • Commercial awareness from experience and/or qualification
  • Cost control, variance and forecasting reporting
  • IT skills inc. Word, Excel to intermediate level
  • Staff Management
  • Knowledge of Output Specifications
  • Management of Performance Based Contracts
  • 5 Years + Relevant FM experience will need to be demonstrated – Required
  • Contract Management (SLA’s & KPI’s) – Required
  • Service Charges – Preferred
  • Management Agent Background – Preferred

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate the following behaviours:

Forward Planning

  • Creates plans and budgets to assist in financial planning of the building and meets agreed targets.

Enabling delivery

  • Assists surveyor / Director in achieving high standards of performance and delivery of client service

Commercially minded

  • Identifies cost saving and performance enhancing opportunities
  • Identifies additional business opportunities and presents these in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Is able to balance the various needs of the Client, Tenant and company in all actions

Change orientation

  • Seeks to improve and enhance delivery of client service, as well as supporting property manager.

Leadership and Motivation

  • Leads from the front, supports and identifies change and controls and enhances change management, represents company and clients values.

Building Relationships

  • Establishes and nurtures harmonious relationships both externally and internally

Developing People

  • Places a priority on developing own skills, knowledge and abilities in line with business priorities
  • Seeks to improve staff through training and IIP initiatives
  • Works with service provider’s management, to ensure contracted site-based staff are developed and trained in line with their job role.

This position will not be available for long

Please apply by sending your CV to