Facilities Manager

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  • Job Reference: 969
  • Job Title: Facilities Manager
  • Location: Southampton
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £40,000
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 6 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Overview: To act as the Facilities Manager – Hard and Soft Services – across 2 independent diverse buildings. You will be the lead service provider within the building for the service users and stakeholders ensuring an efficient and pro-active approach to the management of the Facility.

Main Accountabilities: To support the Operations Manager in the effective day to day delivery of hard and soft services for the contract. Your areas of responsibilities include the following:

  • Financial
  • Commercial
  • Operations
  • Leadership
  • Client relations
  • Human Resources


  • Strong generalist operational FM preferably gained in a PFI/PPP/LIFT Healthcare environment.
  • Good people management skills.
  • Knowledge of FM service delivery with emphasis on hard services.
  • Good understanding of current Health & Safety legislation and practice and applicable regulations in healthcare sector – HTMs etc.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal with ability to manage relationships at all levels.
  • Numerate with commercial awareness and experience in managing budgets.
  • Ability to manage and drive service delivery.
  • Computer literate and competent with MS packages including Excel.


  • Motivated, calm personality.
  • Excellent listening skills.
  • Manages and copes well with pressure in a challenging environment.

Client Focus:

  • Able to manage and develop client and stakeholder relationships.
  • Understanding of managing relationships within stakeholders in a PFI/PPP type contract
  • Awareness of NHS/Healthcare culture.


  • Good general level of education.
  • Specific qualifications are not essential.


  • Ability to attend site out of hours, 7 day operation.