Senior Facilities Manager (Ref: 006351)

Wisley, Surrey
Up to £61,000 + Package & Opportunities

Are you a dynamic leader with a passion for maintaining exceptional facilities standards? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where no two days are the same? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Join our client, The Royal Horticultural Society as a Senior Facilities Manager at RHS Wisley, where you'll play a pivotal role in delivering outstanding maintenance services for one of the UK's most prestigious gardens.

Why RHS Wisley?

At RHS Wisley, you'll find yourself at the heart of a vibrant and historic site, surrounded by stunning gardens and iconic buildings. As part of our clients dedicated team, you'll have the chance to make a real difference, ensuring that the facilities are maintained to the highest standards for the enjoyment of millions of visitors each year.

What You'll Do:

As The Senior Facilities Manager, you'll lead a team of professionals in delivering efficient and timely responses to all maintenance needs across the Wisley site. You'll develop and implement a comprehensive FM plan, ensuring that all facilities are operating at their best. From managing budgets to overseeing project timelines, your role will be varied and challenging, offering opportunities for growth and development at every turn.

Key Responsibilities Include:

• Leading the team in carrying out efficient and timely responses to emergency, planned, and reactive works.

• Developing and delivering the rolling five-year FM plan for Wisley, implementing annual maintenance programs.

• Ensuring daily, weekly, and monthly checks on site facilities are carried out in line with procedures and regulations.

• Managing the facilities service provision roster to ensure appropriate cover at all times.

• Proactively managing all external contractors and agencies engaged by the Society.

• Coordinating and managing projects, ensuring operational impacts are minimized.

• Managing the annual student changeover and maintenance process.

What We're Looking For:

To excel in this role, you'll need a recognised Facilities Management qualification and extensive experience in people and project management. You'll have a keen eye for detail and a proactive approach to problem-solving, coupled with a commitment to maintaining the highest standards of health and safety.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

• Building trade qualifications (qualified plumber, electrician, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning engineer).

• Experience in managing sustainable energy systems such as air source heat pumps and solar panels.

Why Join Us?

In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer a competitive salary, generous benefits package, and the chance to be part of a passionate and supportive team. With opportunities for training and career progression, you'll have everything you need to reach your full potential with us.

Apply Now:

If you're ready to take the next step in your facilities management career, we want to hear from you!

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to join RHS Wisley and help them create unforgettable experiences for their fantastic visitors.

Apply today and become part of something truly special!

Maxwell Stephens are exclusively recruiting this role on behalf of The Royal Horticultural Society and we are expecting a large volume of applications for this role. We’re keen to place the correct person with our client as soon as possible. Therefore, we encourage all interested FM professionals with the experience to successful expedite this role to contact us without delay.

If you’d like to apply for this role, please contact one of the Maxwell Stephens team on 0207 118 4848 for more details. You can also send your CV to