Facilities and Health & Safety Manager

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  • Job Reference: LY/1234
  • Job Title: Facilities and Health & Safety Manager
  • Location: Wimbledon
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £36,000 + Benefits
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 7 months ago
  • This position has been filled

Maxwell Stephens are currently recruiting a Facilities and Health & Safety Manager on behalf of our client, an educational firm. This role will be based in Wimbledon and you will be responsible for liaise with schools, contractors and suppliers on facilities matters. As well as this you will proactively be involved in projects, undertaking research and information gathering exercises.

Key Responsibilities within the role:

  • Facilities management for schools and any other sites the company is responsible
  • Manage the facilities team as well as on site contractors as required.
  • Be the main senior point of contact for all premises management related issues
  • To manage and be responsible for all H&S matters and act as the senior point of contact
  • Source a range of building equipment supplies, obtain quotes and negotiate prices with suppliers
  • Approve purchase orders and invoices as required and appropriate
  • Develop and maintain appropriate systems and processes relating to facilities and H&S management
  • Present information and reports as required
  • IT and Equipment: Liaise with suppliers on the provision of estimates and quotations for new hardware.

Building Preparation and maintenance:

  • In conjunction with the Group Business Director assist in: the sourcing of new sites
  • Ensure all works on new buildings meet Ofsted Standard 5 requirements on the school’s premises and accommodation

Project Management:

  • Working in conjunction with the Group Business Director, undertake specific short/medium term projects. Eg office moves, IT development

Experience required:

  • Health & Safety qualified – IOSH / NEBOSH
  • Experience of managing a Facilities / Health & Safety Department
  • Managing and coordinating a team
  • Experience of managing projects / office moves / relocation’s
  • Contract negotiation
  • Maintaining record keeping systems
  • Capable of building good working relationships
  • Flexible in method of working

Please contact Robyn Powner for more information on 0203 903 4261 or send your CV to cv@maxwellstephens.com