Senior Facilities Manager

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    Estates & Property Management

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  • Salary:

    £45k - 50k per year + Excellent benefits package

  • Contact:

    Richard Carey

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Are you a Senior Facilities Manager with experience of successfully managing a refurbishment project alongside producing and delivering a medium - long-term strategy? If you are looking for a role with a forward-thinking public sector organisation as part of their in-house Facilities Management department then please apply with your CV today.

What’s in it for you?

  • 12 Month Fixed Term Contract – Immediate start available
  • A salary of circa £50,000 per annum
  • Competitive benefits package including flexible working scheme, outstanding pension scheme and a host of other great employee benefits
  • 35 days annual leave
  • 40 Hours per week - Monday – Friday

In this role you will be responsible for managing a small yet experienced team of facilities professionals in a public-sector, customer-centric setting, responsible for delivering outstanding levels of customer service to both internal and external stakeholders. You will be a Facilities Manager who enjoys managing a wide range of subcontractors and who is able to get to grips with a large scale live project immediately.

A key element of this role is that you will oversee the completion of an ongoing refurbishment project, therefore being able to hit the ground running is paramount.

Key responsibilities for the Facilities Manager include

  • Leading a small team of in house facilities professionals to deliver a safe, efficient and customer focused service
  • Managing a large head office refurbishment project
  • Identifying and setting medium and long term strategic goals for the facilities department
  • Manage wide variety of subcontractors and suppliers to deliver an outstanding facilities services
  • Managing the Facilities budget up to £500,000
  • Leading the H&S of the facilities department
  • Leading the workplace strategy taking in to account current Covid secure practices

Candidates should be able to demonstrate

  • Experience of managing a large refurbishment project – ideally with experience of joining a project partway through
  • The  setting of medium and long term strategic goals for a facilities department/division
  • Experience of managing a team of facilities professionals both in house and subcontractors – With an ability to impart leadership and direction to the team
  • Experience of managing a facilities department budget – In excess of £500,000
  • Experience of procuring and managing specialist sub-contractors
  • Outstanding levels of communication to both internal and external stakeholders
  • NEBOSH qualification

FM/Building services qualifications/memberships are highly desirable as are Project management qualifications such as PRINCE2.

The company

This organisation operate in the public sector and have a forward thinking outlook. They are innovative and are constantly looking at better ways of working. They are focussed on delivering a great service internally and externally and they truly value their workforce and place great value on employee wellbeing and your development.

This is a 12 month fixed term contract with the ability for the right candidate to start immediately. If this role sounds like you then please get in touch ASAP. There will be a multi-stage interview process consisting of a telephone interview, online interview and an onsite visit.

The deadline for applications is Friday 7th August with telephone interviews taking place week commencing 10th August.