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Facilities Manager

Facilities Manager
Location: Manchester (or Leeds)
Salary: £40,000 & benefits

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dedicated Property Asset Management business who advise a number of high net worth individuals and property companies across the North of England. As they continue to win new management mandates, the Head of FM needs a proven Facilities Manager to support the service delivery across several regionally based sites. These are high value portfolios and therefore the appointed Facilities Manager will have a range of responsibilities, ensuring a varied and diverse working day. You'll be involved in both strategic planning and day-to-day operations, particularly in relation to buildings and premises.

You must possess experience of managing the following:

  • Building and grounds maintenance

  • Cleaning services

  • Maintenance both PPM and reactive works

  • Procurement and contract management, contract negotiation and preparing contracts for Director approval

  • Security services and management of systems

  • Managing projects through to completion

  • Contractor management and accreditation

  • Tenant liaison- weekly visits/meetings

  • Responsible for ensuring properties meet legislative, regulatory and environmental standards

  • Knowledge of soft and hard services with focus on management and delivery of mechanical and electrical services

  • Operation of building H&S Systems and compliance including method statements, risk assessments, permits to work, etc

  • Knowledge of building engineering systems and maintenance , building fabric maintenance, cleaning, security, etc

  • Monitoring work completed by contractors/suppliers including refurbishment projects

  • Auditing of works undertaken by contractors

  • Vacant property inspections for insurance purposes

  • Good working knowledge of service charge budgets as the budgets will be compiled in conjunction with an Asset Manager.

  • Reviewing service charge expenditure to ensure it is in line with budgets

  • Key point of contact for reactive maintenance issues in conjunction with site staff

  • Costs saving and process improvements

  • Oversee site based staff such as on-site receptionists and building managers.

  • Management of refurbishment projects

  • Ensuring vacant spaces are presentable for viewings

  • Emergency call outs

  • Providing access for contractors

Candidates will possess a good working knowledge of Health & Safety, environmental and statutory regulations and will be Nebosh or IOSH qualified. With experience gained in a similar environment, you will be comfortable in ensuring strong levels of service delivery and proficient in the production and management of financial data. Experience of using management systems such as Elogbooks and Meridian is essential as is a clean driving license as this role will require regional travel.

The Facilities Manager will be a self-starter with a good degree of initiative and self-motivation who can deliver effective work. This is a rare opportunity to join a business who genuinely cares and invests in every employee in the business.

Please apply on-line with your most recent CV.