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Facilities Manager

Facilities Manager

North West or Yorkshire based,

Up to £34,000 plus car allowance & benefits.

My client is responsible for a UK residential portfolio on behalf of a private investment fund. They focus on delivering an exceptional experience to residents living in their quality, yet affordable homes.

The team has been through a sustained period of growth and now requires a Facilities Manager to support the Head of Facilities with the execution of the building maintenance life-cycle across the portfolio. Due to the nature of this role, regular travel will be required across the North with particular reference to Manchester, Liverpool, and Yorkshire.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain building compliance register/ tracker

  • Support regional teams on facilities management

  • Ensure all regional teams are appropriately trained to undertake fire alarm testing, emergency light testing and any other regular compliance checks

  • Undertake a monthly audit on compliance documents for all regions

  • Manage relationships with third party contractors and agents ensuring they are working within our agreed service level agreements

  • Ensure full building compliance across the national portfolio

  • Ensure all regulatory requirements are met

  • Ensure the team are following maintenance processes and procedures at all times

  • Take ownership of service charge management

  • Ensure that services are carried out in accordance with lease agreements

  • Handle any leasehold pre-sale enquiries and statutory obligations

  • Manage key processes such as Section 20 notices

  • Establish and maintain administration systems to record maintenance operations including contractor used, additional works, performance monitoring and complaints log

  • Liaise with the Finance department to ensure purchase work orders are raised and invoices are processed efficiently

  • Keep abreast of developments, regulations and statutory compliance in respect of property services

  • Support the Head of Facilities with department projects such as Health and Safety management and Sustainability initiatives

The appointed Facilities Manager will possess previous building management experience with an understanding of leases, service charge budgeting and associated legislation. Experience of handling Section 20 notices is required alongside a working knowledge of general building management processes including health and safety, maintenance and operations. You will hold relevant certifications including health and safety, IPRM or RICS. Given the spread of the portfolio a full and clean driving licence is required for this role.

Please apply online with your most recent CV.