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Facilities Manager

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Secretarial
  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/04/2018
  • Job reference: VW/12/01/18

Assistant Facilities Manager, Salary £35,000

Facilities Manager £45,000pa , City. 6 months Contracts

My Client , A Financial Services Firm, has a wonderful opportunity for a Facilities Manager and an Assistant Manager to cover a 6 months contact with a view of going perm

The Role

Principal Duties/Responsibilities

  • Oversees and supports Managers and/or Supervisors who are responsible for the provision to the Business Unit or Line of Business for the following services:
  • Client Hospitality & Events
  • Staff Dining Catering & Vending
  • Overnight Accommodation Operations
  • Facilities Help Desk / Meeting Room Booking System
  • Reception / Concierge / Front of House Operations
  • Post Room / Print Room
  • Security
  • Cleaning / Waste Management / Recycling
  • Office Gym
  • Office Moves

    • Liaises with the Facilities Services Leads with regard to service levels/ KPI's and understanding business needs.
    • Maintains and support managers with the adherence of service levels and associated key performance indicators.
    • Liaises with Colleagues, users and service partners regularly to discuss issues, costing, evaluation and improve ways of working.
    • Develops and initiates new and/or more cost effective methods and improves service levels within budgets and/or saving targets.
    • Develops operating procedures and policies for all the areas within their control.
    • Develops and maintains a regime of communication with key stakeholder and other teams
    • Manages operational expenditure ensuring services are delivered on or under pre-agreed budget and, authorises expenditure within those boundaries.
    • Negotiates with suppliers via Expense Management on equipment and procures contract services in order to achieve the best possible rates to the Group.
    • Manages health & safety and environmental issues in conjunction with Health & Safety Officer.

Also supports all people management activity including but not limited to:

  • Recruitment
  • Monitoring overtime levels
  • Monitoring agency staff levels
  • Appraises and develops direct reports and ensures appropriate training needs are met.
  • Provides support and guidance to direct reports with their teams performance and any improvements that may be required

Experience / Requirements:

  • 'A' Level education or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • At least 5 years knowledge and experience in an FM role
  • Experience of working with budgets and financial planning.
  • Good Inter-personal communication skills and must be able to communicate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Experience in managing people.
  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment and comfortable with dealing with ambiguity and conflicting priorities.
  • Negotiation Skills
  • HND or OND in Hotel & Catering Management or equivalent
  • Advanced Food Hygiene Certificate or equivalent
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision and make decisions when necessary
  • Self-motivated, shows initiative in taking action and responding appropriately
  • Team player with a positive can do attitude

Desirable qualifications, but not essential:

  • BIFM Member and/or qualification
  • Personal License (to sell or authorise the selling of alcohol)
  • Certificate in HAACP Principles

This is a fabulous opportunity for A Facilities Manager looking for a contract. Must have worked in a client facing role.

If you are interested , please apply online

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