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Facilities Manager

  • Location: Bourne End, Buckinghamshire
  • Sector: Facilities Management
  • Position: Facilities Manager
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: BUCKSFMcst_1498749368
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Job description

Facilities Manager - Education

Our client is a specialist UK Facilities Management service provider who are actively seeking a Facilities Manager to oversee a number of assets within an educational environment.

The ideal candidate will have experience of managing large contracts relating to hard services. This role is responsible for helping to develop and manage the client relationship, operational facilities management and financial performance. Within the role you will be expected to have a clear understanding of the industry sector, client needs, budget control and contractual terms. You will also be involved in developing and transforming the workplace for the client, creating competitive advantage for both the students and staff.

Operational management
Ensure the effective deployment of regional resources (as appropriate) to support the site. Review operational and client issues at sites and troubleshoot significant operations/service delivery issues, Identify all operational, compliance and financial risk areas, implement necessary controls and ensure regular independent audit. Escalate and attempt to mitigate any high risks within the facilities. Matrix manage regional maintenance teams to deliver solutions - create a good team work culture. Lead / coordinate new service implementations.

People management and development
Work closely with all levels, including senior and executive management, managers, and staff on site. Manage the selection, induction, development, retention, motivation and performance management of direct reports. Establish credibility with direct reports, communicating effectively and ensuring a two way process for sharing information is in place. Manage the succession planning and development process for site-based management and other key roles. Ensure all Human Resources matters are managed effectively and consistently with the support of the HR team and provide direction and expertise to the FM team by promoting best business practices.

Background and experience

Significant FM experience within a large organisation. A natural consultative approach with the ability to form strong working relationship through gravitas, an engaging personality and business credibility. A proven track record of developing strategic solutions that have permanently resolved poor contract performance or difficult situations. Experience of managing national contracts and suppliers with excellent communication and influencing skills.

For further information, please call Sam Norton at PSR Solutions on 01785 715505!