Facilities Manager – Salary up to £35,000 + Bonus – Bournemouth
Facilities Manager required to join our client on an 18-month Fixed Term Contract. You will be responsible for the management and development of a team of 5 direct reports in the Bournemouth office providing a centre of expertise supporting business functions with a headcount of more than 700 staff, ensuring the smooth operation of all hard and soft services, general facilities and premises functions. Please note that this is an 18 month Fixed Term Contract.
Builds and maintains effective relationships with customers and internal/external suppliers by resolving service issues and acting as an ambassador for the Property & Facilities Team.
Ensures quality staff are recruited into the department within budget, by effective interviewing and utilising available recruitment tools in conjunction with HGPF and HR.
Assist with budgetary control for department by managing / controlling expenditure involving direct reports. Authority to approve works within sign-off limit.
Provides guidance on technical and legislative issues, actively handling those outside the expertise of the local team.
Manages key supplier relationships maintaining monthly KPI’s and reporting back to the HGPF as necessary.
Provides out of hours support for emergency situations with site attendance wherever necessary, providing management of potential critical situations.
Ensure consistency across all sites in all facilities related processes, conducting on-site audits and ensuring accurate version control of policy documentation and compliance with all relevant legislation.
Takes full responsibility via internal or external training.
Ensures all policy and procedures across all sites are up to date ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation and associated best practice.
Leads Facilities projects, providing technical support for office planning and office moves, creating, editing and publishing accurate CAD drawings and specification documentation.
Challenges both project & contract specifications, costs and working practices in order to obtain best value for money while retaining excellent levels of service at all times
Working with the HGPF, develops and manages an annual roadmap of cost and quality improvement initiatives, including new technology solutions to improve the level value provided by the Property & Facilities team to the wider business.
To manage & support the production, monitoring and maintenance of security card access systems, ensuring adequate security is maintained across all sites.
Acts as a first point of contact in the event of an emergency to ensure safety of staff and / or mitigate potential damage to premises.
Skills and Requirements:
Excellent communication, coaching and feedback skills
Proven experience in a customer service environment
Contract management & negotiation skills
Space planning skills and competent in the use of CAD
PC literate and competent in all relevant MS applications, ie, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
A competent understanding of / experience of technical areas of premises management, ie, cabling infrastructure, building plant and building management systems, audio visual systems
Significant experience in an FM role
Working towards MBIFM qualification (desirable)
If you are interested in the Facilities Manager role please submit your application or contact Hannah on the Office and Commercial team at Hannah.Darby@bondwilliams.co.uk
Bond Williams Professional Recruitment are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency