Facilities Manager

Reference:

VAC-2331

Sector:

Building & Engineering, Contracts Management, Education, Estates Manager, Facilities Management, Facilities Managers, General & Other, Health & Safety, Other, Other, Premises Officers /Managers, Project Management, School Managers, Senior Management

Salary:

£35,000 to £40,000 Per Annum

Benefits:

Poss Perm Post

Town/City:

Hendon

Contract Type:

Temporary

We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Building & Engineering Sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Facilities Manager to join a large school based in Hendon.

Salary:£35,000 to £40,000, initially on a contract basis for around a month, however could turn into a permanent position

Facilities Manager’s Core Duties

Operational

  • Provide a monthly summary on operational matters
  • Do and have done all weekly, monthly and annual compliance tasks, checks and reports required in relation to the building
  • Take on role of Fire Warden, managing checks, drills and fire safety training for staff and students
  • Hold the log of IT equipment and records of users
  • Manage relationships with external suppliers and consultants relating to operations and facilities.
  • Support the negotiations of facilities and operational contracts and take over negotiations over time.
  • Maintain supplies of stationery and office equipment and consumables
  • Maintain the condition of the office and arrange for necessary repairs
  • Review and update health and safety logs and policies for approval and ensure they are observed by all staff, students and visitors
  • Work with the Maintenance Officer to ensure appropriate set up of rooms, including set-up of video conferencing and webinar equipment
  • Arrange regular testing for electrical equipment and safety devices in compliance with regulations
  • Maintain a safe and secure working environment
  • Responsible for implementation of the environmental policy
  • Manage the access and security of the building, including entering and exiting
  • Identify and propose potential consultants for operational and facilities matters as required (e.g. fire safety, health and safety assessments)
  • Be front of house, welcoming visitors. Reception duties albeit this is low key.

Facilities Manager’s Skills required

  • Experience of operations and resource planning with experience of facilities processes and policies
  • Able to think and do
  • Demonstrable ability to handle highly confidential information
  • Able to establish trust based relationships at all levels
  • Demonstrable commercial awareness and ability to quickly build operational understanding
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and priorities
  • Highly collaborative working style
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable working with all levels of the organisation
  • Willingness to create new tools and processes and comfortable with ambiguity.

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