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Facilities Manager

Job Title: Facilities Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bromley
Salary: 30000 - 35000
Contact Name: Julie Rose
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Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Julie Rose Recruitment are looking for a Facilities Manager to join a company in the heart of Bromley.  The right candidate will have previous experience with maintenance and security for buildings and offices, together with managing a print room and ideally post too.

Hours: Between 7am and 7pm Monday to Friday

(35 hours per week / 7 hours per day – typically 8:30am to 4:30pm but on occasion when necessary, 7am to 3pm or any combination between this and 11am to 7pm)

Main duties:

  • Ensure the provision of effective print management and post room services to the company, managing of 3 staff within the department
  • Procurement management within the company expense policy guidelines
  • Manage the departmental budget, approve payments, and constantly review and negotiate the most effective rates when contracts or agreements are renewed
  • Ensure the building meets Health & Safety requirements, deputising for the Health & Safety Officer, complying with legal requirements including ESOS
  • Ensure the provision of effective 24-hour security, and general day to day building services (AC/ventilation system, cleaning, waste disposal, security alarm and fire alarm systems, lifts, vending machines, repairs, removals, etc.) and energy management controls
  • Management of legal aspects of property such as rent reviews, leasing, etc.
  • Recruit, manage, train and develop the team
  • Deputy Fire Liaison Officer
  • First Aider
  • Project management of contracts, with supervision and coordination of contractors’ work and carry out tendering process when required

Person Specification:

  • At least three years’ experience in Facilities Management with print room responsibilities (this is essential)
  • Ability to manage a varied and complex workload, and control budgets
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Good spoken and written communication skills
  • Strong people management skills with experience of managing Facilities team
  • Organisational and project management skills  
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • The ability to develop working relationships with people at all levels both internally and externally

Qualifications for the Facilities Manager:

  • Facilities management qualification or qualified by experience
  • Technical knowledge of building services, environmental issues, ESOS, Health & Safety (preferably IOSH certified), office systems and technologies