Facilities Manager

Job Title: Facilities Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH23717_1494942070
Contact Name: Gemma Howells
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Job Published: about 4 years ago

Facilities Manager

Location: Walton on Thames, Surrey

This is a great opportunity to work for a rewarding Care-based company in the surrey area with a role that will make a difference to all staff and residents.

An overview of the role
* Day-to-day management and monitoring of the activities carried out by the Facilities team and suppliers providing FM Services to the Trust
* Line Management of the Facilities team and F & E Administrator, working closely with Department Heads & Managers
* Daily management of capital and revenue projects
* Management of the CAFM systems TAB's
* Responsibility for the management of void refurbishing of properties
* Responsible for the management of Health and Safety within the department
* This position holds Service Occupant status within the village meaning that there is a requirement to live on-site with the associated property rent reduction
* Implementation and management of the PPM planner and lifecycle programme

What you will be doing
* Plan, manage and lead the daily maintenance activities of the Facilities Department
* Manage the operations of the charity buildings through effective caretaking and security
* Work closely with Department Heads to ensure maintenance budget spends are controlled correctly, setting and planning budgets with a range of others
* Project manage all CAPEX and Revenue projects
* Signing off all completed works in relation to projects ensuring that each project completed meets the set standards from procurement and the Trusts standards, so value for money is achieved and can be demonstrated
* Be responsible for the management of the Trust's Assets in relation to the built environment and equipment reporting relevant matters to the Head of Facilities and Estates and Director of Corporate Services
* Oversee the engagement of subcontractors applying best practice in relation to procurement policy
* Oversee the upkeep and maintenance of the built environment planning works within budget on a cyclical basis the Trust manages the built environment effectively and efficiently
* Ensure the Facilities Department achieves targets relating to PI's and SLA's
* Manage quality and performance of internal and external maintenance services via a set audit programme
* Manage Health and Safety compliance of internal and external maintenance activities
* Manage statutory maintenance activities and due date compliance
* Manage budgetary responsibilities appropriate to the position making recommendations on expenditure, devising detailed business cases where appropriate so effective decision making can be undertaken
* Ensure effective line management of the Facilities team
* Deputise for the Head of Facilities and Estates as and when required
* Deputise for the Estates Head Gardener in regards to line management if required
* Undertake any other duties which may be reasonably deemed to come within the scope of the post, relating to the activities of the department

What you will need
A reliable, team player with a can-do attitude. Experience of managing multiple sites or a large estate. A health and safety qualification with experience of conducting internal audits and taking actions on findings.

Additional Requirements

Skills & Knowledge required:

Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety legislation
Effective written and verbal communication skills
A self-starter who is able to work on their own initiative creating solutions and seeing them through
Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety legislation
Ability to monitor and control budgets associated with the post
Sound knowledge of the building trades
Ability to manage own workload
Sound knowledge of MS Office and CAFM software
Substantial knowledge of M & E systems
Strongly customer focused with a sensitivity towards the needs of older people
A complete finisher

Experience required:
Experience in a maintenance or building management managerial role
Experience of people management including direct team leadership
Substantial and demonstrable experience of working with budgets
Experience of managing external contractors
Experience of problem resolution
Practical experience of inventory and fault reporting systems (electronic) Experience of managing multiple sites


Practical experience of recruitment and selection
Experience of the Care and/or Housing Sector
Experience of Investors in People
Previously held management or supervisory position within the building industry

Qualifications required:

Formal H & S qualification either IOSH or NEBOSH


BIFM Accreditation
Awareness of safeguarding vulnerable adults
Project Management Qualification

We look forward to receiving your application.