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Facilities Manager

Location: Central Bristol
Posted: 30/03/2021

Job Type: Permanent

Are you an experienced Facilities Manager looking for a new opportunity?

Our client, an established and well regarded property consultancy based in Clifton, is looking for a Facilities Manager to manage hard and soft FM services and associated contracts across a diverse commercial property portfolio.  Reporting into the Head of Facilities Management, the Facilities Manager will be responsible for all premises contract management and financial administration.  The key focus of the Facilities Manager will be to ensure service levels are achieved, and key legislative requirements and industry best practices are met – all while maintaining value for money and appropriate levels of standard and quality.

In return, there is a great salary and bonus on offer, plus an attractive benefits package including a company car and parking.  Due to the nature of this role, travel will be required between commercial properties, therefore a full clean driving license will be required.

Please note, that while training will be office-based with an expectation to work from the office as required to meet the duties and responsibilities of this role, there will also be flexibility to work remotely.

What you will be doing

  • Procurement, administration and management of contracts for hard and soft FM services
  • Monitoring department, business and client SLA’s and KPI’s to ensure they are achieved
  • Ensuring the compliance of premises – Health & Safety, Environmental and Statutory
  • Overseeing financial administration of FM service contracts
  • Budget planning and assisting with the preparation of service charge budgets
  • Generating reports for management and client on the performance of FM services
  • Auditing FM service contracts, both internally and externally to ensure ongoing QA
  • Supply chain management and project management
  • Supervising the FM administration and helpdesk function
  • Assisting with the development of the company’s overall property strategy and FM consultancy

    What you need to have
  • Experience of FM ideally within commercial property or similar
  • Knowledge of service charges, invoicing, and financial reporting
  • Excellent IT skills and familiarity with CAFM systems
  • Technically competent although not technically qualified
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Methodical approach with attention to detail
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Proactive and receptive to change

If this Facilities Manager role sounds of interest, then we want to hear from you!