Facilities Manager

Location
Blackburn
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
06 Feb 2017
Closes
06 Mar 2017
Ref
00064369
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
- Do you have experience in multi site facilities management?
- Are you quick thinking, organised, able to multi-task and problem solve?
- Are you looking to progress your career with a growing business?

The UK's market leader for e-cigarettes now requires a Facilities Manager to take responsibility for their buildings and leased premises, infrastructure, ongoing maintenance and servicing, and H&S.

Roles & Responsibilities
- Cost effective procurement and negotiation of contracts across the owned and leased estate for:
o Security systems
o Fire alarms / emergency lighting / extinguishers
o Electrical equipment and wiring
o Air conditioning & heating
o Grounds maintenance & pest control
o Waste & hygiene management
o Utilities
o Printers
- Prioritising and managing ad hoc maintenance requirements and remedial works across property estate, carrying out minor repair work where use of an outside contractor is not justified
- Ensuring that all inspections / testing / certification is carried out in accordance with legislative/ statutory and insurance requirements
- Managing site cleanliness, parking, grounds maintenance and space planning, where applicable
- Maintaining and servicing corporate vehicles
- Monitoring and verifying quality of contractor work
- Maintaining the fixed assets, tools & machinery register
- Managing leases & declaring insurance requirements
- Taking the lead on H&S across the group including:
o Risk Assessments
o First Aid provision
o Accident reporting / data collection
- Liaising with project management team on new site roll outs, ensuring consistency with existing agreements & specifications.

Person Specification
- Experience in similar role
- Experience in H&S preferably IOSH or NEBOSH qualified
- Professional, confident, personable attitude
- Strong problem solving skills
- Excellent negotiation skills
- Able to multi-task and prioritise
- Able to work well in a team or alone
- Able to quickly establish excellent working relationships
- Commercially aware
- Full driving licence.

In addition to a competitive salary, the Company offers a wide range of benefits including pension, childcare vouchers, generous staff discount, cycle to work scheme, excellent working conditions as well as an attractive Company bonus scheme and healthcare after a qualifying period.

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