Technical Operations Facilities Manager

Places for People
North West England
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Technical/Operations Facilities Manager? We are currently recruiting for a brand new role within our Corporate Facilities team at our Bamber Bridge offices in Preston. The position will give you the opportunity to work with our supportive FM technical team delivering FM to commercial premises.

What your role will be

You won’t be stuck behind a desk, you will cover our National estate from London to Edinburgh – therefore there will be extensive travel involved in this role. Leading on general FM delivery, asset management & M&E facilities management projects including lifecycle maintenance & renewal works. You will be responsible for managing the FM technical and operations delivery across 15 core office sites, along with quality control which will include attendance at building shut downs, functional testing & disaster recovery scenarios. You will provide the overall management and support of the regional FM’s and the central helpdesk function.

You will report to the Head of Corporate Facilities and will line manage 4 staff, including regional FM and helpdesk staff, operating as part of a team of 9 staff, supporting our Group wide office locations.

Interviews will be held on week commencing 30thJanuary.

Your background

You will have experience of operating as Technical/Operations Facilities Manager, with a strong proven background in building services, ideally having worked within commercial office environment premises. Experience of delivering management of all statutory compliance, hard FM services including HVAC and electrical HV & LV distribution is essential, along with data centre lead support management. Helpdesk management, asset management and lifecycle cost reviewing & reporting is also an essential requirement of the role. Importantly we are looking for someone who shares our SPIRIT values – with a ‘can do’ positive attitude looking to challenge themselves and support both colleagues and external partners.

What we offer you

This is an exciting time to join the Corporate Facilities team as there is a lot of change happening in the Group at the moment and you have an opportunity to really make this role your own. You will enjoy the variety of work that this position will give but more than anything you will enjoy working within a supportive team and for an employer that genuinely will invest in you. You will also enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package that includes, free gym membership, company car or allowance and lots of other benefits related to improving your general health and well-being.

About us

We don’t just build houses, we create and manage places, and the places we create stand out. We offer housing for everyone, from affordable housing right through to outright commercial sales, and all designed to meet people’s needs and aspirations. We are not just about property, we provide a range of products and services that help make places work, from leisure services to financial products. The Corporate Facilities team provide support to our core function business areas, ensuring their buildings are fit for use and provide a good environment for staff who are valued.

What’s next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on 01772 897224.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

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