Facilities Manager

Cherry Pick People
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a really exciting new opportunity with a Central London based property company as a Facilities Manager.
Are you an experienced Facilities Manager who is working for a managing agent or for a landlord who manage their own buildings? If so, please get in touch asap.

Company Profile for the Facilities Manager:

Our client is a private investment company with over 1,000 properties under in-house management. They are a firm with several years' experience managing and finding both commercial and residential property for a range of London clients. They love property in general, all aspects of it and are very passionate about what they do.

Duties for the Facilities Manager:
*Manage on-site staff in the delivery of the facilities management service.
*Work alongside accounting, letting and legal team members.
*Attend client, contractor and tenant meetings regarding the day to day property management role
*Oversee a number of multi-occupied properties, consisting of office buildings, high street retail, industrial and mixed use properties, both in the London area and Nationwide.
*Preparation of service charge budgets - to be agreed with the service charge accounts team.
*Supervise on-site staff and oversee service contractors to undertake and perform maintenance and contract duties required at the properties under management.
*Preparation of financial forecasts and annual maintenance expenditure.
*Liaise with the accounts team on funding availability, together with managing of expenditure
*Assist in streamlining invoices from contractors at all times.
*Approve all invoices within the given authority limits.
*Liaise with tenants on all matters, inc. common areas and/or tenant accommodation.
*Implementation of all necessary health and safety procedures.
*Assist in FM related projects from time to time.

Skills / Qualifications for the Facilities Manager:
*Substantial commercial property management experience.
*Experience of interpreting lease clauses, liabilities and obligations.
*Adopt a very "hands on", flexible and practical approach to property and Facilities Management.
*Experience in Property Management software, preferably Horizon.
*Good communication skills at all levels.
*Experience with a Health and Safety Database.
*Experience setting up new management instructions, particularly multi-occupied service charge properties.
*A good understanding of credit control and dealing with service charge queries and enquiries.
*Driving licence

Package for the Facilities Manager:

Salary - circa £40,000 (depending on experience)

If you have facilities management experience, ideally for a UK managing agent or landlord then please get in touch with James Hanson at Cherry Pick People Property Recruitment Specialists.

Reference: JH2501