Facilities Manager

Squire Patton Boggs
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Up to £41,000 + excellent benefits

We are seeking an innovative and experienced Facilities Manager to join our team in Birmingham. This is an opportunity to work autonomously, interacting with a variety of key stakeholders from our internal team as well as our tenants within the building. This is a varied opportunity where you will be very much involved with Health and Safety, handling contracts for suppliers such as cleaning and catering, as well as have the opportunity to be involved in projects appointed by the Director of Facilities.

You will be rewarded with an attractive salary (up to £41,000 depending upon experience) as well as our wider benefits package.

Our Team

Reporting directly to the Director of Facilities UK & EU, you will be directly responsible for the reception team of 3 and a maintenance individual. However, you will also oversee contractors on sight, as mentioned previously and this also includes our security team. You will work alongside your counter parts in our other UK offices in order to maintain a high standard of service delivery to all of our clients and guests.

Our Opportunity

Monday - Friday, 35 hours per week (flexibility required)

Your Facilities Manager role will be to deliver high quality, cost efficient services whilst managing and developing your team in order to continually improve performance. As well as managing all contractors visiting and working on site you will manage the local Health and Safety issues insuring all legal and moral obligations are met, for example: management of the risk assessment process, vetting of contractors, management of local safety teams and other health and safety related issues.

You will be assisting with office moves, liaising with clients in order to achieve the best solution, assist with preparation of the annual budget whilst monitoring and maintaining costs within budget. You will ensure that team members are coached and developed to achieve personal and team objectives that support the department and firm’s strategies.

Within our building we do have external tenants so you will also be in charge of ensuring that they are completely happy with the level of service that they receive and be proactive and able to manage their issues as and when they arise.


This Facilities Manager role is ideal for an experienced Facilities professional that has the tenacity to work alongside key stakeholders and confidently and appropriately manage their expectations. You will have a working knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems have experience of dealing with contractors. You will clearly demonstrate your ability to handle conflicts and how you can be flexible in your approach. You will easily work as a part of a team whilst motivating, recognising and rewarding people fairly and consistently.

You must have a good level of proficiency across all MS Office programmes, a good level of verbal and written English and it is also essential that you have attained your IOSH certificate. It would be desirable if you have a NEBOSH certificate and a suitable qualification in management.

What you need to know

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