Account Manager

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

One of CBRE Global Workplace Solutions key divisions, Facilities Management, is seeking an Account Manager to take responsibility for a large private sector customer in North London.

As a Facilities Management Account Manager you will be responsible for delivering the full suite of FM services (hard and soft) to key client, working in partnership with all stakeholders to ensure a 5 Star service is delivered and maintained at all times.

Constant innovation is key to our long term success, and within the role you will be responsible for improving both operational and commercial performance through best practice, operational excellence and identifying opportunities for introducing new service lines and product offerings.

A salary of circa £50,000 - £60,000 per annum is offered (depending on experience and location) with a car allowance and other benefits. CBRE offers organic growth, extensive training, and the successful candidate will be given full support towards continued professional development

The Role:

The role of the Facilities Management Account Manager will be to supervise, plan, and co-ordinate all aspects of System Operations, Soft Service delivery. Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Reactive Maintenance, M&E and Help Desk Calls, and Small Project Works. The successful candidate would be expected to be operationally hands on where necessary as well as having full managerial and financial responsibilities.

Key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Responsible for the day to day running of both the hard and soft services, organising the site team and supply chain in order to meet contractual outputs and objectives
  • Maintain customer relations including progress meeting, site visits, and obtaining referrals
  • Managing & having accountability for the P&L and maintaining agreed profit margins
  • Managing a team of soft services professionals and M&E engineers and contract support workers effectively to maximize the performance of the company
  • Assist in the preparation of standard operating procedures, emergency and contingency plans
  • Ensure the provision of healthy and safe working conditions and regularly review the H&S policy
  • Ensure that opportunities for the strategic development of the contract are exploited, to deliver increased turnover and profitability, and make sure that contracts are re-won on re-tender

Person Specification

  • Interested candidates must possess quantifiable experience within a similar role, delivering to a private sector customer across a corporate office environment.
  • A qualification in health & safety (NEBOSH, IOSH) is desirable
  • Strong commercial acumen is essential, and experience of managing a P&L is preferable.
  • Excellent communication and management skills are essential