Corporate Facilities Manager

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03 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Facilities Manager to join our client's offices based in Shefford on a temporary contract basis for 4 months with the possibility of extension.

As the Corporate Facilities Manager, your main accountabilities will be:

* Lead, manage and develop the Facilities Management team in such a way as to enable staff to do their best work every day, working in a way that reflects the Councils values. Retain staff and achieving business objectives and performance targets.

* Improve the team and service by researching best practice and benchmarking; undertaking quality management activities; engaging with customers and staff to enhance the customer experience; and implementing working smarter making the most of modern technology, workspaces and ways of working to ensure the provision of a customer-focused and efficient service.

* Lead on the procurement and management of contracts and framework agreements. This will include establishing the best route to market, the preparation of specification and contract documentation, tendering and contract management of specific contracts and framework agreements.

* Be responsive to customer needs by providing advice and guidance on best practice including flexible use of space and providing a responsive staff relocation and building closure service.

* Act as the Contract Manager for all Facilities Management contracts under your control, this will include chairing contract meetings, inspecting and auditing work, giving instructions including variation and change

* Manage the security system within the Council’s property portfolio, this includes access control / ID system, intruder alarms and the CCTV systems in accordance with the Data Protection Act and Freedom of Information Act.

To be successful for the role of Corporate Facilities Manager, you will need to have:

* Educated to a good standard with a general qualification degree level.

* Comprehensive operational knowledge of Facilities Management or a related property discipline or profession.

* Good knowledge of cleaning, security catering and general facilities functions. Able to identify correct remedial actions for facilities matters brought to attention and see through to completion, seeking consents etc as appropriate and necessary.

* Understanding of the Health & Safety issues related to Facilities Management and able to undertake Risk Assessments.

* Able to control expenditure within defined budgets and cost control procedures.

* Able to plan own workload, formulate action plans to resolve issues and ensure actions are followed through to completion. Able to plan for building management issues on a cyclical basis, and seasonal, as necessary.

* Able to review RAMS submitted by contractors and approve in conjunction with capital and health and safety teams.

* Pragmatic approach, collaborative thinking, proactive helpful attitude. Good staff management attitude.

Your working hours will be: Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 17:00

Pay rate: £18.36 p/h PAYE, inside IR35

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