Facilities Manager

Up to £29000 per annum
26 Mar 2019
23 Apr 2019
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This company are specialists within the Student Accommodation Sector. With buildings operating throughout the UK, they represent their global clientele base with the utmost professional etiquette.

The Student Facilities Manager will be responsible for ensuring that all the properties within the student portfolio are run efficiently and compliantly to the highest standards of Facilities Estate Management. That standards of Health & Safety, cleanliness and maintenance are upheld, annual service charge budgets are controlled, and any issues raised are rectified in a timely manner.

Line management of assistant FM's, maintenance and cleaning teams ensuring staff are well trained and managed to company standards and health and safety guidelines.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities:
- Procurement of added value and cost-conscious suppliers / contractors - working in conjunction with the accounts team procurement specialists.
- Contractor Management - in conjunction with the accounts team contractor management function.
- Management of service charge budgets and expenditure
- Maintain clarity of costs allocation, apportionment and recovery
- Financial accountability to directors
- Ensure compliance via the Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) programme
- Ensure that reactive maintenance is being carried out in accordance with corporate deadlines, standards and KPI's
- Project management
o Capital works programmes - working in conjunction with external consultants and contractors as necessary.
o Current building projects
- Administration of Purchase Orders for site and head office
- Asbestos management - working with external consultants and specialists
- Health & Safety compliance across all buildings - working in conjunction with the nominated Riskwise Champion for the company.
- Complaint Handling of maintenance and cleaning related issues
- Permit to work authorisation and administration
- General building management
- Supervise insurance claims and liaise with brokers, underwriters and loss adjusters as necessary
- Line management of maintenance operatives and cleaners
- Recruitment and training of new staff

Knowledge and Experience:
- Experience of leading, managing and mentoring people
- Property management experience
- Extensive knowledge of Residential Leasehold Management
- Motivates others in the delivery of excellent customer service
- Builds an effective Health and Safety culture
- Strong financial and commercial awareness

Qualifications: IOSH is required

Desired Qualifications: BIFM

Key Skills:
- Is a first-class team player who possesses a positive attitude
- Strong ability to communicate with staff and stakeholders
- Understands and delivers against customer needs
- Is able to work at pace, whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy
- Have excellent personal time management and prioritisation skills
- Is able to manage multiple projects
- Is self-motivated and able to work on your initiative
- Computer literate with skills in MS Office

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