Facilities Manager

Fixed Recruitment
Dunfermline, UK
18 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Facilities Manager

Location: Central Scotland

Salary: £45K, flex benefits and a gross operated profit generated bonus

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: Full Time Permanent

Facilities Manager Job Introduction:

Sodexo are currently recruiting for a number of brand new opportunities due to growth in our Corporate Services segment. Sodexo is the 19th largest employer worldwide, operating in 80 countries and employing 427,000 employees worldwide, we are the leader in Quality of Life services. Sodexo is not only a growth company; it is also a people-oriented company that places quality of life of its 100 million consumers at the centre of its mission. Join our teams and experience their passion and the unique Sodexo spirit!

Are you looking for an opportunity that will enable you to utilise your skill set to the max?

If so then we are currently recruiting for an experienced IFM, Facilities Manager to join our clients site in Central Scotland.

Facilities Manager Role:

Sodexo is looking for a Facilities Manager to be responsible for managing the delivery of multiple IFM services to our client, ensuring outstanding service delivery at all times and hopefully exceeding all Sodexo targets whilst maintaining compliance. As a Facilities Manager you would be a single point of contact for all Facilities Management activities on the site.

Facilities Manager Main Responsibilities include:

Main responsibilities will include:
  • Experience working in large site, or cluster of sites, that can not only manage performance of their teams but have experience working through performance issues with their direct line managers, to drive performance and development.
  • Minimum 5 years engineering background with a trade qualification at BTEC/HNC level or equivalent
  • Health & Safety experience on IFM site(s) to NEBOSH level desirable
  • Experienced in development of stakeholder relationships at an operational and functional level
  • Has experience in managing a purchase & ledge account, looking at methods in growth and drive savings.
  • Performance management across teams and service lines, reporting and monitoring of performance
  • Financial management to ensure control of spending and budgets within the GMP

The Ideal Candidate

Facilities Manager Essential skills and experience:
  • Experience of having operated successfully within an outsourced integrated facilities management environment
  • Demonstrable track record of developing successful operational strategies across a broad portfolio of IFM services
  • Strong understanding of outsourced contracts and service management for all services and the risks associated with corporate manslaughter, security, and technical services
  • Capable of delivering compliance and understanding regulations including the ability to follow Sodexo, client and local site policies and health and safety procedures
  • Knowledge of risk and compliance processes, protocols, escalations and resolution methods
  • Contractual knowledge of services sold and implementation of operating standards
  • Ability to engage with service line experts to deliver high standards of service • Exceptional client relationship management skills
  • Proven financial acumen essential with demonstrable commercial experience and business acumen
  • Proven experience of developing profitable relationships with clients through the ability to build strong relationships and manage their expectations; including soft client relationship management skills, strong influential, interpersonal and communication skills
  • People skills, experience in people management, creating a one team approach Ability to analyse use of labour to ensure it is used in an efficient way
  • Ability to assess talent and development needs and manage performance
  • Excellent communication, influencing and facilitation skills
  • High standards of numeracy and written communication

Facilities Manager Desirable skills and Knowledge:
  • NEBOSH (or equivalent) - National General Certificate and/or Diploma
  • BIFM Qualifications - Part 2, or relevant professional development

About The Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Facilities Manager to join a reputable company that encourages career progression and offers a fantastic annual salary and company benefits.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience to carry out this role then apply today for the chance to be considered for an early interview.

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