JOB TITLE: Hard Facilities Manager


Industry : Facilities Management Job Location : City of London
Job Reference : 12664AH Job Category : Real Estate and Property
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 11/10/2016
 
Salary & Benefits : £40000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Hard Facilities Manager Central London £40k - £45k plus 15% non-contributory pension and generous benefits package We're looking for the UK's best Facilities Manager to oversee the maintenance and upgrade works at some of the country's most prestigious landmarks. Yes, we're aiming high but this is a really interesting role full of challenging projects which will mean you'll be excited to come to work every day to play a big part in shaping the future of some of the UK's most iconic buildings.


Job Description

Job Title:Hard Facilities Manager
Location:Central London
Salary:£40k - £45k plus 15% non-contributory pension and generous benefits package

The Opportunity
We're looking for the UK's best Facilities Manager to oversee the maintenance and upgrade works at some of the country's most prestigious landmarks.

Yes, we're aiming high but this is a really interesting role full of challenging projects which will mean you'll be excited to come to work every day to play a big part in shaping the future of some of the UK's most iconic buildings.

The Role
In your new Hard Facilities Manager position you'll oversee the planned and reactive M&E maintenance, compliance and specialist projects for our London multi-site estate. Reporting into the Head of Operations you'll manage a team of internal Engineers and external contractors to keep some of UK's most recognisable properties up and running.
The sites themselves encompass a wide variety of purposes, environments and challenges most of which are open to the public year round.

This is not a role for the faint hearted, the work will be interesting and really varied but all our projects need to take place under tight time deadlines and in line with other operational considerations. Some of our properties are heritage or listed buildings and others contain critical environments so there will be a lot of opportunity to develop your skill set.

As our Hard Facilities Manager you'll also manage supplier tender and contract negotiations and elements of the properties budget so you're commercial acumen will need to come into play here.

The majority of our estates are open to the public and some comprise of residences and leisure sites. Part of our company ethos is to provide an excellent level of service to these customer and our stakeholder and part of the Hard Facilities Manager will involve liaising with these customers.

We really do believe in providing the best service possible and are looking for a Hard Facilities Manager to help us deliver that.

The Candidate
If you're a multi-site Facilities Manager with an interest in historic or heritage projects we'd like to hear from you.

To really hit the ground running in your new Hard Facilities Manager role you'll need a solid technical understanding of most M&E based systems within a property maintenance or a building services style environment. The role is afforded a lot of responsibility and autonomy so you'll need to demonstrate experience of working on multi-site estates and be confident managing budgets and contracts.
If you have a background working with historic, heritage or listed buildings or in critical environments it would be viewed as highly beneficial.

As Hard Facilities Manager you be overseeing the in-house and external teams so to help you do this your people management and communication skills will be top notch. Additionally stakeholder management is a key priority for the Hard Facilities Manager role so if you have a strong customer-driven approach and are used to managing client expectations you'll go far in this role.
You need to be IT literate, ideally with experience working with CAD and a Building Management System.

Owing to the nature of the Hard Facilities Manager role you will need a consistent 7 year working history within the UK as the role will require security clearance.

The Company
We're part of one of the most recognisable organisations in the world who oversee thousands of multi-functional buildings and estates. Despite being large we pride ourselves on ensuring all our staff feel valued, from the free lunch you get on site everyday through to the jaw dropping Christmas parties we host, we know it's important you're happy in your job.
The way we care for our employees mean that people don't leave that often, so positions like the Operations Engineer role don't come up every day.

To make the most of this opportunity click "apply" now.

The Package
£40k - £45k basic salary (dependent upon experience)
15% employer contribution pension
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Complimentary lunch
Funded training schemes
Season ticket and congestion charging loan
Car lease schemes
Childcare vouchers
Discounted holiday accommodation
Major retailer discounts
Membership to a variety of sports and social clubs

Bluefire Consulting Ltd is a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.
Your application will be reviewed by the consultants of Bluefire Consulting Ltd. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

Bluefire Consulting Ltd pay excellent referral fees so if you know of someone who would be suited to this role please get in touch!

Reference: 12664AH


Job Keywords

technical facilities hard property maintenance engineer M&E mechanical electrical building listed historic heritage environment critical BMS BEMS HVAC estate grounds multi-site contract works construction supervisor NEBOSH IOSH compliance H&S London



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