Facilities Manager Job Description

Facilities Manager Job Description

Role: Facilities Manager

Location: London

Job Type: Full-time; Permanent

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Facilities Manager to oversee and ensure services are provided efficiently and to a high standard to run smoothly. You will be responsible for preserving the good condition of infrastructure and ensuring that facilities are safe and well functioning.

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee tendering of contracts process
  • Review and implement procedural adjustments in facilities and in the office
  • Liaise with the landlord and building manager over service budgets and office alterations
  • Facilitate routine office moves and refurbishments including allocation of resource, liaison with other departments, detailed space planning and maintaining the space allocation spreadsheets and plans with names, as required.
  • Oversee and liaise with external contractors as well as inductions to site
  • Liaise with property management team and Landlord as required
  • Oversee inventory and supplies for the building
  • Control and monitor all contractor documentation, regarding permits, risk assessments and method statements
  • Lead major and minor office changes and moves

Person specification:

  • Proven experience as facilities manager or relevant position
  • Good knowledge of building methods and regulations
  • Excellent management skill with the ability to manage self, others and workloads
  • Well-versed in technical/engineering operations and facilities management best practices
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and finance principles

Desirable Skills / Expertise:

  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving skills and decision-making ability
  • Good team player
  • Good work ethic
  • Ability to adapt to situations quickly and have good time management