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Facilities Manager

  • Salary: Benefits
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted:
    23 May 2017
  • Job reference: BBBH28547
Group Facilities Manager – Permanent - Leicester
Working for one of the UK’s leading financial services companies, my client is currently recruiting for a Group Facilities Manager, with experience in project management based in the Leicester area. This is a wide ranging role that will cover both the physical management of a large portfolio of facilities whilst also providing strategic direction to the business.

The Role
The main focus of this role is to develop and manage FM strategies that will drive continuous improvement of the office facilities, health and safety and contractor management. You will also be involved in supplier management across a range of areas in the business including company car fleet and travel systems. You will be tasked with managing multiple projects concurrently that will cover all aspects of FM.
The business is currently undergoing a category B fit out of a new office facility and this role will take a central part in this, ensuring the environment being developed is appropriate for use by leading, coordinating and planning essential central services such as security, maintenance, archiving, cleaning, waste disposal and recycling.
You will also be responsible for responding effectively to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and dealing with the consequences. This will include co-coordinating call out cover for out of office burglar alarm breaches, supporting disaster recovery plans along with ensuring there is sufficient knowledge and training within the company at large.

The Candidate
Candidates will be experienced FM professionals with a track record in leading, developing and managing multiple discipline departments ideally within a facilities environment. You will have experience in developing commercial strategies, business plans and budgets, building and sustaining positive client relationships.
Project management skills are a must, candidates with a demonstrable track record of delivering multiple, mission critical projects on time and to budget will be looked upon favorably.
Whilst formal qualifications are not essential for this post, facilities management (BIFM) and project management (PRINCE 2) qualifications along with a relevant degree or equivalent would be looked upon favorably.
You will have a full UK driving license and will be comfortable travelling as part of the role.

The Company
My client are one of the UK’s leading providers of wealth management and financial services. In over 25 years they have enjoyed growth across the market and now have 9 offices across the UK delivering class leading service to their clients. They are accredited by investors in People and pride themselves on having positive and rewarding worked environment along with a great benefits package covering health and well being, finance, and lifestyle.

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