Corporate facilities manager

Job Title: Corporate facilities manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-03-15 00:00:00
Reference: 748101437
Contact Name: Jason Slattery
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 15, 2019 12:22

Job Description

What is the purpose of this role?

Pertemps are delighted to be working with one of its key clients within the Utilities sector. Due to expansion of their Supply & Logistics teams they have a number of new opportunities to join them on their journey.

We are currently seeking a dynamic individual to oversee the management of their facilities contracts & services to assure performance, business continuity, engagement, and health & safety is maintained.

Supporting the Estates and Facilities Manager, you will ensure their corporate offices receive safe, secure, and sustainable support to provide a great place to work. You will also ensure the workplace environment is efficient, effective and meets the needs of the business.

This role will require you to facilities manage the day to day operational delivery of corporate facility services, estates maintenance, compliance, and other property change projects. You will be part of a team delivering a step-change in the perception of facility services and will have the drive to deliver customer satisfaction.

What makes this role unique?

Are you a passionate and highly energised, commercially-minded individual seeking a new challenge? We're looking for inspiring people, like you, to join an industry leading Commercial team and be at the forefront of change across the business.

This is an interesting role, providing you with the opportunity to work on complex contracts spanning across multiple sites. The travel involved and the people you engage with means no one day is the same.

What will this role involve?

You will take direct responsibility and accountability for managing stakeholders and suppliers, ensuring that there is continuous improvement in standards of safety, quality, time and cost.

You will be the trusted advisor for all matters relating to the estates & facilities at each property as well as championing change and new ways of working across your sites.

You will be the primary interface between your customers (building occupants) and the suppliers.

You will ensure that the supplier's deliver to their highest standards in safety and services, fulfilling all contractual obligations and are perceived by the stakeholders as always acting in our best interest.

What skills are we looking for?

Do you have or are working towards a IWFM (was BIFM) qualification (or equivalent)? Have you worked across multiple locations in a corporate environment? If the answer is yes, apply now!

With an emphasis on customer service, you will have great communications, negotiation & influencing skills and experience of managing stakeholders to develop a collaborative relationship with suppliers.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who will breathe life into the role and be able to work under pressure in a reactive environment.

Experience of managing the delivery of hard and soft facilities services is a must.

We are seeking those with demonstrable knowledge of building compliance requirements within a corporate real estate setting; and experience of managing corporate facilities and monitoring and maintaining compliance

Certificate in IOSH, NEBOSH and an in depth understanding of Statutory Compliance would be advantageous but not essential, as well as IWFM (was BIFM) Level 4 qualification or equivalent and ONC/HNC or equivalent qualification in Electrical, Mechanical or Building Services discipline.

This operational role will involve travel to other sites; therefore a full UK driving license is essential.

Information & Salary

This role is based at their Reading head office with a salary of up to £43,000 PA dependant on your skills and experience. A car allowance is provided with this role due to the travel required.

There are a number of company benefits including a generous contributory pension up to 12%, 26 days holiday, healthcare, annual bonus, season ticket loans and paid volunteering days and so much more!