Facilities Manager

Job Title: Facilities Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bradford
Salary: £30000 - £34000
Start Date: 2019-07-02 00:00:00
Reference: SDX/TP/RF3212/ML
Contact Name: Magita Lauder
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 02, 2019 11:32

Job Description

I am looking for a capable Soft Services Facilities Manager to join our team in Bradford to oversee service delivery to our client. A Health & Safety qualification, sound business sense and a solid track record in Facilities Management. We are looking for a very articulate and resilient professional who is a keen team player.

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Main responsibilities
  • Ensure local delivery of IFM services
  • Support in the delivery / implementation of the business strategy / objectives for client’s and site-specific objectives
  • Ensuring all Sodexo personnel are fully trained and competent to deliver the scope of works they are assigned for
  • Ensure full compliance to statutory, legislative and client-specific requirements / SOPs
  • Act as the primary representative of Sodexo for all services within our defined operating area by the effective management of all Managers to ensure the delivery of both qualitative and quantitative results
  • Foster long term profitable relationships as a strategic partner with Clients to enhance existing business and proactively identify new business opportunities delivering operational excellence
  • Motivate and lead a high performing team
  • Total accountability (financially and operationally) and responsibility for the entire site and all services
  • Innovation and initiatives key part of business operations, hold formal monthly reviews with clients
Ideal candidate
  • Soft Services background
  • H&S Qualification – IOSH, RIPHH
  • IT literate – Microsoft
  • People Management experience
  • Ability to interpret and utilise financial information
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Previous experience of operational management in a similar environment
  • Proven experience of developing profitable relationships for multi-site contracts  
  • Broad commercial FM experience and business acumen, knowledge of external industry developments & Contract development models
  • Experienced in leading company initiatives and change management processes  
  • Experience in identifying and selling organic business growth
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