Role details

Interim Facilities Manager

Berkshire   •   £225 - £350 per day (£58,496 - £90,993)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • 3-6 month interim role
  • Global FMCG brand

About Our Client

The business are well know brand and they have a diverse portfolio of products that are market leaders in their respective areas.

Job Description

This a broad role that encompasses a multitude of areas. The role will manage a complete facilities management service to occupants and visitors ensuring compliance with standards set

The individual will closely manage and monitor external suppliers and service providers on a day-to-day basis and to interface with internal customers to provide excellent service, including being a key player in contractor selection process.

They will have Responsibility for the day-to-day implementation and management of the soft services AOP and services including, but not limited to: work environment maintenance, small works projects, space planning, asset management, cleaning services, catering services, utilities measurement, grounds & landscaping, hospitality management, gym management, training and all other soft service related Business Services disciplines

Although the role will work with a level of autonomy, regular meeting with the line manager to gain senior sponsorship for strategies and decisions will be key and they will need to escalate appropriate issues on a ad-hoc basis.

Other duties will include:

  • Working closely with the Health, Safety and Environment Co-ordinator
  • Documenting all Business Services process for the location and contribute to the wider Business Services process Handbook.
  • Owning all soft service related administration inputs and outputs
  • Preparing the annual draft site budget for review and agreement and report upon all budget performance at agreed intervals ensuring no overspend
  • Maintaining SLA's, monitor and report upon all service and KPI performance of staff and contractors
  • Producing budget and internal reports suitable for review and circulation
  • Delivering major projects, leading mini-projects when applicable
  • Supporting the continued application of all Health & Safety process and to ensure that facilities management activities are undertaken in a safe manner e.g. implement safety procedures, ensure suppliers operate safely and in compliance with all regulations
  • Leading on day-to-day workspace planning and implementation of moves, adds & changes
  • Co-ordinating and managing all activities for direct reports ensuring that staff are supervised, coached and mentored and all training requirements are fully assessed and submitted to senior management for consideration
  • Controlling assigned areas of the facilities budget ensuring spend vs. budget is always on track or below target. Analysis of spend always up to date, accurate and available for review

The Successful Applicant

Applicants for this role should have Highly developed facilities management experience with a proven track record of successful delivery in facilities soft services management.

They will need to have a well-developed understanding of facilities and contractor management, reporting and quality management best practice and must have credible technical discipline functional sufficient to lead operations in the Business Services Manager's absence

They should have demonstrable experience of contractor supervision and achieving exceptional results via third party management and a Highly developed ability to multi task and introduce change within a facilities management environment.

It will be key to have strong collaboration skills cross-functional

They must be a results driven individual with a strong bias for action, self-motivated and can be flexible and tough as the situation demands.

Key skills must include:

  • Knowledge of ISO14001
  • Practical knowledge and application of CAFM systems (including workspace planning, CAD systems)
  • NEBOSH certificate in Health & Safety
  • Demonstrable knowledge of building, Health, Safety & Environmental regulations
  • High level understanding of service contracts and contractor management
  • Proven track record of delivery of exceptional customer service
  • Experienced people manager
  • Familiar with structured, recognised quality practice and process e.g. ISO 9001:2000

What's on Offer

The business will offer between £225-£350 per day or equivalent pro rata salary.

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