Premises Manager

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Full Time/Permanent
Facilities Management (main)
£30,000 to £39,999
£25k - 31k per year + bens
South East
East Sussex
28-11-2019 09:13 PM
26/12/2019 09:13

Large FM provider with a lot of fantastic clients, is currently looking for a Premises Manager to join the FM team in Crawley. This role will report directly to the Facilities Manager and Deputy Facilities Manager.

You will be an integral part of a small team working within an educational environment across 3 schools in the Crawley area.

The team will be required to work shifts including weekend working, varying from 6am to 10.30pm on a rota'd basis and you will be required to manage this rota and fill-in at times as required. You will also be required to be on-call to deal with any queries out of office hours.

About the role

  • Day-to-day supervision of site based team & supply chain partners, liaison with the clients and schools on both operational issues and the interface of the helpdesk and administrative support team. 
  • Direct input into Lifecycle works and budget planning
  • Unlocking / locking the college building and areas
  • Undertaking regular security checks and identifying security risks
  • Monitoring fire safety equipment and carrying out fire drills
  • Managing the CCTV equipment and policy compliance
  • Providing emergency access to the college site
  • Organising and carrying out minor improvement work e.g. erecting shelves, notice boards, redecorating, fixing etc.
  • Organising and carrying out various maintenance duties to ensure that the general upkeep and maintenance of the premises is satisfactory
  • Identifying defects and recording/repairing
  • Collecting and assembling waste for collection
  • Operating and responding to alarm systems where appropriate
  • Promoting and ensuring the health and safety of pupils, staff and visitors at all times
  • Ensuring client is compliant with all aspects of the Health and Safety at Work Act and to provide assistance on health and safety matters
  • Ensuring agreed levels of PPM are achieved and continuously improved
  • Controlling and delegating PPM tasks
  • Assisting in the preparation of project monthly reports and to represent the client at meetings to discuss performance, contributing in a positive and business-like manner as and when required.
  • Ensuring the safe and secure storage of spare parts, materials, tools and consumables and the relevant COSHH data
  • Monitoring and managing sub-contractor performance, safe systems of work etc.
  • Effectively and efficiently dealing with other client booking requests i.e. exam set up, open days, parents evenings etc
  • Ensuring all client processes and procedures are followed including:

Who are we looking for?

  • Experience of working within a similar role.
  • A proactive and flexible approach to work.
  • Excellent management and interpersonal skills.
  • Great communication skills in both written and verbal format
  • Experience of Handyperson/caretaking/cleaning/site-keeping in a school/college or similar environment
  • A means to travel between schools on a daily basis. Travel expenses will be reimbursed between sites.
  • Experience of crisis situations, be practical and reliable.
  • Experience of Health and Safety regulations and instructions. You should also be able to assess risks and complete risk assessment documentation and escalate queries or concerns when and where appropriate.
  • Working knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice/legislation
  • H&S Qualification such as IOSH is beneficial but otherwise training will be provided

The client will offer great career progression and training

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