Facilities Manager

Full Time/Permanent
Facilities Management (main)
£40,000 to £49,999
£38311.00 - £41216.00 per annum
London West End
London
TFM-P1780
03-11-2020 02:23 PM
2020-12-03
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A facilities manager is required for a unique Grade 1 listed estate in Central London. The Facilities team play a crucial role in the maintenance of this Grade 1 listed estate, ensuring the heritage of the estate is maintained and enabling the work of all staff and activities. As Facilities Manager, you will work closely with the Head of Facilities Management to provide a well managed environment for our residents, community, staff and visitors. You will be responsible for assisting with the development and ensuring the implementation of Health and Safety compliance and the successful delivery of facilities services across the estate. You will manage a team of facilities co-ordinators With experience of effective contractor and facilities management systems, you will be highly organised and efficient and able to prioritise and keep track of multiple projects. You must be confident dealing with a diverse range of stakeholders, each requiring a different approach, you will have a passion for delivering professional and high-quality facilities services with a "can-do" attitude and a flexible approach.


Main Responsibilities


  • Ensure the proactive management of all hard and soft facilities tasks. This includes providing seamless support and management for all soft and hard FM services including, but not limited to office moves, PPM, reactive maintenance, office services and ensuring safety compliance. Ensure that all planned and reactive maintenance is undertaken and completed within agreed schedules, frequencies, and statutory requirements.
  • Manage all facilities contractors to ensure they are meeting SLA’s. Manage, query and follow up FM tasks.
  • Manage the Facilities Helpdesk on a day-to-day basis ensuring requests, complaints and questions via telephone, e-mail or in person are acknowledged and acted upon within appropriate timelines and are escalated where required.
  • Support and develop best practice standards, procedures, processes and expectations and deliver them to provide a first-class work experience.
  • Ensure consistently high levels of customer service are delivered for all Hard and Soft Service Facilities and Maintenance issues.
  • Ensure the Lambeth Palace estate is managed to a high standard ensuring all areas are well presented, safe, secure and compliant for all visitors, residents and staff alike.
  • Manage, review and regularly ensure all security measures are in place and communicated to staff and visitors.
  • Ensure all works undertaken across the Lambeth Palace estate are assessed and authorised before any undertakings.
  • Working closely with the Hospitality team to ensure events are assessed properly and robust H&S procedures are in place.
  • Manage, organising and updating the health and safety records and systems. Managing compliance and best practice in the following areas: asbestos management, fire control management, water systems management, working at height, electrical compliance, mechanical compliance, PUWER regulations, lifts, Powered gate safety, tree safety, and H&S inspections.
  • Liaise regularly with contractors, making sure disruption to the residents, staff and Hospitality is minimised and work is completed as quickly as possible.
  • Ensure effective communication with residents, staff and Hospitality team on all work affecting the estate., especially out of hours work
  • Monitoring and reporting the environmental impact and initiating methods to improve sustainability.
  • Assisting the Head of Facilities Management in financial/budgetary management, including verifying and arranging payment of contractor™ invoices and reporting on the annual budget.

Skills and Experience


  • Hold NEBOSH General Certificate.
  • Highly organised and efficient; able to prioritise and keep track of multiple projects.
  • Experience of leading a team of facilities professionals to ensure that a diverse range of work is carried out.
  • Ability, enthusiasm and willingness to work as part of a team, giving direction when required within a supportive environment.
  • Possess effective time management skills including planning to achieve around fixed deadlines. Proactive approach to problem solving. Excellent communication skills
  • Tactful and diplomatic, with the ability to handle confidential matters.
  • Able to be flexible and adaptable when required.
  • Possess an inspiring leadership style and has a naturally engaging style


All CVs must be in English and in Word.

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