Facilities Manager

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Full Time/Permanent
Estates, Property
Hard Services
Facilities Management (main)
£20,000 to £29,999
£27,750 per year + pension, training, holidays
13-06-2022 10:06 AM
11/07/2022 10:06

  • Facilities Manager
  • £27,750
  • Leeds based

We are currently recruiting for a Technical Facilities Assistant to work for a socially conscious business who manage a wide property portfolio across Yorkshire. Based out of the Leeds head office (and working from home), you will work as part of the facilities team and provide technical support to the property site managers ensuring they have the skills and knowledge to efficiently run the building and its assets. The role this is a good opportunity to get your foot in the door with a supportive and ethical local business but great promotional opportunities. 

Working alongside the Estates Manager and another Facilities Manager, you will be the technical assistance for 17 sites - covering from Darlington to Sheffield but with most of the sites in the Leeds area. There will be some travel with the role so you'll need to have access to a vehcicle and be able to drive.

In terms of assistance, you will help the sites with their building and asset compliance checks, provide guidance on building issues and efficiencies across the estate - this could range from helping fix something on site to PPM audits, H+S guidance, negotiating contracts for energy, helping to manage subcontractors of managing on site projects. A sound understanding of health and safety, compliance and energy efficiency in buildings is advantagous. This is a really interesting and varied role with good chance for career advancement and training. 

Duties of the role include:

  • Collate and monitor Service & Maintenance information and compliance
  • Coordinate and monitor the procurement of service and maintenance contracts.
  • Coordinate and monitor the procurement of utility services and providers.
  • Carry out and monitor Health & Safety and Facilities audits.
  • Support and respond to general queries on Health & Safety.
  • Collate and monitor Health & Safety information and compliance from offices and residential
  • Assist in the setting up new premises, including office moves, refurbishments and alterations to offices and residential hostels.
  • Monitor and update office leases and licence agreements for rent reviews, renewals and break clauses.
  • Support with, and respond to general queries on repairs, maintenance and replacements of office equipment and fixtures and fittings.

The role is working 9am - 5pm, 37.5 hours a week.

The benefits package for the role is generous including 33 days holidays (including bank hols) rising to 38 days after 2 years.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Good working knowledge of technical building services
  • Good technical literacy of Microsoft Applications e.g. Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook
  • Ability to undertake regular physical moving and handling, lifting, carrying and bending (subject to DDA modification where necessary)
  • Ability to prioritise and manage time to meet building user requirements
  • Have access to a car for work purposes and hold a full current UK driving licence
  • Basic knowledge of Environmental principles
  • Good with admin and paperwork

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