Facilities Manager

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Full Time/Permanent
Soft Services
Facilities Management (main)
Engineering, Maintenance
£30,000 to £39,999
£36k per year + pension, holidays, promotion
South West
21-11-2023 10:38 AM
19/12/2023 10:39

  • Facilities Manager
  • £36,000
  • Swindon - SN2

My client is recruiting for a facilities Manager to manage multi-site contract in Swindon SN2. The role will be managing the facilities across 3 educational sites in the area including basic hard services and soft services. You will manage a team of caretakers and who will open and close the schools, complete basic maintenance and also be responsible for the security and upkeep of the schools. You will also be in charge of the grounds maintenance staff who will look after the grounds and gardens. Working alongside the cleaning manager, the FM will be responsible for the smooth running of the school buildings.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide direct line management to caretakers and grounds staff on site.
  • Responsible for all KPI's and SLA's of the team.
  • Work alongside the Cleaning Manager and Maintenance Manager to provide a full and excellent service for the client.
  • Ensure safe systems of work are implemented at all times.
  • Management of rota's, non-attendance, return to work interviews and disciplinary procedures.
  • Frequent recorded monitoring/audit of sites to review standards and performance
  • Ensure Risk Assessments / Method Statements are in place
  • Ensure service delivery is in accordance with the contract and budgets
  • Manage all HR issues within your teams in accordance with corporate policies and consultation with your line manager, local HR contact and central HR.
  • Ensure all appropriate CRB clearance and any relevant training is fulfilled in accordance with role requirements
  • Work with others e.g. compliance manager to improve customer service via continuous improvement plans.


  • 25 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday (ability to buy and sell annual leave also)
  • 6% contributory pension
  • 45p per mile for milage
  • Good opportunity for promotion
  • Life insurance
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A strong FM background - ideally managing caretakers
  • Able to pass an enhanced DBS check
  • Experience working in a large estate or multi-site contract
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent communicator

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