Facilities Manager

Full Time/Permanent
Soft Services
Hard Services
Facilities Management (main)
Engineering, Maintenance
£30,000 to £39,999
£32k - 35k per year + holidays, pension
04-07-2024 10:48 AM
01/08/2024 10:49
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  • Facilities Manager
  • £32,000 - £35,000 p/a
  • Skipton
  • Immediate start

My client is recruiting for a facilities Manager to manage multi-site contract in Skipton. The role will be managing the facilities across educational sites in the area including basic hard services and soft services. You will manage a team of caretakers, engineers and subcontractors who will complete basic maintenance and also be responsible for the security, cleaning and upkeep of the schools. Team performance and motivation is key in this role, looking to improve the estate's compliance and planned/reactive maintenance performance as well as small project through a proactive approach. You will work alongside a health a safety manager.


      Pension between 19 and 24% employer contribution.

  • Excellent holiday allowance including the opportunity to buy additional annual leave.
  • Extra holidays - 2 weeks closure over Christmas.
  • Opportunity for promotion and growth in the role.
  • Free gym membership.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Free on-site car parking.
  • Discounts and benefit schemes.
  • On site discounted café.

Key responsibilities:

      Provide direct line management to caretakers, engineers and grounds staff on site.

  • Responsible for all KPI's and SLA's of the team.
  • Manager the Cleaning subcontractor to provide a full and excellent service.
  • Ensure all maintenance jobs are logged and managed in timely manner - looking to develop and improve the current system around this.
  • 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.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A strong FM background - ideally in education or complex estates.
  • Able to pass an enhanced DBS check.
  • Proactive thinker who likes to actively improve performance.
  • Someone who can deal with a complex and changeable workload in an agile manner.
  • Experience working in a large estate or multi-site contract.
  • Someone who is willing to jump in and get involved in a hands on manner should it be required.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Excellent communicator.


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