Building & Facilities Manager | Client-Side

Location
London
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum + fantastic benefits package
Posted
27 Jun 2017
Closes
25 Jul 2017
Ref
BBBH3723
Contact
Alex Bland
Job position
General Manager, Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Building & Facilities Manager | Client-Side

Competitive basic salary plus a substantial benefits package

Mayfair, London

Job Purpose/Background:

A London-based global Hedge Fund is seeking to appoint a building and facilities manager to oversee the day to day operation of their commercial office facilities and infrastructure. The building and facilities manager will be the principle contact ensuring the effective delivery of periodic maintenance, security, cleaning, on-site catering, service charge and lease management, sub-contractor management, and liaison with the property landlord.

This is a newly created position, and would suit a dynamic and enterprising facilities and building management professional who can help create and maintain a clean, comfortable and productive working environment. In addition, this person will facilitate the growth of the business who are both increasing in staff numbers, and the office space in which they occupy - including the impending fit-out and expansion into a new floor within their current building.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the completion of fit-outs and office moves
  • Management of all the facilities monitoring systems
  • Management of the overall maintenance of the space
  • Ensure appropriate maintenance and operation of cooling systems
  • Ensure appropriate maintenance and operation of water related items (pot wash, showers etc.)
  • Ensure all key equipment is serviced / maintained to manufacturers requirements (including PAT testing etc.)
  • Ensure we remain in line with current health and safety regulations
  • Manage all the facilities contracts / relationships (building, gym, cleaning, catering etc.)
  • Ensure we have appropriately trained and designated First Aiders and Fire Wardens
  • Manage the relationship with the building landlord
  • Ensure the protection of the space through appropriate security practices, CCTV, guards, access control etc.
  • General housekeeping to ensure cleanliness of space and provision of laundered items (towels, linen, etc.)
  • Use best practice to ensure cost efficiency
  • Ensure appropriate emergency response / incident handling processes are in place

Skills/Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in facilities and building management is required
  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of office environments, including equipment maintenance, health and safety regulations, and efficiency in facilities operations
  • Strong academic track record, degree educated as a minimum (2:1 grade or above)
  • Experience in a similar finance sector or corporate office environment is an advantage

Competencies:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Results orientation
  • The ability to demonstrate a disciplined thought process and a commitment to excellence
  • Work ethic and motivation
  • Team management skills

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