Facilities Manager

  • Location

    Swansea, Wales

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £28000 - £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vital Bristol Technology

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Client:


Our client is one of the UK's largest property companies, owning and managing a £6bn portfolio and they are currently looking for a Facilities Manager to be based in Swansea.

Principle Accountabilities:
*You will be required to carry out audits and monitor the performance of the hard and soft supply chain
*The operational management and development of all scoped works and tasks through effective and efficient use and control of resources. The performance, initiatives and achievements emanating from these aims are to be effectively recorded and communicated to our client's management.
*Effectively communicate the operational management deliverables to all Supervisors, ensuring all issues and problems are reported and managed in a controlled and timely manner.
*To ensure the commercial viability and growth of the contract is achieved.
*Ensure a program of initiatives and achievements are maintained and kept on record.
*To attend formal site meetings with the client.
*Initiate the standards and review the forward planning of maintenance activities to ensure adequate manpower loading and effective use of shutdown availability.
*Ensure all aspects of inventory management including the storage of adequate critical spaces.
*Ensure quality performance through auditing of staff in the performance of their tasks - workmanship, housekeeping and customer satisfaction.
*Operation of emergency response procedure including escalation requirements and liaison.
*Ensure a culture of safe working is developed within the team and sub-contractors.
*Compliance with all aspects of Site Safety & Quality.
*Ensure sub-contractor visit controls and responsibilities are undertaken in accordance with specific agreements, works and frequencies, ensuring effective audits and performance reporting.
*Agree to undertake Authorised Person status and associated responsibilities.
*To ensure that technical staff induction and technical training including the delivery of H&S Tool Box Talks are undertaken.

*Conduct staff performance appraisal of direct reports and subsequent training and development requirements.
*Accident investigation, reporting and instigation of corrective actions.
*Ensure compliance with Safe Systems of Work including Permit to Work systems and isolation procedures.
*Via agreed arrangements proactively develop and or, assist the Client in
*Critical plant replacements
* Emergency procedures planning
*Contingency planning
*Strategic review of maintenance techniques, toward-run time and condition based maintenance.
*Continuous review of sub contracted works
*Activity risk assessment
* Integration and Partnership Team Building.

Personal Specification

You must have experience of working within a similar role and have experience of both hard and soft services
*Relevant Further/Higher Education
*Relevant professional qualification/experience within an FM corporate environment
*Experienced people manager. Have good leadership, team building and communication skills
*Good interpersonal and customer relationships
*Experience in supplier management
*Experienced at managing budgets
*Hold a valid driving licence
*Recognised HSSE qualification ( IOSH,NEBOSH)
*Good presentation and communication skills

If you do not hear from us within seven days, then your application has not been successful on this occasion. We may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.