Facilities Manager

  • Location

    Slough, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vital Bristol Technology

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


Our client is an integrated facilities management services who provide the solutions, support, and facilities management services and they are currently looking for a Facilities Manager to be based in Slough.

Job Purpose:

To ensure compliance with the agreement between the client for the delivery of Engineering Services Maintenance and Facilities Services at their site.

Hours: 8am - 5pm

Principle Accountabilities:

  • 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 the client's management.
  • Ensure that a culture of Team Working, Task Ownership and Flexible Working is actively encouraged and implemented across the site.
  • Effectively communicate the operational management deliverables to all Supervisors, ensuring all issues and problems are reported and managed in a controlled and timely manner.
  • Evaluate data and operational performance stats on a monthly basis, ensuring a documented action plan is implemented for any out of line situations.
  • Close liaison with the client regarding the status of maintenance operations.
  • Conduct a daily meeting with Supervisors on Operational Updates (formal or informal).
  • To ensure the commercial viability and growth of the contract is achieved.
  • Champion the IMS Quality System and ensure its compliance.
  • 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

Personal Specification:

  • Proven track record of operations management in a hard services FM environment
  • Technical background, ideally in an electrical or mechanical discipline
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills
  • Proven experience in managing a team
  • Clean, full driving license
  • BIFM is desirable

Additional Information:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Car or car allowance
  • Company pension scheme
  • Car or car allowance

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.