Purpose and Primary Role:
Facilities managers are involved in both strategic planning and day-to-day operations, areas of responsibility include: machinery maintenance, building and grounds maintenance, utilities and communications infrastructure, health and safety, security and cleaning
- Supervising and coordinating the work of contractors
- Managing and leading change to ensure minimum disruption to core activities
- Directing, coordinating and planning essential central services such as security, maintenance, mail, archiving, waste disposal and recycling
- Ensuring the building meets health and safety requirements and that facilities comply with legislation
- Looking after staff and their well-being
- Checking that agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily and following up on any deficiencies
- Responding appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and dealing with the consequences.
- Good practical and technical skills
- Strong communication skills
- The ability to work quickly and under pressure
- The ability to manage a varied workload
- Good problem-solving and analytical skills
- The initiative to work on your own or as part of a team
- Good understanding and awareness of health and safety legislation
Health & Safety;
- All staff are required to use energy resources efficiently and sparingly.
- Recycle waste where appropriate and prevent/report any wasteful practices.