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Facilities Manager

  • Job reference: JAMC710
  • Location: Redbridge, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Facilities Managers
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in East London is looking for a Facilities Management Operations Manager to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency contract and the successful candidate must have a qualification in Facilities Management (ideally be chartered with BIFM), have extensive Operations Management experience, experience with both Hard and Soft FM and ideally extensive experience in local authority/public sector roles.

The main purpose of the role is to lead the day to day delivery of all hard and soft Facilities Management Services across the Council's operational estate, ensuring the effective and safe operation of all operational buildings for the benefits of service users, visitors and staff.
You will also be required to manage maintenance, improvement and compliance works across the estate, managing contractors and project teams as required.

The main responsibilities of the role will include the following;

All elements of management of Facilities in-house staff including performance management, target setting and quality monitoring taking corrective action as required
Contribute to the development of the Council's Facilities Management and Asset Management strategies and policies to ensure an excellent, consistent and customer driven service is delivered across the Council's operational portfolio
Ensure that all buildings are open and closed as required and that daily building inspections are undertaken and all issues logged at the earliest opportunity
Manage Facilities Assistants to undertake a programme of minor works/light maintenance tasks (i.e. painting, replacing light tubes, unblocking toilets, rehanging doors etc) in an efficient and cost effective manner
Ensure that all Council owned buildings comply with relevant legislation and that appropriate systems and processes are in place to maintain compliance and identify any potential issues at the earliest possible opportunity

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes;

5 years FM management experience in a similar role
IWFM Level 5
Membership of BIFM
Experience in the management and delivery of Facilities Management services to time, cost and quality
Knowledge of modern facilities management methods and how to apply them

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such, are offering £30 - £35 p/hr Umbrella Ltd (approx. £710 - £800 NET p/week after deductions) for the duration of the role. If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

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