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Facilities Manager

  • Job reference: JAMC711
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Facilities Managers
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in Lancashire is looking for a Facilities 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 experience with large portfolios, a strong background of Health and Safety and ideally extensive experience in local authority/public sector roles.

The main purpose of the role is to support the Senior Facilities Manager in delivering excellence in the operational management aspects across the portfolio and to assist in managing premises compliance for a large portfolio of sites, in line with statutory health and safety responsibilities.

The main responsibilities of the role will include the following;

To deliver a high quality facilities management service to the County Council's county-wide area office buildings ensuring that day to day and planned maintenance of the sites provides a safe and accessible working environment for users of the buildings
To plan, implement and monitor the provision of mobile and site facilities support and external contractor support and ensure adequate resources are available at all times to deliver service responsibilities.
To deputise for the Senior Facilities Manager and any other County Area Operations Managers as and when required in periods of absence or to jointly support the implementation of property change projects.
To ensure that service contract performance and monitoring of systems for areas offices are operating effectively through liaison with colleagues across multiple teams.
To provide professional expertise and guidance to colleagues within FM and across other professions both within the County Council and with external contractors as and when required.

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

Professional FM qualification or demonstrable experience
IOSH or NEBOSH Health & Safety Certification
Membership of BIFM (Ideally)
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 £17.50 p/hr Umbrella Ltd (approx. £460 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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