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Assistant Facilities Manager

Assistant Facilities Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Operations

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30,000 - £35,000

  • Contact:

    David de Souza

  • Contact email:

    ddesouza@bridgerecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    04040

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-24

Bride Recruitment is seeking an Assistant Facilities Manager, to work within a well-established Property Management company, in the North West Midlands.
Their approach is simple. Attract and retain the best people, focus on the needs of their clients, invest in IT, systems and processes, keep their accounting team in London and focus on one core activity to ensure that all of their resources, energy and enthusiasm are dedicated to providing an unrivalled property and asset management service.
 
Role Description
 
Our client provides first-class Facility Services to prestigious portfolios across the UK. They are looking for an Assistant Facilities Manager to oversee the buildings within your assigned portfolio (a combination of commercial (office and retail) and residential (private rental) providing the highest level of service standards to client and building tenants. Our Clients FM and on-site teams are responsible for providing a range of support, working to create an environment which is fully compliant with Health, Safety & Fire and other statutory controls, promoting sustainability and good environmental practices when carrying out work across all service streams.
 
As an Assistant Facilities Manager your key responsibilities will be:
  • Promotes high level of satisfaction among property management team members and the client users by promptly responding to their service requirements.  Assures prompt response by other team members and selected contractors.
  • Provides professional support to the Facilities Manager on site or at remote sites.
  • Promotes a team working environment together with other Facilities professionals by performing the prescribed duties personally or in conjunction with other members of the team.
  • Ensures compliance minimum standards, policies and procedures established for the portfolio.  
  • Maintains overall responsibility for ensuring all building documents are accurately filed in the relevant filing system
  • Communicates regularly with the Service Desk
  • Assists the Facilities Manager in developing a close working relationship with all of the contractors and ensure they fully understand the client culture and ensure that a high-quality service is delivered.
  • The ideal candidate must have:
  • A proven track record as an Assistant or Facilities Manager
  • Effectively controls costs within own job area and awareness of those outside immediate responsibility
  • Ability to prioritise and organise workload
  • Knowledge of production and management of financial data
  • Sound health and safety knowledge
  • Good interpersonal skills, capable of communicating at all levels
  • Effective PC skills - proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Qualifications
  • Health and Safety
  • BIFM Member
  • IOSH desirable