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ASSISTANT FACILITIES MANAGER - BLUE CHIP RETAILER

Posted 8 March by Detail 2 Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Assistant Facilities Manager - Blue Chip Retailer - Job Summary

Excellent opportunity to join a top performing Facilities Management team within a leading retailer. We are looking for a driven Assistant Facilities Manager with a proven track record within "Hard" Facilities Management that has great commercial awareness and the ability to motivate and inspire a team.

This is a great opportunity for a motivated individual who is keen to build their team, improve standards and improve communication across a number of services. Somebody who works well in a challenging environment with an eye for detail and the ability to build excellent relationships.

Assistant Facilities Manager - Blue Chip Retailer - Role Responsibility

The position takes a key role in the Facilities Management team - ensuring productive and effective operation with a key focus on Hard Facilities Management.

  • Ensure that facilities at each of the company’s sites remains in a quality, safe and effective condition
  • Oversee any planned maintenance ensuring legal compliance across the group
  • Alongside the Facilities Manager, oversee contractor relationship management, including contract negotiation, SLA Management and Budget Control
  • Working with the procurement team on FM service contract management
  • Drive continuous improvement on the overall scope of facilities management
  • Asset Management
  • Monitor and all work done by external contractors and inspectors
  • Identify and explore new opportunities for the overall approach for the business in relation to facilities management standards and procedures
  • Ensure close relationships with the retail operations team to monitor any and all maintenance issues
  • Ensure any third party damage is properly inspected and claimed back against the appropriate insurance channels
  • Drive strong levels of communication across various departments internally as well as external contractors and suppliers

Assistant Facilities Manager - Blue Chip Retailer - The Ideal Candidate

  • Extensive Facilities Management experience - in particular within 'hard' facilities management services
  • Experienced use of maintenance management systems ideally FSI Evolution
  • Experience in compiling specifications for FM and Tender accounts
  • High levels of working knowledge in legislative areas including
  • Asbestos, Fire and Electrical reports
  • Budget Management experience - essential
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills as well as a keen eye for detail
  • Strong organisational and IT skills

Detail2Retail is acting as an employment agency. We are the chosen recruitment partner for many of the UKs leading Retailers.

Reference: 34641918

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