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Facilities Manager

Posted 7 February by Forces Recruitment Services (FRS) Ltd Ended

EB5127 Facilities Manager

Salary: £32.000 DOE

Location: Walsall, West Midlands

Position: Permanent

We are looking to recruit an Facilities Manager to ensure that the portfolio of owned and leased offices and related accommodation is managed and maintained efficiently and provides a positive environment for colleagues and visitors. The role of Facilities Manager is a very busy position, varied and often there will be conflicting demands. This Facilities Manager will be required to travel around the borough of Walsall.

Main Responsibilities and Activities:

  • Foster and develop collaborative working partnerships with colleagues, teams, contractors and suppliers.
  • Coordinate the efficient keeping and availability of maintenance and associated records.
  • Identify and implement short and long-term projects to make the best use of workplaces and improve efficiency.
  • Coordinate planned and preventative maintenance activities in collaboration with Facilities colleagues, in-house teams and our contracted suppliers.
  • Coordinate logistics, the provision of materials and associated facilities services as a result of any office changes, refurbishment works or dilapidations.
  • Ensure the Facilities function complies with all relevant Health, Safety and Environmental Legislation.
  • Oversee all planned and preventative maintenance arrangements including any associated regulatory compliance monitoring and testing.
  • Implement strategies to optimise buildings usage and reduce energy consumption.
  • Lead the project management of office building, alterations, refurbishment or dilapidation works.
  • Respond appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and deal with the consequences.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships which will enhance service delivery.
  • Promote the interests of the company to the community and the wider housing sector.
  • Act always in the interests of the company and its customers.
  • Actively promote and demonstrate company values.

Experience / Qualifications:


  • A level 4 BIFM qualification or qualified by experience to an equivalent level.
  • Experience of Facilities Management in a multi-site environment.
  • Experience of managing maintenance and scheduled works contacts.
  • A good understanding of Health & Safety.
  • Budget management experience.
  • Experience of successful project management.
  • The ability to effectively lead and manage others.
  • The ability to form and maintain productive working relationships with internal customers and external contractors and suppliers.
  • The ability to multi-task and prioritise effectively in a demanding environment.
  • Enthusiasm and drive to create and maintain people centred, vibrant workplaces.
  • Personal and professional resilience.
  • The ability to deal with conflict in an assertive and professional manner.
  • Good IT skills.


  • Experience of using Building and Energy Monitoring and Management Systems.
  • A full driving licence.

Interested applicants in this Electrical Installation Engineer role, will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.

Reference: 34414170

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