Regional Assistant Facilities Manager

Posted 12 June by Integrated Pathology Partnerships Easy Apply

Job Description

SYNLAB Group have an exciting opportunity for a Regional Assistant Facilities Manager to join the team. This is a regional role covering our businesses within the South West and South Wales including; Southwest Pathology Services Limited (SPS) covering 3 sites within Taunton, Somerset; Torrance Diamond Diagnostics Services (TDDS) Exeter, Devon; Bridge Pathology Ltd, Bristol, SYLAB Laboratories Services, Abergavenny and Lextox Drug & Alcohol Testing based in Cardiff, Wales.

Duties include:

  • Be first point of contact - externally and internally, for facilities management and health and safety issues.
  • Manage local health and safety requirements.
  • Manage the access and paperwork of contractors to site via the Admin team
  • Manage all site HSE requirements and operational process are followed.
  • To have communication skills sufficient to liaise with Trust Facilities management to strategic manager level
  • To understand FM responsibilities relating to Business Continuity Planning including specific FM Action cards and Business Impact Analyses.
  • Manage and organise AED Training and equipment monitoring
  • Assist with Financial administration, including raising purchase orders and checking
  • Manage and coordinate the supply of local consumables and small equipment
  • Develop frameworks within a quality management system to manage and evidence all aspects of facilities management using the asset, document and occurrences modules in Q-Pulse. Use Q-Pulse training/people module to monitor training and competency requirements associated with both H&S and facilities

Essential Skills and Experience


  • Appropriate graduate/post graduate qualifications specific to job role (e.g. NEBOSH/IOSH and relevant facilities qualifications)
  • BIFM Qualification Level 4 or evidence of equivalent qualification and experience,
  • Ability to show initiative and with good decision-making skills.
  • Can demonstrate excellent communications skills to a wide audience (client, 3rd party, management), highly competent with English language both written, verbal and read.
  • Can show flexibility to work approach and change tasks when priorities change.
  • Can work under pressure and respond to operational need
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, a starter/finisher
  • Expert interpretive and diagnostic skills.
  • Expert knowledge of computer applications including Procurement systems, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Statistical Packages
  • Expert knowledge of National guidelines and protocols relating to pathology, Procurement and Facilities Management
  • Knowledge of Major Incident Plan
  • High degree of accuracy and numeracy
  • RCA training
  • Report writing and ability to present to senior operational management
  • Able to influence and comment with costumers, clients and suppliers.
  • Ability to travel to multi-site locations in SW and South Wales.


  • Can demonstrate an intermediate level of understanding of how a commercial building works, what type of equipment, plant would be used and what it’s for.
  • Experience of Q-Pulse QMS.
  • Knowledge of CAPA methodology.
  • Can demonstrate what working in an accredited organisation means for FM related issues including working to H&S standards

Required skills

  • Commercial Awareness
  • Facilities Management
  • Health Safety

Reference: 34625559

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