Facilities Manager

Company:  Flogas Britain
Req ID:  7434
Salary:  DOE


Contract Type:  Permanent
Date Posted:  8 Jul 2024

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Job Purpose

The Facilities Manager is a newly created role at Flogas Britain to ensure our buildings, grounds and facilities are always clean and safe and we provide a modern and efficient work environment which houses Flogas Britain’s national operating teams.
The position requires a highly visible, engaging professional with a positive disposition, and someone who is solution and action-orientated. The role holder will ideally be an experienced facilities or office manager with the passion and ability to oversee a fast paced, operational office which will meet and exceed the expectations of its occupants in terms of health and safety standards, well-being and operational efficiency.
The primary objective of the role is to oversee all aspects of the building’s functions and ensure the safety and functionality of all facilities. Duties include the execution of routine safety inspections, corresponding and communicating with contractors, planning maintenance work, maintaining records. Our ideal candidate is well-versed in facilities management processes and exhibits high capability for multi-tasking and organisational ability.
Reporting to the National Health, Safety, Security & Environment Manager, the role will be working in the Syston office with only occasional travel being required.
The role can be tailored to suit the right individual and may be part time or flexible hours although with a need to have a consistent oversight of the office.



Duties and responsibilities include:
• Ensure all building facilities adhere to proper safety and hygiene standards
• Maintain equipment and building provisions to meet health and safety requirements
• Organise and plan building installations and refurbishments
• Coordinate facilities colleagues and communicate with external contractors and vendors (contractor management, CDM, RAMS review, insurance et al]
• Handle facilities related insurance requirements
• Keep building and facilities up to relevant codes and accurately follow maintenance protocols
• Operate routine safety and maintenance inspections
• Monitor interior and exterior areas of building for cleanliness and general conservation
• Prepare and implement project budgets and time-frames
• Ensure budget expenditure represents best value and is well-managed
• Comply with all health and safety policies and procedures
• Organise and support planned and unplanned maintenance and installation work as needed

• Occasionally, requirements will extend to the wider depot network of the business to utilise the role-holder’s knowledge and expertise


Job Holder Requirements

• Self-motivated and results driven, comfortable with a high degree of autonomy
• Knowledge of HVAC and other building systems
• Excellent time management and multitasking skills
• Experience planning and maintaining facility budgets
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent problem-solving ability
• Strong attention to detail
• Team player, with a positive and progressive attitude
• Fully conversant with MS 365 packages and business operating systems.
• Certified Facility Manager (CFM) credential, or equivalent
• Knowledge of Legionella written schemes of control
• Understanding of Fire Risk Assessment principles
• Safety related qualifications incl First Aider
• Familiarity or qualifications in mechanical and/or plumbing skills
• Professional leadership experience
• Contract handling experience
• Basic understanding of accounting and finance principles