Head of FM

  • Job Reference: 277997/1LT/EL
  • Date Posted: 21 August 2020
  • Recruiter: Metzger Search & Selection
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £70,000 to £75,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Executive benefits
  • Sector: Facilities Management
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Head of FM
Location: London
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 per annum + executive benefits
Our client is a leading operator in the residential and commercial space sector who is looking for someone to provide and maintain a best in class building and facilities management service for their extensive development.
The Head of FM will manage an in-house and contracted building management resource, to ensure the delivery of the highest quality upkeep and maintenance of all communal areas, engineering, health and safety and soft services within agreed cost parameters, resulting in an unparalleled customer service experience.
The successful, industrious candidate will be polished and professional, with a natural propensity for attention to detail and used to managing an extensive workload.
Key responsibilities include:
*Managing the in-house and outsourced operational technical and maintenance functions, ensuring the highest quality of service at all times;
*Procuring services for the management of buildings, driving continual service level improvements;
*Producing life cycle costings/major refurbishment programmes and budgets for both properties and communal areas;
*Ensuring works are delivered on-time and within budget;
*Developing a business defined maintenance model based on usage, run hours and criticality;
*Supporting the design of building management systems to ensure appropriate centralised monitoring and control over all critical services, to drive operational efficiency and reduce costs wherever possible without compromising quality and service;
*Promoting an innovative and continuously improving approach to facilities management with a particular focus on the use of digitisation of the maintenance and operations of assets and to have a desire to be ahead of the curve on future digital technologies within Real Estate;
*Ensuring full compliance with current and proposed fire and life safety legal requirements and Health & Safety, and ensuring all works have the appropriate H&S Risk Assessments and comply with CDM Regulations and any other statutory requirements.

The successful candidate will have:

*An HNC, HND, degree or equivalent qualification in facilities management or a related engineering qualification;
*A professional membership of an organisation such as BIFM and ideally other related qualifications such as NEBOSH, energy management, waste and cleaning or a general management certification;
*Proven experience in a senior role managing aspects of engineering, facilities or building services for a significant facility either estate-wide, multiple buildings or separate site responsibility;
*Strong leadership skills, with experience of managing teams and a maintenance operation;
*Experience of procurement, in particular the process of tendering facilities services, performance indicator evaluation and motivation.

If you have a proven track record of creating significant added value through transformational facilities management, experience of managing large and complex projects of a similar size and value, can demonstrate the ability to effectively delegate, empower and offer support with one's own team and to other teams in the business and have an appreciation and understanding of customer needs in designing and specifying projects, resulting in high levels of customer satisfaction, then we would be delighted to hear from you. Please send your CV in a WORD format, quoting reference 277997/1/LT/EL. Please give details of your current remuneration package and your availability. We regret we cannot take telephone enquiries relating to this vacancy, due to the high level of responses expected.