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Facilities Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Derby, Derbyshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/01/2018
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
Are you an energetic and enthusiastic individual who really knows their way around office buildings, systems, operations and the organisation required to deliver an effective, safe and pleasant environment for our people?

We are a technology-based business designing, creating and delivering innovative software and systems that primarily support the rail industry. Due to our continuing success and development, we are now looking for a motivated, experienced and flexible individual to be responsible for the management and enhancement of facilities, services and processes that support our core business.

We strive to maintain a safe, pleasant and productive environment that our colleagues and clients enjoy spending time in, investing heavily in our buildings. It is important to us to maintain the condition, enhance where appropriate and protect our investment - this is the focus of your responsibilities for day-to-day facilities operations in our Derby HQ and London satellite offices.

The 'Bricks and Mortar' of Your Role…
Whilst you will manage and coordinate the facilities that ensure we can safely operate and deliver, the role requires you to have practical skills, experience and ability to carry out hands-on tasks. Responsibilities include:

* project management and supervising and coordinating the work of contractors;
* coordinating, planning and where necessary managing essential centralised services such as
o reception
o security
o building and plant maintenance
o building cleaning
o waste disposal and recycling;
* managing work and projects to ensure minimum disruption to core activities;
* ensuring our buildings meet health and safety requirements and legislation compliant;
* keeping staff safe in our environments;
* planning best allocation and utilisation of space in our current premises;
* checking that agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily and following up on any deficiencies;
* responding appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and dealing with the consequences;
* managing the day-to-day work of the Facilities Assistant

Skills & Abilities

* interpersonal, relationship-building and networking abilities;
* procurement, commercial and negotiation;
* the ability to multi-task and prioritise your workload;
* effective time management;
* successful project management;
* team work;
* a practical, flexible and innovative approach to work.
* A full driving licence is required for travel between sites using company vehicles.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience of customer-centric service delivery alongside technical ability is essential including:
* Facilities management experience in multi-site office buildings
* Experience of refurbishment project management in occupied buildings
* A record of successful contract negotiation and commercial awareness
* Contract and supply chain management experience
* Resource management experience
* Ability to perform/document appropriate assessment of risks in the built environment

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Whilst not essential, a Facilities Management qualification would be a distinct advantage.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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