Outstanding Facilities Manager (commercial)

Our client, a well-established, friendly and ambitious commercial property company with a varied portfolio of 1200 properties is seeking an exceptional facilities Manager to join them in their team of 20 in-house property managers and facilities staff.

This is a fantastic place to work with great benefits and staff tend to stay a long time!

Apply immediately, CV only, no cover letter


JOB TITLE: Facilities Manager

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: up to £45,000

COMPANY TYPE: Large Commercial

HOURS: 40 hours per week (8:30-5:30 roughly)

LOCATION: Highbury & Islington

CULTURE: Friendly, professional, focused and social atmosphere

General Responsibilities:

  • To deliver an appropriate property and facilities service to their tenants and customers in accordance with best industry practice, the contract terms and statutory requirements.

  • To manage on-site building managers and staff in the delivery of the facilities management service.

  • To work as part of the Commercial Property Management team, working alongside both the accounting, letting team and legal team members.

  • To attend client, contractor and tenants' meetings in connection with all aspects of the day to day property management role.

Day to Day Duties:

  • To undertake the facilities management role in connection with a number of multi-occupied properties, consisting of central London and West End office buildings, high street retail, industrial and mixed-use properties, both in the London area and Nationwide.

  • To be responsible for the preparation of the service charge budgets - to be agreed in consultation with the Head of Department and the service charge accounts team.

  • To have experience of supervising on-site staff and in the procurement of service contractors to undertake and perform maintenance and contract duties required at the properties under management.

  • To assist in the preparation of financial forecasts and annual maintenance expenditure.

  • To liaise with the accounts team on funding availability together with the managing of expenditure on a monthly basis.

  • To assist in streamlining invoices from contractors at all times.

  • To approve all invoices within the given authority limits.

  • Liaising with tenants on all matters, whether this relates to Landlord's common areas or specific parts of the tenant's accommodation.

  • To have good experience of interpreting lease clauses, liabilities and obligations.

  • Experienced in the setting up of new management instructions, with particular regard to multi-occupied service charge properties, including apportioning service charge

  • Liabilities, reviewing and setting service charge budgets.

  • A good understanding of property management accounts functions, including credit control, dealing with general tenant service charge queries and enquiries.

Health & Safety:

  • To ensure the implementation of all necessary health and safety procedures.

  • To ensure compliance with the strict Health and Safety Policy.

  • To assist in special FM related projects from time to time, including major repairs/refurbishments.

  • To undertake all other functions that may be required to comply with our procedures and all duties required to perform our contractual obligations.

Key Competencies:

� Excellent communicator, professional in approach.

� Flexible and able to effectively prioritise workload.

� Confident and persuasive.

� Substantial property management experience.

� Positive team player.

� Honest and trustworthy.

� Ability to travel in and around London (occasional travel outside London).

Please note that this job profile is not an exhaustive list of duties but merely an outline of the key components of the role. You may be required by your line manager to take on additional responsibilities when requested.

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