Facilities Manager

UK-London
2 weeks ago
# of Openings
1
Brand
Wilmington plc

Company Outline

 

Wilmington

 

Wilmington plc is a dynamic and expanding company with a common aim – turning knowledge into advantage. We provide information and training to professional business markets within the Risk & Compliance, Finance, Legal and Insight sectors. We enable professionals and their organisations to enhance performance by providing high quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. Our services are underpinned by our core values of enhancing, enabling, collaborating and innovating.

Main Purpose of Role

The role of the Facilities Manager (FM) is to organize and manage the Facilities team and the management of the services and processes undertaken in support of the business. To ensure we provide the most suitable working environment for our employees and activities. To focus on best practice, improving efficiency, reducing operating costs and increasing productivity.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Management & development of the team
  • To ensure that the operational requirements are met and exceeded where possible in relation to:
    • RISK & Compliance – Fire Safety, Periodic, DSE, PAT etc.
    • Property – Dilapidations, refurbishments, office moves
    • Support Services – Security, Access, Reception
  • Liaise, collaborate and solicit within Wilmington to discuss their current and future requirements and additional departmental services;
  • Ensure that the team members are sufficiently trained and have appropriate resources making recommendations to the H of FM as appropriate;
  • Monitor and assess the tracking systems (JIRA) are utilised effectively and all work is recorded, progressed and completed effectively;
  • Undertake other duties as required
  • Provide high quality services ensuring all needs of the customer are met effectively
  • Positive feedback both internally and externally on the professional execution of the duties required
  • Enhance the scope of the services provided by the department
  • Learning & growth, self & team
  • Financially astute and show cost effectiveness
  • Have a reputation for trust, accuracy & reliability as well as timely and efficient responses

 

Skills and Experience Required

The person in this role:

This confident person will be systematic and logical in their approach, a good communicator, adaptable, positive, enthusiastic and outgoing, but be able to work within procedures.  This helpful person is at ease with meeting new people having the ability to influence, maintain goodwill and create good impressions.  As a manager they will be supportive and motivating, encouraging communication, creating a participative and involved atmosphere.

 

Expectations:

  • Provide high quality services ensuring all needs of the customer are met effectively
  • Positive feedback both internally and externally on the professional execution of the duties required
  • Enhance the scope of the services provided by the department
  • Learning & growth, self & team
  • Financially astute and show cost effectiveness
  • Have a reputation for trust, accuracy & reliability as well as timely and efficient responses

 

The skills and experience required:

  • A minimum of 5 GCSE’s grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Proven experience of working in a similar role
  • Exceptional communication and relationship-building skills, both internally and externally
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
  • Proven experience of managing teams
  • Experience of ‘outsourcing contracts’
  • Excellent IT skills, including high level Word, Excel, Acrobat & In-Design. 

 

We are focused on ensuring that Wilmington remains a great place to work. We value our people and we continue to invest in their career development. We encourage learning, and career opportunities are possible across all Wilmington companies


“We are committed to equality, equality of opportunity and valuing diversity”

 

 

Wilmington

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