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Facilities Manager

Job Title: Facilities Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leven
Salary: £35000 - £40000
Reference: SDX/TP/RF5539, 5RR
Job Published: February 23, 2021 12:21

Job Description

Job Description

  • Manage the on-site contract and all services to the agreed standards, ensuring that deadlines and targets and achieved

  • Fully responsible for the implementation and adherence to all legislative requirements

  • Maximise the profitability of the contract and manage costs effectively

  • Act as the operational interface between the client(s) and the Account Manager/Director

  • Manage the onsite client and Sodexo services and teams to deliver the agreed SLA and standards, acting as Sodexo primary representative on site

  • Provide direction and expertise to the operating area by promoting Sodexo strategies and best business practices in order to uphold the company mission and values

  • Assume responsibility of (with multiple client on site) for contract outputs and management of services against contracted scope of works

  • Ensure the statutory requirements and company policies and procedures are followed and deadlines are met

  • Build long-term relationships with client(s) that add value and are based on mutual trust

  • Lead, develop, manage and motivate a high performing team to the agreed standards ensuring that the client receives services of the highest quality

  • Support the Account Manager/Director in the development of the business strategy in line with the current and emerging client needs

  • Contribute to and maintain sector and account development plans, as well as supporting the change management (SLAs) ensuring risks are mitigated

  • Drive innovation and continuous improvement of people, systems, processes and services

  • Support the business development and regional management teams to identifying opportunities with other clients to maximise profit and growth

Candidate Description

We are looking for a well-rounded Facilities Manager with a technical bias to join FMCG production site in Leven. Excellent communication skills, high attention to Health & Safety and a solid track record in facilities management is essential to do well in this role along with great leadership skills and a calm approach in pressurised situations., Essential

  • Substantial experience and a proven track record of working within a Facilities Management environment with total IFM responsibility

  • Technical bias in either mechanical or electrical

  • Experience of working within an extremely high pressurised dynamic environment

  • Strong financial and project management experience, planning, managing and controlling costs

  • Manage multiple workloads and shifting priorities

  • Positive approach to learning in role and identifying own training needs as appropriate

  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative within a team environment

  • Experience of delivering training

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Experience of client web-based portals (One Look)

  • CAFM system experience

  • People management experience

  • Excellent communication skills


  • Experience of managing conflicting expectations of the client and consumer within one business area

Employer Description

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation.

We're a Disability Confident Leader employer. We're committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.