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Facilities Manager

Job Title: Facilities Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £10000 - £75000
Reference: SDX/TP/RF52390, 9aj
Job Published: February 25, 2021 11:54

Job Description

Job Description

  • Leading the Contract - providing confident, visible leadership, ensuring standards are set and delivered, talent and resources are utilised optimally, client relationships are nurtured and developed and all opportunities for best practice and capability growth are leveraged.

  • Delivering on Financial and Operational Targets - Ensuring that committed targets are met or exceeded and that costs and revenues are closely managed over the course of the financial years to ensure clarity on performance and provide the means to respond rapidly to any threats to financial performance. Measures include revenue growth, profitability and contract KPI'S and EHS targets.

  • Team Management - Selecting, managing, engaging and developing highly performing and diverse operating teams, with right skills and capabilities

  • Client Relationship Management - Engaging with IFM Leads on a routine basis and lead by example in providing contract/relationship management.

  • Strategy and Planning - Deployment of the account strategy and ensuring that effective plans are in place to deliver against strategy.

  • Delivery of Excellence in Risk, Compliance and Quality Management - Ensuring the protocols, processes and capabilities are in place to deliver all technical/regulatory requirements for the safe and commercial on-going management of these specialist contract(s).

  • Drive a zero-harm mindset throughout the site - 3 checks for safety and the 7 safety nets

Candidate Description

Are you a highly experienced Integrated Facilities Manager with outstanding leadership skills and experience of managing operations of a value upwards of €5m? We have an excellent opening on our pharma client's site in Grange Castle in West Dublin.

This exciting vacancy offers an opportunity to manage a portfolio of cleaning (GMP and non-GMP), catering, landscaping and technical services on one of the Top 5 pharmaceutical sites in Republic of Ireland. We are looking for a high-calibre leader with excellent people and stakeholder management skills, a passionate and driven individual to join a well-established contract and a fantastic team of around 100 staff., Essential:

  • Substantial experience in a FM leadership/management role

  • Experience of delivering soft and technical services through a management team across one or more sites

  • Proven experience of managing a high profile, quality-led P&L contract

  • Experience of leading a site based and responsibility for budget and profitability

  • Significant experience within a multi service line FM environment

  • Experience of leading a local project management team

  • Familiar with operational excellence techniques/philosophy

  • Excellent relationship management at all levels

  • High level of practical knowledge of SHE and legislative requirements

  • High level of practical knowledge of technical services or relevant technical qualification, and soft services


  • Facilities/Engineering degree/Technical background

  • Qualified engineer or equivalent qualifications

  • Experience in pharmaceutical or FMCG industry sectors

  • NEBOSH - National General Certificate and/or Diploma

  • BIFM or CIBSE desirable

  • Soft Services qualification and/or experience

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.