Are you an experienced Facilities Manager looking for an exciting new opportunity to really shape the front of house provision and be the main point of contact for all the day to day facilities in our client’s new offices in Canary Wharf?
Position: Facilities Manager
Location: Canary Wharf, London
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00–17.00 (reduced daytime hours considered for the right candidate.)
Salary: £40- £50k FTE, dependent on experience
Our client is a not-for-profit, public interest organisation established to develop a single set of high-quality, understandable, enforceable and globally accepted accounting standards.
They have recently moved to new offices in Canary Wharf. Offering a stimulating and friendly working environment, they have around 150 staff, mainly based in London, representing 36 nationalities covering roles in technical accounting, operational and support functions.
About the role:
The role of Facilities Manager is a fantastic opportunity to take full ownership of the facilities management of the new premises and lead the provision of an excellent front of house service to visitors as well as to its 150 staff.
You will be responsible for a small team of Front of House staff, ensuring they receive appropriate training and ongoing guidance, clarifying role expectations and service levels as well as undertaking recruitment where necessary.
Management of day to day facilities at the Foundation’s offices will be a key part of the role, with full ownership of all Health & Safety and Building Maintenance matters. You will act as the main point of contact with Canary Wharf Estates.
This is a varied role that requires an experienced Facilities Manager with excellent people management skills who is comfortable in dealing with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
You will have proven experience within a Facilities Management role, ideally within a professional services environment. Experience of managing staff and the ability to form positive working relationships are essential.
Above all else you will be motivated to provide excellent customer service; take a pro-active approach to problem solving and be able to adapt to the changing needs of the organisation. Excellent spoken and written communication skills are prerequisites for this role.
Interviews may commence prior to the closing date, so please apply without delay if you feel your skills and experience match the criteria.
Other roles that you may have experience of could include: Workplace Manager, Office and Facilities Manager, Head of Property & Facilities, Services Manager, Head of Facilities, Estates and Facilities Manager, Strategic Facilities Manager, Senior Facilities Coordinator, Facilities & Contract Manager