1 month ago
Shropshire (HQ)
Maintenance / Facilities Management, Partnership / Franchise

Facilities Manager

11th Dec 2020

1 month ago
Shropshire (HQ)
Maintenance / Facilities Management, Partnership / Franchise

Job Description

 

Role: Facilities Manager

Salary: £48,000 OTE (Base £20,000) + car allowance

Location: Ludlow, SY8

 

Blocsphere provide Block Property Management services to residential and commercial clients throughout the UK. Our goal is to become the number one property management company in the UK, recognised for our customer-centric approach and unmatched service offering.

To achieve this goal, we are undergoing a period of unprecedented growth, including a major rebrand and complete overhaul of our customer interaction systems.

As part of our expansion, we now have an exciting vacancy for a Facilities Manager to join a dynamic team at our Head Office in Shropshire.

 

 

Responsibilities of the role are:

 

– Overseeing a new stand-alone facilities management division providing maintenance and facilities services for a sister property management company within the same group.

– Expanding the facilities management division to be capable of carrying out (but not limited to) the following trades: general building, roofing, drainage, electrical, plumbing, fire alarm maintenance, cctv, access control, security, cleaning, pest control, landscaping, concierge.

– Managing reactive maintenance works reported by internal Property Managers across a national portfolio of apartment blocks and housing estates.

– Managing reactive maintenance works reported by internal Property Managers across a national portfolio of apartment blocks and housing estates.

– Being the main point of contact for internal Property Managers requesting progress updates on maintenance works, so they can in turn pass these on to clients / residents.

– Taking an active role in logging, progressing, and troubleshooting all maintenance works.

– Ensuring all works are compliant with health & safety regulations, building control regulations and planning permissions etc.

– Ensuring strict profit margins are achieved by building and maintaining relationships with suppliers.

– Management of subcontractors, in-house engineers and commercial vehicle fleet.

– Liaising with other parties as required such as insurance companies or surveyors.

– Ensuring the facilities management division is registered with the appropriate trade / accrediting bodies as appropriate to the services provided, such as Chas / Constructionline / IWFM (BIFM) etc.

– Promoting the facilities management services outside of the group, and working to attract new commercial clients.

– Compare and negotiate service level agreements in relation to planned maintenance requirements.

– Oversee a statutory testing routine for critical systems such as fire alarms, emergency lighting, lifts, utilities etc.

– Any other associated duties as may be required.

 

 

The ideal candidate will have:

 

– Previous facilities management experience including subcontractor or in-house engineer supervision.

– Working knowledge of residential buildings, amenities and contractor certification.

– Organisational skills.

– Professional telephone manner.

– Problem-solving ability.

– Proficiency in Microsoft Office software.

– Full UK driving licence.

 

 

 

Closing date: TBC (January 2021)

Interviews: TBC (January / February 2021)

Start date: February / March 2021

 

 

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Please remember to attach your CV and covering letter with all applications.

 

Contact Us

    PHONE:

    03333 601 601 (General Enquiries)

    0330 113 9258 (New Business Enquiries)


    EMAIL:

    info@blocsphere.co.uk (General Enquiries)

    newbusiness@blocsphere.co.uk (New Business Enquiries)

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