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Facilities Manager (Full Time)


Facilities Manager (Full Time 35 hours per week)

Purpose of Role

To deliver efficient and cost-effective facilities management services across the Society and its branch network, liaising as appropriate with landlords, local authorities, contractors and internal customers.To ensure the Society remains compliant from both a regulatory and health and safety and environmental perspective, including the provision of adequate contingency arrangements.


Facilities Management

  • Produce an accurate premises budgets (with supporting justification) and manage and control expenditure within budget, seeking approval where required for non-budgeted items.
  • Obtain quotes for the provision of facilities services and maintenance related contracts, reviewing the performance of contractors/suppliers against contract.
  • Maintain a list of facility related requests and complete within defined deadlines. Produce and maintain a plan for premises related work consistent with the agreed budget and taking into account available resources.
  • Maintain a schedule of routine maintenance related work.
  • Maintain a register of the Society’s properties, including ownership, lease obligations, rental commitments, insurance arrangements, supporting the Head of Risk on lease related matters.
  • Ensure all mechanical and electrical maintenance is carried out in accordance with legal or recommended industry standards and best practises.
  • Project manage refurbishments, renovations and office moves.
  • Ensure that Society premises are adequately secured and that all access and control systems are maintained.
  • Ensure the structure, décor, security, working environment and utilities of all the Society buildings remain fit for purpose.

Business Continuity

  • Maintain the Society’s third party contracts register.
  • Ensure the physical disaster recovery site is maintained in working order and remains fit for purpose.
  • Support the Head of Risk in devising, implementing and maintaining contingency/disaster recovery plans.
  • Ensure that the facilities related procedures are fully documented.

Health and safety

  • Ensuring that buildings meet all legislation regarding health and safety.
  • To undertake risk assessments where required e.g. in respect of lone working, and review branch and other risk assessments. Provide updates to the H&S committee on the outcome of risk assessments.
  • Develop and implement Health, Safety and Security policies in liaison with the Head of Operations.
  • Serve as a member of the Health and Safety committee.
  • Ensure that all contractors comply with applicable H&S legislation.
  • Ensure Health and safety procedures reflects current Health and safety legislation and business needs.
  • Ensure that colleagues are trained in and adhere to health and safety procedures. Manage secure waste destruction for Head Office.
  • Oversee the recycling of Society waste.
  • Ensure the efficient use of sustainable resources.

Skills and Experience

  • High standards of accuracy and attention to detail and inspiring a culture of proactivity and continual growth.
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbally) – able to communicate with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Flexible with a positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Numerate and analytically minded, with attention to detail.
  • High level of literacy and the ability to present information in a user friendly, logical format.
  • Knowledge of IT systems and Microsoft Office, in particular Microsoft Outlook and Excel.
  • Be able to rise to the challenges presented in a demanding environment.
  • Self-motivated and ability to use own initiative.
  • Excellent time management, organisation, and administrative skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to set deadlines.
  • Ability to act in good faith toward retail customers.
  • Ability to enable & support retail customers to pursue their financial objectives.

Person Specs


  • Experience of delivering operational facilities management services
  • Working knowledge of health and safety in the workplace
  • Site property management experience


  • IOSH qualification

Employment Type

Full Time: 35 hours per week.

How to Apply

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