Facilities Manager (Soft and Hard Services)

Reading, Berkshire
£37,000 Plus Benefits
17 May 2019
17 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Facilities Manager (Soft and Hard Services)

Location: Reading. Berkshire.

Salary: £37,000 Plus Benefits

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: Full Time Permanent


Facilities Manager Introduction:

Our client is looking for an experienced Facilities Manager with a substantial integrated facilities management experience for their client’s site in Reading, Berkshire. The Facilities Manager will have strong understanding of both soft and hard facilities management with a proven track record.  Our client’s ideal candidate would have strong client management experience, excellent communication skills and strong financial acumen.


Facilities Manager Main Purposes Include:

  • Ensure local delivery of IFM services (soft & technical) at the site exceeding their clients expectations
  • Responsible for the entire operating structure at their clients site ensuring  delivery against Key Performance Indicators
  • Strong people leadership and engagement ; ensuring all personnel are fully trained and competent
  • Ensure full compliance to statutory, legislative and specific requirements / SOPs
  • Enhance existing business and proactively identify new business opportunities delivering operational excellence
  • Total accountability for the entire site and all services


Facilities Manager Main Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead and coach the site team to deliver and exceed the clients expectations ; in line with Key Performance Indictors
  • Team interaction ensuring all team members are fully aware of contract expectations / goals and achievement
  • Engage , develop and lead the site team
  • Track and monitor all budgets and ensure achievement
  • Develop the existing services to achieve client satisfaction
  • Evaluate the scope of service for continuous improvement
  • Develop key relationships with clients, senior management and the third party service providers to enable successful delivery of cost savings and service level agreements
  • Ensure undisrupted delivery of services to the business through internal and contract resources.
  • Support with the delivery of the site business development plan
  • Comply and deliver all policies , procedures in line with the organisation
  • Promote a high level of safety to ensure adherence to legislation and organisational requirements

The ideal Facilities Manager:

  • IT literate – Microsoft
  • People Management
  • IOSHH / Food Safety – Technical Skill would be beneficial
  • Financial acumen
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experienced in leading company initiatives and change management processes  
  • Able to demonstrate how they have implemented change to the benefit of the organisation and client
  • Strong communication, and negotiation skills
  • Excellent client relationship management
  • Experience working in a standards/compliance  environment


Specific skills required:

  • H&S Qualification – IOSH, RIPHH
  • 3 years FM experience covering H&S


This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Facilities Manager to join a highly reputable business that encourages career progression and offers excellent rates of pay and company benefits. If you feel you have the relevant experience and skills to carry out this role then apply below today.

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