Facilities Manager

BAE Systems
RAF Valley, Anglesey
08 Aug 2019
08 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Facilities Manager

Would you like to help deliver a total Facilities Management (FM) service for our advanced trainer aircraft? We currently have a vacancy for a Facilities Manager at our site in RAF Valley, Anglesey.

As a Facilities Manager, you will act as the focal point for all facilities management related activities across the Hawk UK Support, ensuring governance and compliance with all relevant legislation in order to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction.

This senior role will provide you with a unique opportunity to work on the day to day Hawk availability, liaising with key stakeholders including the MOD’s Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S).

Your main responsibilities as a Facilities Manager will involve: 

Ensuring a safe working environment for all users of the premises by effective contractor control, audits and inspections

Providing proactive and reactive advice with an awareness of statutory and legislative requirements to deliver the scope of services within the remit of the duties assigned

Developing and maintaining the relevant SHE Premises plans

Establishing and maintaining good relationships with the MOD PT (project team), customer, RAF / Station personnel, Hawk UK Support, and Facilities Management service providers

Monitoring quality standards and identifying areas of poor performance for resolution, ensuring operating procedures are adhered to and quality procedures are followed

Planning and delivering (directly or with the support of the Investment Projects Team as required), all facilities management related projects required to ensure effective business operations / continuity

Developing and maintaining project plans / programmes as required to provide management visibility and ensure timely implementation of the required deliverables 


Your skills and qualifications as a Facilities Manager:

Sound fundamental knowledge of Safety, Health and Environmental requirements within an FM environment.

Broad understanding of all aspects of Facilities Management covering the full range of services including: total facilities management (hard & soft services), production maintenance, project delivery, accommodation management, CAFM, property management, business continuity, infrastructure management & engineering standards.

Ability to demonstrate proven customer focus and service skills within a Facilities Management environment.

Knowledge and experience of delivering a facilities management service to specific SLA’s and KPI’s, in particular relating to BAE Systems aircraft availability programmes at remote sites.


What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to influence others through collaboration to achieve results. You will be able to lead a multi-functional team, be adaptable in order to prioritise multiple responsibilities and display sound judgement and co-ordination.


Location: RAF Valley, Anglesey

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.



BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Air

BAE Systems Air brings together the company’s international capabilities and expertise to respond to customers' current and future requirements, and compete for international export and collaborative opportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air has an unrivalled track record and expertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms, components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.

BAE Systems Air has the capability to provide customers with information superiority through the delivery of actionable intelligence and information, together with the provision of innovative information systems and services. Training is a key enabler to delivering military capability, and at BAE Systems we bring together our expertise in the analysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions into a powerful combination for our military customers around the world. 

Working as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is to provide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that really matters.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.