Facilities Manager Corporate Head Office

The Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) is the leading network of independent girls’ schools in the UK who educate approximately 19,000 pupils across 23 GDST schools and two academies throughout England and Wales. The GDST employs 3,500 staff with an annual turnover in excess of £200m across the schools and at the Trust Office based in Victoria.

The GDST is seeking to make the key appointment to the role of Facilities Manager for the Trust Office in Victoria.  The GDST’s Trust Office houses the GDST Board as well as central teams that provide network-wide support across the areas of finance, estates, IT, HR and communications.  It is also the national hub for Trust-wide meetings, events and training.  Having recently relocated to a high-quality new space https://www.maris-interiors.co.uk/work/gdst/ it is an exciting time to take up this role.

Key aspects of the role will be to lead a customer-focused operational facilities management provision whilst leading an in-house team that support the delivery of training and events at the Trust Office.

We are seeking an individual with proven industry experience in an FM role at management level in a corporate HQ environment.  You will have experience of managing the provision of operational facilities services (such as catering, cleaning, front of house, post etc) together with experience of providing facilities services to support training and events in a corporate setting.     

The role calls for an individual who is highly customer focused, proactive and flexible with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

The GDST offers a range of excellent benefits including generous pension and annual leave entitlements, significant fee remission, a range of health, wellbeing, professional development and financial benefits together with a flexible, progressive and inspiring working environment.

For more information please contact our retained advisor Michael Hewlett (michael.hewlett@mrgpeople.co.uk) at The Management Recruitment Group on 020 8892 0115.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 22nd September.

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