Facilities Manager

Maxwell Stephens Ltd
London (North), London (Greater)
Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits & Opportunities
Closing date
20 Oct 2021

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Job Details

Maxwell Stephens have been assigned by a leading education establishment to recruit for a Facilities Manager to support the Director of Operations in the delivery of maintenance, cleaning and catering services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Line manage the members of the maintenance team and caretakers
  • Build a strong relationship with the maintenance team to ensure projects and tasks are communicated and organised in a clear and timely manner which avoids the least disruption to the school day
  • Play an active role in the delivery of the maintenance function
  • Responsible for the maintenance inbox/booking and reporting system to ensure it is managed effectively by the Maintenance Team and provides a high level of service to the school
  • Carry out regular school buildings inspections to determine the need for repair or renovations
  • Oversee and ensure that the site is kept tidy and litter free and that site equipment is kept in good order
  • Ensure that service and maintenance work (to include contracted out works) are completed safely and effectively
  • Maintain accurate records of planned maintenance and statutory inspections
  • Draft and update policies, procedures and protective measures in relation to property and facilities/school management activities
  • Support the Director of Operations with the running of projects as and when required
  • Support the Director of Operations with the preparation of individual holiday work programmes for all activities that cannot be carried out during term times
  • Manage, authorise and reconcile supplier invoices

Person Specification

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in estate or operations management or related discipline, or work experience equivalent to this
  • Significant experience of facilities management
  • Supervisory experience or management of a team
  • Experience in handling the various tools and equipment required for maintenance work
  • Risk Assessment experience/qualification
  • Experience of managing and promoting Health and Safety
  • Excellent problem solving skills with an ability to work autonomously to resolve issues
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Time management skills and experience of managing a varied workload with the minimum of supervision and direction
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office packages
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Ability to keep accurate records


Maxwell Stephens is here to help with the full range of recruitment services in the facilities management industry. We are a specialist service supplier, achieving world-class results through our unique combination of focus, knowledge and industry experience. Our in-depth understanding, backed by state-of-the-art technology, means you can count on us for recruitment services that are second to none - whether you're a client or a candidate. Our experience and expertise means we can deliver solutions for facilities and property professionals at all levels, from graduate trainee through to board director. We work across the whole sector. www.maxwellstephens.com

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0207 118 4848
Golden Cross House
8 Duncannon Street
Greater London

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