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Facilities Manager

Facilities Manager

  • Location

    Islington

  • Sector:

    Property Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40,000

  • Contact:

    Morelle Pierson

  • Job ref:

    5095

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-09-17

  • Consultant:

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My client, a private investment company with over 1,300 properties under in-house management, are currently seeking an experienced Facilities Manager to join their expanding team.

As the Facilities Manager you will be a vital part of the in-house property management team, based in their Islington office.

Your duties will include:

  • To deliver an appropriate property and facilities services to tenants and customers in accordance with best industry practice, the contract terms and statutory requirements
  • To manage on-site building managers and staff in the delivery of the facilities management service
  • To work as part of the Commercial Property Management team, working alongside both the accounting, letting team and legal team members
  • To attend client, contractor and tenant’s meetings
  • To undertake the facilities management role in connection with a number of multi-occupied properties, consisting of central London and West End office buildings, high street retail, industrial and mixed-use properties, both in the London area and Nationwide
  • To be responsible for the preparation of the service charge budgets – to be agreed in consultation with the Head of Department and the service charge accounts team
  • To have experience of supervising on-site staff and in the procurement of service contractors to undertake and perform maintenance and contract duties required at the properties under management
  • To assist in the preparation of financial forecasts and annual maintenance expenditure
  • To liaise with the accounts team on funding availability together with the managing of expenditure on a monthly basis
  • To assist in streamlining invoices from contractors at all times
  • Liaising with tenants on all matters, whether this relates to Landlord’s common areas or specific parts of the tenant’s accommodation
  • To ensure the implementation of all necessary health and safety procedures
  • To assist in special projects from time to time, including major repairs/refurbishments

Experience and qualifications required:

  • To show substantial commercial property management exposure across all sectors
  • Preferably IOSH or NEBOSH Certificated
  • Experienced in the setting up of new management instructions, with particular regard to multi-occupied service charge properties, including apportioning service charge liabilities, reviewing and setting service charge budgets
  • A good understanding of property management accounts functions, including credit control, dealing with general tenant service charge queries and enquiries
  • Flexible and practical approach
  • Experience using Property Management computer software, preferably Horizon
  • To show ability to work within a team and to bring value to the team
  • Professional communication skills at all levels
  • Experience with the Meridan Health and Safety Database would be preferable

Remuneration Package:

Salary circa £40K, depending on experience

Death in Service Insurance equating to 4 x Annual Salary

Private Health Care

Pension Scheme

25 Days Holiday 

For more information please contact Morelle Pierson on the Property Management team at Dove & Hawk Property Recruitment.