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Facilities Manager

Published 21 August 2023
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Permanent
Job Starts: 21st August 2023
Office and Commercial Support

Job Description

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Macildowie are currently recruiting for a Facilities Manager working for a business based in Leicestershire. The successful candidate will have responsibility for ensuring a safe system of work and safe working environment across the business and for ensuring that the business is legally compliant with all of its health and safety obligations.

This is a full time permanent position which will require you to travel to other sites and locations.

THE ROLE & YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for property and facilities management across of all of our offices.

Delivering all elements of facilities maintenance and services to meet regulatory requirements and business objectives.

Maintaining a safe, tidy, secure and professional working environment across all of our offices.

Ensuring that our buildings/properties are compliant with legislative requirements (to the extent that this is not a landlord obligation in leased properties).

Construct and communicate annual plans for key facilities maintenance objectives. Responsible for all office maintenance including plumbing, lifts, air conditioning, electrics, heating, decorating etc.

Responsible for the purchase, repair, ordering of office furniture as required and within budget, meeting any legislative or regulatory requirements.

Agree and oversee contracts and providers for the delivery of site services including security, cleaning, window cleaning, building maintenance and utilities, garden and indoor planting, waste disposal and recycling (and with COLP, archiving). Working with the COLP and our DPO to ensure that such contracts comply with our GDPR/Data Protection Act 2018 and other regulatory obligations. Negotiating discounts where possible.

Maintaining site security across all of our offices ensuring that each facility is secure 24/7, dealing with alarm issues, door pad issues and access issues.

Responding to emergencies or urgent issues relating to site services, utilities and buildings infrastructure as they arise and deals with the consequences.

Responsible for monitoring health and safety risk and hazards in the workplace.

Ensuring the business is legally compliant with all health and safety legislation and meets all statutory obligations relating to health, safety and welfare at work, including ensuring a safe system of work and safe working environment across the business (including for employees who are working from home).

Responsible for completing and regularly reviewing risk assessments for all work equipment and operations, retaining records as required of actions taken.

Developing and executing health and safety plans in the workplace and implementing a health and safety management system across the business.

Ensure all accidents and near misses are reported and investigated in accordance with legislative requirements and that recommended improvements are implemented.

Ensure that all safety inspections are carried out working with the Office Managers to ensure that fire drills and fire alarms are correctly carried out, reported and that employees are aware of their responsibilities.
Ensure that all health and safety checks and inspections are occurring, including in relation to fire safety equipment, electrics, safety checks and repair of safety hazards. HASAWA, COSHH.

EXPERIENCE SOUGHT IN THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:

Minimum of 5 years' experience successfully managing health and safety and facilities within a multi-sited operation or within a business with in excess of 100 employees.
Relevant health and safety qualification NEBOSH or IOSH or similar for example, NEBOSH managing safety qualification.
Understanding of health and safety legislation and legal obligations.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Influencing skills to engage employees in health and safety practices/processes.
Ability to analyse information and present it simply and accurately.
Organisational skills. Ability to prioritise workload.
Hard working with strong attention to detail.
Personable and approachable, with a can do attitude.

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Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at macildowie.com.



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