Head of Facilities Management

England, Warwickshire
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30 Nov 2018
14 Dec 2018
Abdul Walid
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A Global Logistics Business is recruiting a Head of Facilities Management to oversee the facilities management services across a national network of distribution facilities.

The Head of Facilities Management is expected to:

  • Oversee the delivery of all facilities services across a national network of warehousing operations
  • Develop and implement budgets for all main areas of facilities; assess historical patterns of expenditure, identify actual and projected costs for the current year and anticipate likely levels of spend in future years
  • Manage the performance of facilities suppliers and services, the maintenance of facilities contracts and budgets
  • Advise on and address space management issues as they arise
  • Maintain a record of policies, procedures and information sources relevant to maintaining business continuity and addressing disaster recovery
  • Monitor the environmental performance and make recommendations for change where appropriate
  • In addition to direct responsibility for all facilities provisions, you will lead a team of Facilities Managers across the national operation

This role is an excellent opportunity for a self-driven Head of Facilities with multi-site experience. You will be a creative, resourceful and pro-active facilities professional. Overall, you will make sure the national operation's facility needs are met.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Experience of leading facilities team for a multisite logistics operation would be highly desirable
  • Be able to form a key part of the senior management team
  • Have great interpersonal skills with a flexible and pragmatic approach and a pro-active approach to work
  • Be able to show a proven track record of successfully overseeing facilities within a multi-site operation
  • Have experience of mobilising new sites, installing set processes and procedures
  • Have all-round good technical understanding of Building Management Systems and be able to apply this knowledge practically
  • Be able to show a level of gravitas to engage with senior management and gain confidence in the FM services
  • Show experience managing large projects from inception through to completion
  • Be adaptive to change given the growth and expansion of the business
  • Have strong organisational and management skills
  • Be highly trustworthy and demonstrate personal integrity, confidentiality, tact and diplomacy at all times