Junior Facilities Manager
Job Title: Junior Facilities Management
Location: Central London, UK
Type: Full-Time, On-Site
About the Role: Build Recruitment is seeking a Junior Facilities Manager on behalf of a high-end Client. This role is an exciting opportunity for someone with a background in facilities or property management, looking for significant growth and progression opportunities. The successful candidate will manage a portfolio of 6-7 small buildings located in central London, ensuring the delivery of high-quality facilities management services, compliance, and customer satisfaction.
- Support the delivery of operational initiatives aimed at enhancing customer experience across the portfolio.
- Facilitate the smooth transition of properties into management, ensuring readiness for sale or lease from a facilities perspective.
- Manage on-site property operations in accordance with established policies, processes, and procedures.
- Act as the principal point of contact for occupants, offering advice and guidance on the day-to-day physical operation of the building(s).
- Assist in setting and controlling service charge budgets, including quarterly variance reporting and reconciliation.
- Oversee the procurement of supplies and services, ensuring compliance with procurement programs and the use of accredited contractors.
- Monitor contractor performance against agreed standards.
- Support the building’s Social Responsible Management activities, focusing on health, safety, and environmental/sustainability efforts.
- Assist in managing the building’s plant and equipment and oversee building management systems where appropriate.
- Help implement minor works, prepare site regulations, and issue permits for contractor activities on site.
- Maintain disaster planning procedures, coordinating emergency drills as necessary.
- Keep proper site records in accordance with best practices.
- Develop and maintain occupier handbooks and monitor vacant/void property in line with insurance policies.
- Regular site and property visits as per the site visit program.
Required Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:
- Solid stakeholder management skills with the ability to grasp and convey business concepts.
- Previous experience in the property industry or a similar role, with a focus on client-facing and corporate facilities management backgrounds.
- Supportive of operational business change with strong organizational and outstanding communication skills.
- Driven to achieve results with a solid understanding of safety, quality, and cost risks.
- IWFM/BIFM qualification or similar in facilities operational management is preferred.
- Experience as an operations manager or team leader is desirable.
What We Offer:
- A prestigious position within central London.
- Excellent progression opportunities within the facilities management field.
- Comprehensive training and support.
- A dynamic and supportive team environment working for a high-end building management company.
Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.