Facilities Manager

London, United Kingdom
£47,325pa to £52,833pa (Grade 6)
17 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Estates & Facilities - Campus Services
Salary: Starting salary will be in the range of £47,325pa to £52,833pa (Grade 6)
Location: Mile End
Closing date: 30-Sep-2019


Queen Mary, University of London is the fourth largest College of the University of London and has gained a reputation for the high-quality of its academic teaching and research. It has some 25,000 students studying for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in three sectors: Science & Engineering; Humanities, Social Sciences and Law; and the School of Medicine and Dentistry. The College has around 4,500 staff and a turnover of £462m million per annum.

The Directorate is one of the largest departments within Queen Mary, University of London and is committed to supporting and promoting student wellbeing at the College. For more information on Estates and Facilities, please visit our website.

The Estates and Facilities Directorate are looking to recruit to the post of Facilities Manager to deliver industry standard, best practice soft FM services across all QMUL sites, and actively contribute to the continual improvement of these services. The post holder will report to the Operations Manager (Mile End) and will lead the  in-house Management and Supervisory teams across two Cleaning Service teams (Residential and Non-Residential), and Porterage & Postal Services.  In addition to the management of the in-house service delivery teams the Facilities Manager will also manage and procure supply and service contracts to support these services, ensuring quality of service and value for money are achieved.

The post holder will be responsible for providing customer focussed, safe, effective and efficient operational management of these services, ensuring they are aligned to changing customer requirements by monitoring and revising KPI’s and Service Levels, and to ensure all statutory obligations with regards to Cleaning,  Waste Management, Porterage and Postal Services are met.

You will be educated to Degree level or hold equivalent professional qualifications or have prior experience of Senior Management in developing, planning and managing first class internal and external Soft FM Service.

You will have experience of managing and budgeting responsibility for a large in-house soft service teams and external service providers whilst working as part of a customer focused team, have a flexible approach, be a confident communicator with the ability to build effective working relationships with colleagues across the Directorate and University. An ability to effectively manage your workload (and that of your teams), able to prioritise and to work as part of a team is essential. Good IT skills on Microsoft office package are essential in addition to developing and using other financial and Facilities Management related IT systems.

The post is full time and permanent. Starting salary will be in the range £47,325 - £52,833 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

To apply for this position or to see for full job details including a job description, person specification and application form please visit http://www.jobs.qmul.ac.uk/ and search for reference QMUL19622

The closing date for applications is 30 September 2019. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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