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Head of Facilities Management

Head of Facilities Management - Client Direct - Fixed Term Contract - Central London - 85k  

One of London's leading property companies is currently looking to recruit a Head of FM to work on a fixed term basis until the end of March 2024.


As a company, they own and manage a number of properties in and around Central London ranging from residential properties to retail and commercial office buildings.   

They are basically looking for a Head of FM to come in and deliver a strong leadership ethos to the overall FM team and ensure that the total facilities management and operational excellence of the estates assets is effective and is also developed in line with the objectives and targets.   

The main duties of the role are as follows:

  • Coordinate and lead on all building services and facilities management.
  • Building relations with customers, key stakeholders and other departments.
  • Be responsible for the annual operating budget of buildings services, including service charge budget management.
  • Drive value from suppliers and leads on all operational contract management and tendering.
  • Establishe and maintain best practice protocol for all PPM and life cycle works.
  • Assesses the feasibility of building projects, oversees and manages from inception to completion.
  • Drive environmental best practice.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory and legal requirements, and best practice processes.
  • Create and monitor the effectiveness of service level agreements.
  • Manage, analyse and report on maintenance budgets as well as KPI’s and SLA’s of contractors.
  • Support the Facilities Management team when faced with technical challenges across the estate.
Applicants for the role must be able to meet the following criteria:
  • A minimum of five years’ facilities management experience in a commercial or mixed-use property environment.
  • Experience of leading building projects in complex, multi-faceted properties.
  • Setting and managing service charge and OPEX budgets, and commercial contract negotiation and management experience.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, including a good level of verbal and written communication.
  • Strong people management skills; proven ability to drive individual and team performance, inspire and motivate others and promptly address any concerns.
  • Experience and understanding of developing FM processes and technology.