Facilities Manager

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary £20000 - £22000 per annum + Holiday pay
Published 8 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Martina Seeley
Job Ref CHS0004010_1499155186

Job Description

The Client

Our Client is looking for a Facilities Manager to oversee three of their sites, two based in Belfast and one outside of Belfast

The Role

  • Manage the performance for the contract in line with business objectives and agreed budgets/targets
  • Manage responsibilities at three sites based in Belfast, Carryduff and Portglenone
  • Manage staff to achieve and maintain standards of the Service Level Agreement with the Client
  • Establish, maintain and develop effective professional working relationships with client, staff and other stakeholders
  • Develop and monitor cost effective and best practice quality solutions to enhance business efficiency and reduce the risk of contract failure
  • Promote employee commitment through coaching and counselling
  • Report/remedy and comply with contractual/legislative Health and Safety issues
  • Estimate cost/change requests and associated minor/major works
  • Maintain quality, health and safety and environmental systems and procedures to ensure compliance with company requirements
  • Ensure training requirements for all staff, including Health and Safety, are recorded, reviewed and actioned
  • Ensure all new staff are induced into the business appropriately and that the process is recorded and documented

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Must project a professional business image together with a mature, discreet attitude when dealing sensitively by telephone or directly with individuals
  • Ability to travel between sites to oversee two primary schools in addition to the main contract so must have a full, clean driving licence
  • Able to work individually and as a team member
  • Day to day contact supporting the contract
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent communication skills

Qualifications and Experience

  • GCSE Maths and English or equivalent
  • Contract and commercial awareness
  • Office administration
  • Ability to meet targets and deadlines
  • Management experience in a similar role a team of people
  • Ability to use Microsoft software

Desirable Criteria

  • NEBOSH or IOSH qualification
  • Previous experience of PFI or Facilities Management Contracts
  • Control of budgets
  • Microsoft Access or database


  • Permanent Contract
  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Leave entitlement

The successful applicant must be able to complete an Enhanced Access NI which is at a cost of £33.

Original documentation of qualifications will be required at Interview

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