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Job description

No Of Position:3

Seniority Level:Experienced (Non Manager)

Job Role:Facilities Manager

Functional Area:Supply Chain / logistics / Purchase / Materials

Industry:Information Technology/ IT-Software / Software Services /IT-Hardware & Networking is looking for Facilities Manager in Altham, UK for our client that is one of the leading distributors of IT, communication & home entertainment products in UK.

+++ Please DO NOT Apply if you are not eligible for employment in UK.

Here Is Job Description:

  • Location :  Altham, UK
  • Start Date : ASAP
  • Job Type: Permanent 
  • Salary: £38000 - £40000 Per Annum

Role Requirements & Key Responsibilities

  • Implement effective site maintenance plan ensuring all legislative requirements & practices are in-line with industry best practice
  • Prepare & adhere to agreed financial budgets for all site related facility management activities
  • Establish effective supplier & internal stakeholder relationships in facilities management
  • Develop effective cost reduction strategies for energy & utilities usage across the site
  • Develop & implement effective Corporate Social Responsibility and site sustainability strategy
  • Manage cleaning team to ensure the highest levels of hygiene and site cleanliness are consistently achieved.
  • Create management performance reporting for all aspects of facilities management
  • Contribute to site contingency planning and incident management plan requirements
  • Develop detailed specifications for the procurement of facilities supplies & services
  • Develop and maintain effective site security strategy
  • Carry out specified routine maintenance and minor repairs
  • Establish effective waste reduction & recycling strategy and coordinate all routine & non-routine waste removal
  • Establish and enforce effective contractor H&S controls and risk management processes
  • Analyse site performance trends to identify risks and opportunities for improvement
  • Attend daily operational review meetings, updating Department Managers with accurate, relevant information to enable the DC to meet its business targets

People & Communication:

  • Skilfully motivate and influence managers across the site to maintain agreed standards and achieve business goals
  • Act as a role model as part of the operational management team by being personally accountable for setting high standards of behaviour on site and ensuring these are demonstrated at all times
  • Set clear direction and accountability in delivering operational objectives and carry out regular performance reviews to ensure all direct reports are fully aware of their responsibilities & accountabilities
  • Ensure accurate and relevant people processes are carried out in a timely manner e.g. appraisals, return to work, investigations, grievances and disciplinary hearings Health, Safety, Environment & Security
  • Demonstrate a strong awareness of and commitment to ethics, compliance and the Group Business Conduct Guidelines for all operations, ensuring compliance with all legal and company requirements including but not limited to Health & Safety, security, environmental.

Key Behaviours

Leadership and Development

  • Motivates & inspires teams to achieve extraordinary results
  • Builds commitment to common goals & communicates a sense of mission & collective purpose.
  • Communicates openly & regularly through team and individual communication.

Problem Solving

  • Delivers improvements in facilities performance by analysing and solving problems in a structured way
  • Proactively identifies potential issues, problems & opportunities
  • Implements corrective action & changes processes to eliminate problems
  • Establishes effective work processes, measures & key performance indicators
  • Deploys resources appropriately to solving the problem

Supporting Change

  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and implements change through motivating and supporting others
  • Generates enthusiasm & ideas for change within the operational management team
  • Takes personal ownership for leading change and identifies & overcomes barriers to it
  • Communicates clear change goals & updates progress regularly


  • Adopts a positive and constructive attitude when handling change and resolving potential obstacles
  • Maintains high standards of confidentiality and personal integrity, demonstrating courage in challenging behaviour that are in conflict with Company values
  • Maintains an even temperament, especially when under pressure
  • Deals with competing agendas confidently and using a range of influencing styles

Effective Communication

  • Instils pride and commitment in all employees by delivering engaging and powerful communication
  • Positively articulates operational strategy to all stakeholders, through clear and concise messages
  • Creates two-way communication opportunities, ensuring dialogue and consultation with and between all stakeholders

Professional qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience 

  • Previous experience in facilities management within large scale distribution or manufacturing environments
  • Industry recognised apprenticeship or HNC/HND in mechanical or electrical engineering and ideally BIFM qualified to level
  • Sound understanding of Health, Safety and Environmental legislation & regulations
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Proven ability to adapt and change rapidl
  • Sound financial understanding / experience, strict cost control disciplin
  • Interpersonal, relationship-building and networking skill
  • Procurement and negotiation skill
  • Project management skill
  • Clear and concise writing skills and the ability to handle long and complex document
  • Team work skills and the ability to lead and motivate other
  • IT skill
  • A practical, flexible and innovative approach to work