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Facilities Contract Manager

  • Location: Crawley
  • Salary: £320 - 360 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 9 days ago

We are currently working with a leading transportation authority to recruit a Contracts Manager to oversee the facilities of a large property portfolio in the Crawley area. The role is a contract position and therefore will pay a day rate via PAYE 

The position will provide effective management and coordination of facilities management services across the property portfolio. Primary responsibilities will be to lead and manage hard and soft FM service delivery and statutory compliance responsibilities working predominately with the outsourced TFM contractor based onsite.  

Working as part of a very small team, the successful candidate needs to be self-motivated and organized to manage a demanding workload.

Main responsibilities:

  • Effective management of the TFM outsourced provider and other third party suppliers to ensure consistent and quality delivery of hard and soft FM services (e.g. cleaning, security, mechanical and electrical maintenance, grounds maintenance).
  • SLA and performance management of TFM provider and/or other third party suppliers.    
  • Ensure both reactive and statutory PPM tasks are completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant statutory codes and obligations.
  • Financial management of Estates budget.
  • Support tendering activity .
  • Working closely with the Health and Safety Team, ensure the highest levels of Health and Safety are achieved across the property portfolio, including regular office audits.
  • Lead, manage and support any specific Estate related projects (e.g. asset replacements). 
  • Ensure strong internal client relationships are developed and maintained with key stakeholders.

Candidate requirements:

  • Associate or Member of Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) (was formally BIFM)
  • Experience of contract management of both hard and soft services.
  • Conflict resolution experience – handling complaints and working through resolution
  • Experience of audit and compliance
  • Knowledge of health and safety matters in the workplace
  • Good communication skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Self-motivated.