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Job: Facilities Manager (Hard Services)


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Facilities Manager (Hard Services) – Barnsley
Ref: 00019882
Location: Barnsley
Contract Type: Permanent
Start Date:
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Wolviston Recruitment are actively recruiting a permanent Facilities Manager (Hard Services) to be based in Barnsley.

Specific Responsibilities/Duties are:

  • To work closely with the Client and Schools to deliver an excellent service in support of their objectives.
  • To ensure our client meets the rectification targets for reactive works and site team PPM activity.
  • To ensure HelpDesk LOC function is provided with real-time updates from site staff.
  • To manage, motivate and inspire the client site teams with direct responsibility for managing the Caretaking and Engineering teams.
  • To deputise for the Account Manager as necessary.
  • To manage hard services and contract compliance with technical and QSHE legislation and regulation.
  • To generate and foster an interdependent Health and Safety culture and take the lead on hard services delivery for the contract.
  • To manage sub-contractors to ensure compliance is achieved and budgetary expectations are met.
  • To ensure that all risks relating to safety, health, environment and quality are effectively managed through the use of risk assessments, PPE, training and Company procedures, to ensure a safe working environment for both employees and clients.
  • To participate in the development of the Zero Harm Action Plan, Sustainability Action Plan, legal registers and risk registers, completing assigned actions in a timely manner.
  • To investigate and report on “near misses” and accidents.
  • To conduct monthly audit checks of legislative compliance folders with site teams, escalating to the Account Manager as necessary.
  • To work with the HelpDesk LOC function and site teams to ensure all completion times for planned, corrective and reactive works are accurately logged and recorded.
  • To ensure tasks are completed within required Rectification Period.
  • To contribute to Monthly and Annual Performance Reports for review with clients.
  • To agree targets for site teams to improve service delivery standards and efficiency.
  • To monitor and develop direct reports (staff) through performance and development reviews (1-2-1 meetings).
  • To develop effective working relationships with operational personnel, suppliers and sub-contractors, to improve operational performance.
  • To ensure total knowledge and understanding of the Service Level Agreements, opportunities and risks.
  • To maintain commercial understanding of the client  contractual deliverables across all services.
  • To drive profit improvement through both works and cost-saving initiatives.


Skills / Experience:

  • Excellent customer care skills, with an ability to manage customers’ expectations with the PFI framework
  • Experience of managing technical services compliance, delivering in-house and outsourced
  • PC literate and good knowledge of MS Office applications, particularly Excel
  • Experience of using a CAFM system
  • Excellent motivation and influencing skills
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Sound understanding and experience of risk assessment / management
  • Thorough knowledge and experience of Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality Assurance systems
  • Good negotiation skills.

This role requires an enhanced disclosure

An enhanced disclosure contains the following information:

  • All convictions both current and past,
  • Cautions, reprimands and warnings held on the police national computer for England and Wales,
  • Relevant convictions in Scotland and Northern Ireland may be included,
  • Checks against the Children’s and Vulnerable adults barring list,
  • Additional checks for relevant information held by the local police forces for the position being applied for.

If you are interested in receiving further information on this position or would like to apply please forward your current CV to Jenni Antrobus JAntrobus@wolviston.com  or telephone 01642 702680


How to Apply

If you are interested in the position, please contact us via email; enquiries@wolviston.com or by telephone on 01642 607375.

By sending us your CV, you are explicitly consenting to our processing of your personal data on a computer database and/or in manual files for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment. This processing will be carried out in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. In compliance with the regulations in place under the Employment Agencies Act, proof of identification will be required. A current copy of a passport, driving license, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process.  By applying for this role you hereby consent to us submitting your CV to our client.

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