Facilities / Small Works Manager

Location: South Yorkshire
Duration: Permanent
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We are currently recruiting an ambitious and driven Facilities Manager to join our client who are a growing building maintenance and construction company.

Due to strategically grown expansion they are seeking an experienced hard FM with experience running and quoting small works projects, to join their commercial small works team where you will be responsible for managing and overseeing maintenance teams.

You'll be involved in both strategic planning and day-to-day operations, particularly in relation to buildings and premises.

You'll need to:

  • prepare documents to put out tenders for contractors
  • project manage, supervise and coordinate the work of contractors
  • calculate and compare costs for required goods or services to achieve maximum value for money
  • be able to price small works on commercial premises
  • work to a schedule of rates within current customer quid lines
  • plan for future development in line with strategic business objectives
  • manage and lead change to ensure minimum disruption to core activities
  • check that agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed to a good standard.
  • coordinate and lead one or more teams to cover various areas of responsibility
  • Respond appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and deal with the consequences.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • experience and proven track record in a similar role.
  • industry specific knowledge
  • Willingness to get involved in the work when needed.
  • interpersonal, relationship-building and networking skills
  • procurement and negotiation skills
  • experience in the pricing of small works 
  • the ability to multitask and prioritise your 
  • confident decision making
  • time management skills
  • project management skills
  • the ability to draw information from various sources, including people
In Return:
  • Competitive salary 
  • Opportunity to be part for of a well established, expanding company