Facilities Manager, Edinburgh

Job Title: Facilities Manager, Edinburgh
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Salary: GBP
Reference: 36
Contact Name: Janet Downer
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 26, 2016 16:29

Job Description

I am looking for a Facilities Manager (FM) in Edinburgh

Responsible for managing all aspects of facilities service and will report to the Account Director.  In this capacity, the jobholder will be the person responsible for the service delivery at specified locations, which will be measured by contractual Key Performance Indicators and Service Level Agreement

The role will have functional accountability for an assigned sector of the Client Sites and the jobholder is responsible for all aspects of client and tenant satisfaction. 

The FM is responsible for working directly with the local client to ensure a thorough understanding of their objectives and the implementation of acceptable property-specific operating strategies that achieve these required standards. Once developed the FM must oversee the implementation of all approved initiatives and programs, by managing and coordinating the efforts of the FM team (e.g. direct reports, service providers, contractors, and building employees)  to achieve the goals.

The candidate must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Decision  making / complex problem solving:
  • Excellent verbal & written communication
  • Strong communication skills, leadership, teamwork, analysis and judgement
  • Corporate experience (Very Client Focused)
  • Capable of managing a team of direct and indirect staff
  • Planning and organising:
    • Able to evaluate priorities as appropriate
    • Able to resolve conflict and communicate intentions clearly
    • Deliver on time and with high quality results
    • A self-starter who possesses intellectual curiosity.
    • A proven team player at ease with sleeves rolled up approach.
  • High level of IT literacy (including Spreadsheets and word processing)

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