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Building Management Manager

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/891/9745
  • Published: Thu 29/10/2020, 12:42 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 12/11/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £71,252 - £80,586 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Kingston Upon Thames

"We are a great organisation that want to continually make our estate safe, financially sustainable and improved for public services delivery, whilst boosting local economic, environmental and social outcomes across one of the best places to live & work in UK." - Dominic Barlow - Assistant Director - Corporate Landlord

At Surrey we are undertaking significant, fast-paced improvement across the council to ensure a more cost-effective organisation that focuses on the best possible outcomes for the people of Surrey, as outlined in our Community Vision for Surrey in 2030. This fast paced and future focused transformation extends across our Land and Property Service, where you will join and work as a key member of our Corporate Landlord function.

Reporting to Dominic Barlow (Assistant Director- Corporate Landlord) this role represents a significant opportunity for an experienced and strategic Hard Facilities Manager to join us on our transformation journey. In this role, you will be right at the heart of what we do; managing large scale programmes of work, providing professional expertise and helping to develop and embed a culture of continuous improvement and innovation to help us redefine how our assets operate. We aim to unlock the potential that property has in transforming the way services are delivered for the benefit of our residents.

We are looking for someone who can provide professional leadership to the team; strengthening skills and fostering a strong culture of standards, performance and accountability. Your innovative style will champion and enable organisational change; building an environment that engages staff to design creative strategies that achieve individual and organisational goals. You will promote and support innovation, manage risk-taking and performance management to achieve the effective delivery of a hard facilities management service across the organisation.

You will need to be confident managing delegated budgets and resources to ensure value for money and that our services are commissioned and delivered within budget. This will be achieved through effective financial reporting.

You will have significant professional expertise in providing service delivery to a high standard across multiple programmes of hard facilities management, including planned and reactive maintenance, condition surveys and lifecycle planning. Some of the key skills and qualities you will have include but are not limited to:

-Significant previous experience of effectively managing teams across the hard FM and maintenance functional areas
-Relevant knowledge and understanding of property and estates legislation and governance
-A detailed understanding and working knowledge of the function of the Corporate Landlord model
-The ability to manage and ensure adherence with regulatory compliance
-A proven track record of successfully building and maintaining positive working relationships in a property environment
-Experience of delivering transformative programmes of work within an operational estates context, including strong project/change management experience
-The ability to work confidently and effectively at pace and in collaboration with partners
-Finance management experience with the ability to forecast and ensure services are delivered on time and to budget
-Customer facing skills and experience, delivering effective FM to end users across a range of service needs
-The ability to identify, manage and mitigate FM operational risks
-Strong communication and negotiation skills

If you have the skill, passion and ambition that match ours and would like the opportunity to join our Land and Property service at the start of its transformation journey, then we would love to hear from you.

Please make sure you refer to the full job description before submitting your CV and personal statement.

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/891/9745
  • Published: Thu 29/10/2020, 12:42 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 12/11/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £71,252 - £80,586 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Kingston Upon Thames

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