regional facilities manager in reading

job type
£ 45,000 per year
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reading, berkshire
job category
construction & property
job type
£ 45,000 per year
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job description

Randstad is currently recruiting for a Regional Facilities Manager position with a Facilities Management. In this role you will have the responsibility for the successful, profitable and commercial delivery of the Southern Region and to grow and develop services on the contract framework. This is a permanent position offering a salary between £45,000 - £55,000 p/a plus a benefits package which includes a company car or allowance.


* Responsible for all operational activity in the Region
* Build long term and sustainable customer relationships whilst maintaining the highest standards of presentation, personal integrity and customer support
* Manage the people development and succession planning within the contracts to ensure opportunities are created and key personnel are retained
* Ensure that the budget is adhered to and all levels of expenditure are within the set account targets
* Work closely with your FM teams to ensure that cost data is current, benchmarks are in place and efficiency drives enhance the performance capability
* Liaise and support key internal and external stakeholders
* Ensure high standards are maintained in respect of technical compliance to standards, health and safety and pay particular attention to statutory compliance across all Facilities Management services in buildings / services provided
* Support the FM Operations team in identifying technical risks. Demonstrate ownership to ensure that the risks are mitigated and auctioned as appropriate by appointed and competent persons.
* Proactive development of innovative technical solutions throughout the estate portfolio, sharing best practice across all sites.
* To assist in developing and implementing an effective asset life management system from data gained from statutory and mandatory inspections and tests.
* To help deliver an effective maintenance audit regime
* Ensuring projects are delivered in compliance with the contract and governance arrangements;
* Oversee the Management of project delivery to the agreed level of quality, programme and budget.
* Ensure full understanding of any changes and development in legislation and working practices that may affect the company's operations and/or present new opportunities
* Maintain accurate monthly control of WIP, Debt, profit and cash, taking proactive action in each area as required
* Ensure forecasting is accurate and in line with company expectation

* To provide technical and professional oversight to a portfolio of Projects, supporting as required directly on larger projects or organising support from the Account.

What we are looking for


* Substantial quantifiable and demonstrable experience in a similar role, with previous experience in Facilities Management, with a bias in management of multiple sites
* Background in Operational management
* Strong and demonstrable Customer Relationship Management
* Working knowledge of P&L Accounts
* Experience in financial forecasting, budgeting and analysis is required
* Demonstrable experience of successful service management within a TFM contract
* Recent quantifiable and successful of negotiations with clients which have resulted in satisfactory issue resolution, incident management, value add to the business, cost savings or new business
* Proven track record in successful people management including performance management and familiarity with operational HR process and procedure
* Valid formal Health & Safety qualification e.g. NEBOSH
* IT literate Management Information Systems, MS Word, Power point and Excel
* Educated to Degree level in an appropriate Engineering or Asset Management Discipline, or formal Facilities Management recognised Qualification.


* Excellent leadership and motivational people management skills
* Ability to work openly and collaboratively at all levels to maximise overall organisational health
* Excellent interpersonal, communications and presentation skills
* Task focussed as well as people centred
* Excellent negotiation skills, based on strong commercial/financial acumen
* Capable of translating strategic intent into immediate successful delivery
* Strong influential and negotiating skills to drive the business
* Consultancy approach to service delivery
* Highly focused and strong commercial skills
* Able to diagnose/analyse complex commercial and technical situations
* Strong sense of urgency and desire to succeed

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


Educated to Degree level in an appropriate Engineering or Asset Management Discipline, or formal Facilities Management recognised Qualification Valid formal Health & Safety qualification e.g. NEBOS