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105660 - Facilities Manager - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 4/11/2019
Job Reference: 105660
Contact Name: Caroline Kingston
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Job Description

Facilities Manager - Galway - 105660
Facilities Manager
Our client is recruiting for a Facilities Manager to join their team. The purpose of this role is to take the lead in providing Facilities Management on regulated client facility and to accurately and efficiently co-ordinate the onsite services. The successful candidate will be responsible for co-coordinating the day to day operation on the ground, co-coordinating the maintenance, caretaking, cleaning, management and security. The Facility site manager will also be responsible for liaising closely with the client with day to day operational matters. A strong knowledge of soft and hard services is a must.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Daily property & facility related inspections
  • Assist in procuring, tendering and managing of Cleaning / Security / Maintenance
  • Ensure that all contracts are in place with the subcontractors. This is to include an appropriate SLA and Contract Summary Agreement
  • Develop and implement on site SOPs
  • Ensure all regulatory requirements are meet
  • Monitoring of all subcontractors and their associated services
  • Monitoring all PPM and reactive work that may impact on the business and liaising with the business to ensure the PPM can be completed
  • Formal reporting to clients
  • Monitoring, managing and reporting on all expenditure. Insuring expenditure does not exceed budget
  • Providing budgets and project managing approved projects
  • Responsible for coordinating and management of office moves
  • Maintain auditable records for all in-house and outsourced PPM activities and ensure all documents are filed in an orderly fashion
  • Assist with managing the operational direction of outsourced resources, including quality performance, employed in the design, installation and operation of building, engineering and FM services
  • Ensuring all facilities activities and requests are tracked and resolved in timely manner. Ensuring that feedback is provided on each issue
  • Managing the work permits for all vendors
  • Ensure that all of the equipment is operational and that all equipment is working within defined parameters, settings and operational conditions as required
  • Manage, follow up and review the SOP for all departments under control
  • Managing access control and security systems
  • Constantly identifying and creating ways to improve efficiency across all facilities related services
  • Take on adhoc projects/duties as deemed necessary by the client and/o Contracts Manager
Education, Experience and Skills
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a facilities environment
  • Excellent pc skills, including Word/ Excel/ PowerPoint and project
  • Suitable experience in Health and safety, and environmental issues
  • Understanding of regulated facilities related services
  • Excellent Knowledge of soft and hard services
  • Understanding of mechanical and electrical building engineering services, their design, operation and maintenance
  • Understanding of human resource management and being part of a team
  • Understanding of financial budgeting, management and control techniques
  • Working knowledge of service provision contracts and contract administration procedures
  • Local building, fire and safety codes
  • Excellent communication skills and problem-solving skills
  • Eagerness to learn and progress

For further information on this Manager role in the West of Ireland please contact Caroline Kingston on 0868395531/

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