Facilities Manager

  • Recruitment Genius
  • Rottingdean, The City of Brighton and Hove BN2, UK
  • 13/08/2017
Full time Distribution-Shipping Warehouse

Job Description

This national charity believes that no one who has served our country should have to battle blindness alone. They deliver life-changing services to vision impaired ex-Service men and women in the UK.

A superb opportunity has arisen at their Brighton Centre for a Facilities Manager to lead their Facilities teams (Accommodation and Building) to ensure they provide a high quality living, learning and working environment for their blind veterans and staff. Their beneficiaries reside permanently at their centre or visit them for respite care, training, holidays or activity themed weeks.

Their fabulous Brighton Centre is a listed building with extensive grounds, comprising up to 90 bedrooms, a swimming pool, gym, art and craft studios, rehabilitation and training facilities, along with their kitchens, laundry, stores and offices. Their Facilities Manager will be responsible for managing their security, reception, cleaning and maintenance, long with strategic development of their facilities, ensuring they adhere to all relevant legislation and best practice. The Facilities Manager will also manage external contractors, including their catering service and ensure all their Health & Safety legislative requirements are met.

You will have real drive, excellent relationship building skills and the desire to embrace their "one team" ethos, along with the ability to inspire and develop their Building and Accommodation teams.

As part of their Brighton Centre Leadership Team, you will share responsibility for creating a highly positive and solution focussed culture, reflecting the Charity's values and vision for leading change. Together with the Centre Leadership Team you will be part of setting the future direction of their Centre.

You will be an experienced people manager, have extensive experience of planning and managing budgets and be a member of the British Institute of Facilities Management. You will also have knowledge of relevant Health and Safety and fire legislation; building trades and services and local authority planning and building regulations.

This position is subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks.

Benefits include free life assurance, subsidised staff restaurant, use of onsite gym and swimming pool, employee assistance programme, free parking, a generous pension scheme and an excellent working environment.

Closing date: Thursday 20th July 2017
Interview date: Friday 28th July 2017

To apply, please submit your CV, including a supporting statement, detailing how you meet the role requirements.

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