Vacancy for Facilities Manager

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Location Gloucester
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Hours per Week 40
Remuneration £42,000 - £45,000 + Benefits + Commission Scheme
Job Reference GR/9214

As a Facilities Manager within our Business & Industry sector, it will be your role to ensure the profitable, efficient and safe operation of the cleaning, security, hygiene, laundry, reception, maintenance and M&E statutory service contracts at Safran, Gloucester.

This will include peripheral services supplied to clients such as window cleaning, pest control, feminine hygiene or any other soft services provided by OCS. Providing a quality service delivery to all customers in accordance with company procedures ensuring effective and adequate financial, budgeting and analysis of direct cost and overheads. You will look to retain existing business along with achieving relevant growth targets for new work & manage the staff on your site and peripheral sites, ensuring adequate cover is established during periods of holidays and absence.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the delivery of all services in your area to provide consistently high levels of performance that meet contractual obligations and strategic objectives of the client
  • Complying with Client, Company, and legal requirements such as H&S, ensuring the display of notices, first aid and accident reporting, achieving compliance with ISO standards
  • Controlling budgets for all staff, products and materials
  • Ensuring the contract operates within all current legislation and client policies and that where appropriate, staff are made aware of their responsibilities in the regards
  • Maintaining staff records and training within legislation and company policy using both in-house and external training schemes 
  • Holding regular team briefings that cover all relevant topics as outlined on the company core briefing sheet
  • Ensuring the specified and correct standards of services are established and maintained and that any deficiency is reported and remedied promptly

Experience required:


  • Educated to Higher Education standard
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • IT literate – proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • SIA Licence desirable although training will be provided

Working experience/Personal attributes

  • Strong management experience across a range of soft service disciplines
  • Previous budget accountability including the management of a team in excess of 15 employees is essential
  • Management of industrial multi-services contracts would also be preferable
  • Must be self-motivated and results orientated with affective inter-personal skills with the ability to communicate at levels of the business
  • Able to maintain client liaison throughout site and work closely with Safran Facilities Management team
  • Highly organised individual with the ability to prioritise workload and delegate efficiently to direct reports
  • Ability to mentor and develop subordinates, counselling and coaching where necessary
  • High degree of interest in your own personal development and future career progression