Vacancy for Building Manager

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Location Manston, Kent
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Hours per Week 40 hours
Remuneration £35000 per annum plus benefits including a £5100 per annum car allowance
Job Reference GR/10755

We have an opportunity for a Building Manager to join our team based in Manston, Kent.

You will lead and manage the site teams providing the delivery of an excellent workplace experience to customers with a primary focus on soft services and compliance, but you will ideally also have an understanding of catering services should the need arise. A flexible approach due to the nature of the site and the likely peaks and troughs in the volumes of customers is needed.

You will also assist the Area Manager to deliver strategic, sustainable, integrated facilities services for your allocated buildings whilst driving high levels of customer service to create a great workplace experience for our customers and building visitors.

You’ll be working in line with KPIs and SLA performance agreements delivering against these objectives and the budget guidelines to support the site and contract business target.

Responsibilities will include:

Managing and developing a team of soft service delivery colleagues

Working with the Area Manager to lead the team to deliver our service standards, maintain HSE excellence and a secure workplace 

Actively engaging in the provision of service innovation projects, programs and processes, keeping the contract informed and updated

Accountable for the overall management and control of costs in your areas of responsibility for the various service stream within your building

Managing the Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) system to ensure that all jobs are logged and closed and investigating for resolution

Ensure that all contractors abide to the OCS standards and work in safe manner

Provide monthly reports to the Area Manager on the works completed on the sites under your supervision


Qualifications and Experience required:

IOSH, managing Safety

Hold professional membership (CIBSE,BIFM,IOSH) or willingness to achieve professional membership

IT Skills including Microsoft, SAP and CAFM software platforms

Awareness of legislation relating to building compliance

Strong IT skills (Microsoft, SAP, CAFM, platforms)

Full clean driving licence


What will you get in return?

An enhanced pension scheme (above auto enrolment rates) - to save for the future

Life Assurance – to protect your family should the worst happen

25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays on top

Option to purchase additional annual leave

Private Medical Insurance – to protect you

Access to 100s of high street discounts

Financial Wellbeing support - Access to low interest loans

Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers

Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme

Long Service Awards

Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles

Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Health & Wellbeing Support


Why join OCS Group UK Ltd?

OCS prides itself as a company with strong family values and we are passionate about hiring people who demonstrate the same.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS. If you share these Values, we want you to be part of our team.

OCS have a well-respected brand and our colleagues are empowered to be the best version of themselves. We offer job stability and are committed to developing our colleagues by offering more than just a job. We are a financially stable business who continues to be privately owned since its inception in 1900.

We reward those who demonstrate our values and since the launch of our OCS Star recognition scheme we have rewarded nearly 1,500 colleagues with monetary vouchers, certificates, and public recognition within the business.

We invest and support the growth of our people and are currently sponsoring over 310 colleagues who are enrolled in a variety of apprenticeship programmes, ranging from Level 3 qualifications in customer service to degree programmes in Leadership. If you want to develop you career, OCS is a great choice.

OCS offers the family feel of smaller organisations although large enough to offer so many opportunities. We recognise your efforts and contribution and show our appreciation through a variety of reward schemes which in turn results in our colleagues staying with OCS.  Our business is the family you can choose, and our people stay for the friendships, opportunities, and career fulfilment we offer