Facilities Manager

£35846 - £40927 per annum pension

Job description

Morgan Hunt is delighted to be partnering again with a Higher Education client in Glasgow in their search for several Facilities Manager positions. This is an exceptional opportunity to join Global leader within Higher Education & Research and work alongside other Facilities and Estates professionals.

Job Role:

Providing professional management and leadership of Facilities services and effective campus management on a day-to-day operational basis across one of the five zones of buildings.

This is a key leadership and business partnering role working across a range of internal and external stakeholders to deliver a sustainable service provision.

You will demonstrate a customer focused approach to the delivery of Facilities services, the post holder will ensure the cost-effective delivery of high-quality services that compliment and facilitate customer experience.

Responsibilities: (includes but not limited to)

  • To effectively manage the Zone Facilities services groups ensuring the delivery of the day-to-day operation.
  • Responsible for leadership of operational staff including, Duty Managers, Facilities Assistants, Facilities Cleaning Assistants and through establishing performance indicators to ensure quality processes and equipment are being utilised and the working arrangements are in line with best practice
  • To support the Facilities Leadership team with the development and delivery of strategic and operational goals and objectives for the Facilities services teams which align with departmental and wider operating plan
  • Deliver an integrated facilities service across the zone to ensure that service levels are specified and delivered against and are appropriate for the needs of the client and the u
  • Overall responsibility to lead and work with Facilities colleagues for the to day operations of key buildings
  • Develop and implement safety management arrangements including risk assessments for services task
  • Resolve any conflicts which may arise in relation to demand versus resou
  • Ensure consistent services provision compliance with all statutory & legislative standards and local & national policy, protocol and procedure.
  • Overall responsibility to lead and work with Facilities colleagues for the to day operations of key buildings
  • Ensure the continuing training and development of team across the range of Facilities services, tailored to both individual need and business requirements
  • Ensure effective coordination of FM service delivery by liaising with colleagues from centrally delivered Estates services and with contractor
  • Support and Coordinate the delivery of quality management systems to ensure core standard services are achieved.

Knowledge /Qualifications


  • Ability to demonstrate the competencies required to undertake the duties associated with this level of post having acquired the necessary knowledge and skills in a similar or number of different role Or: Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 9, (Ordinary Degree, Scottish Vocational Qualification level 4), or equivalent (including professional accreditation with relevant formal training), and experience of personal development in a similar or related role(s) with a bias towards facilities service provision/customer service.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the work practices, processes and procedures relevant to Facilities Services roles.
  • Proven management capability and well-developed skills in managing large staff groups with a demonstrable ability to effect positive changes in work practices and embed continuous improve
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact and liaise effectively, clearly explain matters of detail, listen accurately and discuss matters of detail with specialist and non-specialist
  • Significant operational management experience of managing a team delivering facilities service provision in a customer focused environment

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Roddy McCallum
Head of Estates & Facilities Management
Property & Construction Team
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