Facilities Manager

Facilities Manager

Job Description

Job ID: 31729
Job Function: Facilities
Job Term: Permanent
Job Region: Chorley
Posted Date: 15 May 2024

Job Overview

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Facilities Manager to oversee the maintenance, safety, and functionality of our company’s facilities. The Facilities Manager will play a crucial role in ensuring that our physical work environment is safe, efficient, and conducive to the productivity of our employees. This role requires strong leadership, excellent problem-solving abilities, and a commitment to maintaining high standards of quality and safety.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Maintenance and Repairs:
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate routine maintenance, repairs, and renovations for all company facilities.
  • Manage contractors and service providers to ensure timely and cost-effective completion of maintenance and repair projects.
  • Conduct regular inspections to identify and address maintenance issues proactively.


  1. Safety and Compliance:
  • Develop and implement safety policies and procedures to maintain a safe and secure work environment.
  • Ensure compliance to regulations related to safety and facility management.
  • Conduct regular safety audits and drills, and address any identified safety concerns in line with the Health and Safety Manager.


  1. Budget and Cost Control:
  • Prepare and manage the facilities management budget, ensuring cost-effective operations.
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings and efficiency improvements in facility management.


  1. Team Leadership:
  • Supervise and lead a team of facilities staff, including maintenance technicians, custodial staff, and security personnel.
  • Provide guidance, training, and support to team members to ensure the efficient operation of facilities.


  1. Space Planning and Optimization:
  • Collaborate with various departments to assess space needs and plan for office layout and workspace optimization.
  • Oversee moves, office reconfigurations, and space allocation to support the organization’s growth and changing needs.


  1. Vendor and Supplier Management:
    • Establish and maintain relationships with external vendors and suppliers for facility-related services and products in association with purchasing department
    • Help to negotiate contracts, monitor vendor performance, and ensure service level agreements are met.
  1. Sustainability and Environmental Initiatives:
  • Develop and implement sustainability programs to reduce the environmental footprint of company facilities.
  • Identify opportunities for energy and resource conservation and promote eco-friendly practices.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Facilities Management, Business, Engineering, or a related field (preferred).
  • Proven experience in facilities management or a related field.
  • Strong knowledge of building systems, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and fire safety systems.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Leadership experience with the ability to manage a team effectively.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and compliance standards.
  • Proficiency in using facilities management software and computer-aided design (CAD) software is a plus.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions to ensure the smooth operation of facilities.


In return for your hard work, we offer excellent career progression opportunities and a professional environment where you can acquire, use, and continue developing your skills.


Your package will include:


  • Competitive Salary and pension scheme with life assurance
  • 25 Days Holiday (plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays)
  • Holiday buy-back scheme (5 additional days available)
  • Employee Assistance Programme supporting wellness with immediate access to:
    1. GP consultation and second opinions
    2. Mental health support
    3. Financial and Legal support
    4. Wellbeing and healthy living support
  • Employee referral scheme with financial reward
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Professional Membership and Study Sponsorship
  • Pass scheme (£100 to undertake training of your choice)


At TVS SCS we encourage and support our employees to realise their potential. They are empowered to take initiative and achieve high impact results that really make a difference to our business and our customers.


If you require any adjustments to allow you take a full and active part in the selection process, please notify us as part of your application. Please note TVS Supply Chain Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

TVS have signed the Armed Forces covenant and are a forces friendly employer.

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