Building Manager (FM)

  • Job Reference: 620219382-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: 615 Recruitment
  • Location: Leeds, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Real Estate & Property
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our on-site teams are responsible for providing a range of first class onsite support to our clients and tenants. Working to create an environment fully compliant with Health, Safety & Fire and other statutory controls, promoting sustainability and good environmental practices when carrying out work. We have an opportunity for a top calibre Building Manager in Leeds handling a building of 56,000 sq ft and a circa £600,000 service charge. You would take over complete control of the on-site team which includes receptionist, security staff, maintenance and cleaners, as well as 3rd party contractors.

The ideal candidate will be motivated, energetic and independent and should have relevant BM experience gained ideally within properties where customer service is of paramount importance. Exceptional communication skills are essential, as is technical knowledge and a professional approach. This role is varied with plenty of opportunity to introduce new services for the tenants and to improve existing ones to allow the building to compete in the era of the "serviced office". It would suit an organisational genius with creative flair who loves to solve problems and deliver solutions.

Essential Duties will include:

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Promotes high level of satisfaction among occupiers and clients by promptly responding to their service requirements. Assures prompt response by other team members and selected contractors.

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Provides support to line manager and building occupiers as required.

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Ensures compliance minimum standards, policies and procedures.

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Acknowledges role as office "ambassador". Understands image is reflected through proper telephone and reception procedures and quality service.

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Develop and implement an FM strategy including preventative maintenance and life-cycle requirements.

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Managing and tracking service charge expenditure and advising tenants on any required adjustments. Producing a quarterly variance report.

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Maintain the highest standard of building management and cleanliness within areas such as reception, security, cleaning, mechanical and electrical/general building maintenance, waste disposal and car park.

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Manage and review service contracts and scope to ensure site specific needs are being met and value for money is being achieved.

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Regular review of contractor performance, meet, discuss, and report on building management issues.

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Advise on and monitor energy usage in the building to drive efficiencies.

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Assists the Facilities Manager in developing a close working relationship with all contractors to ensure they fully understand the culture and standards, ensuring a high quality service is delivered.

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Control contractors working on site and manage the Permit to Work System as per instructions

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Managing tenant fit out programmes ensuring contractors programmes are effectively managed while managing snagging projects.

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Take an active role in developing the occupier community and contributing to the execution of regular tenant engagement strategies.

The ideal candidate must have:

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Proven experience in similar environment

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Customer Service experience

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Commercial awareness from qualification and/or experience

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Good working knowledge of H&S, environmental and statutory regulations

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Good communicator with all stakeholders

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Strong clerical and administrative skills

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Excellent knowledge of Excel and Microsoft

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Service Charge management and budgeting

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IOSH essential, NEBOSH desirable

We will give you:

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A salary up to £43,000 per annum dependent on experience.

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An opportunity to be part of a company who is committed to engaging with and developing all employees.

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The opportunity to contribute to a growing organisation, providing both personal and career development opportunities