Facilities Manager

Arkle Property Services is looking for a Facilities Manager to join its team managing residential maintenance and refurbishment projects across some of London's most premium real estate.

Arkle Property services has an outstanding track record of providing superb quality maintenance and refurbishment services to residential, commercial and estate properties across London.
They are currently working on the largest UK Build to Rent refresh programme with Get Living refurbishing properties with new kitchen units, appliances, flooring, painting and decoration works.
They are the UK’s leading Fire Protection advisor, working with developers and operators to ensure that their buildings are compliant whilst ensuring minimum disruption to day-to-day operations.
They oversee projects of varying scales, catering to the needs of their clients, whether they are small or large in scope. Clients they work with include: The Whiteley, 20 Grosvenor Square, Four Seasons, Sixth Senses, CBRE, Knight Frank, Savills, Get Living, Elysian Living and Knight Dragon.

We are looking for an experienced Facilities Manager to take ownership of scopes of work for residential, commercial and build to rent developers across London and beyond.

You will be expected to manage a team of several maintenance technicians, traders and contractors, focused on performing corrective, predictive and preventative maintenance, snagging and refurbishments across multisite locations.

Duties will include:

  • To inspect the allocated sites/projects regularly and identify any areas in need of repair / H&S hazards/ Quality control / progress.
  • Meeting clients on sites.
  • To perform risk assessments, issue RAMS to Arkle’s the Head of Compliance for approvals.
  • To ensure that all maintenance items are kept in a safe area to prevent injuries to residents, associates and visitors.
  • To coordinate, oversee and manage repair and maintenance work assignments performed by technicians, vendors and contractors.
  • To prepare and manage jobs and invoices for the allocated jobs/projects.
  • To review work orders and assign various team members with timelines to complete and follow up work to ensure that work orders are properly completed.
  • To develop and maintain preventive maintenance programmes.
  • To implement and ensure that all safety programmes and procedures are followed.

We are looking for someone with experience of managing renovation projects across multiple sites. You will need to be an excellent communicator with experience of providing a high level of service to clients.

You must be numerate with the ability to analyse data and prepare reports. You must also have excellent communication skills to manage key clients, provide exceptional customer service and manage on-site teams.

You must be able and willing to travel to different locations within the UK to supervise works and ensure that sites are compliant and running to schedule.

Knowledge of fire safety legislation and compliance is essential.

If you are interested in a confidential conversation about this role, please contact Emma Timothy emma.timothy@mrgglobal.com or Matthew Giles matthew.giles@mrgglobal.com

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