Creative Kirklees

Creative Kirklees / Opportunities / Mon 07 Feb 2022

Facilities Manager, Manchester International Festival

Facilities Manager, Manchester International Festival

he Facilities Manager will ensure the Factory building and surrounding public realm and service yards are maintained to the highest standard. This role will lead the Facilities and Maintenance Teams to develop and embed a cohesive, efficient, cost-effective and robust facilities and maintenance structure whilst always keeping environmental sustainability, access and customers at the heart of what we do.

Responsibilities include

Leading on delivery and implementation of capital works, managing capital asset lifecycle, including end of life replacement and strategies to extend working life, delaying final replacement
Being responsible for statutory compliance across all building related systems, (including but not exclusively: life systems, legionella testing, and periodic electrical testing) managing regular testing of the fire alarm system and ensuring all required record keeping is robust
Being flexible, solution orientated and able to work under pressure
Ensuring that the property, soft & hard services, plant and equipment, and the fabric of the building is maintained, tested and inspected, and presented to the highest standard
Ensuring that the building is presented to the highest standards and is always safe for use by staff, visitors and anyone else who is within the demise of the building
Developing essential building records, drawings and data monitoring from the BMS and CAFM ensuring that information is up to date and relevant
Managing waste disposal contracts to effectively dispose of waste in line with the Factory/MIF’s 5-year Sustainability Plan, aiming to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill and increase levels of recycling
Essential requirements include

Proven experience of managing and motivating a team to achieve consistently high levels of performance
Familiar with Building Management Systems
Experience of developing a preventative maintenance plan and capital asset lifecycle strategy
IOSH qualified
Experience of managing external contractors and contract delivery with robust KPIs

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