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Account Manager

Job Title: Account Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 114
Job Published: August 07, 2018 21:08

Job Description

We have an opportunity for an Account Manager to provide leadership, management, and development of the Wates own office contract ensuring financial and operational commitments are met and exceeded. Our Account Managers play a pivotal role in ensuring the highest of standards are met at all times as well building a close working relationship with the client to ensure a successful and ongoing relationship.


Wates Smartspace FM provides a Total Facilities Management (TFM) solution for our clients, self-delivering planned and reactive M&E services, with an absolute focus on 100% uptime of critical building infrastructure.


Smartspace FM also oversees the delivery of all soft services encompassing cleaning and hygiene, catering, hospitality, vending, reprographics, mail room, front of house, porter services and security.


Key Accountabilities for the role include:


Monitoring day-to-day delivery including performance of key service partners and specialist subcontractors, ensuring compliance with the agreed specification
Auditing every site monthly for compliance, consistent service levels and improvement opportunities
Ensuring customer satisfaction by building and maintaining strong relationships with all key stakeholders
Establishing robust procedures for effective planning, organisation and control of the services
Managing all financial agreements with supply chain partners
Rolling out best practice approaches and providing access to innovative technologies
Overseeing our health, safety & environment management protocols in line with client policy and the site specific risk mitigation approaches
Supporting and providing data to facilitate strategic review and implementation of positive service changes

We are looking for an experienced Service Manager from a facilities management background with a proven track record of delivering high service levels in a corporate setting.


To be successful in this role you will have excellent communication skills and the ability to develop effective relationships with key stakeholders


A bit about us:


Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK. Our vision is to become the most trusted partner in the built environment with an ambition to become a £2bn turnover business.


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).

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