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Facilities Team Leader

Job Title: Facilities Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SS25967
Job Published: August 08, 2018 11:01

Job Description

Reference numberSS25967RegionUKLocationNorth WestSub locationManchesterFunctionAdministration / Support, Facilities ManagementEmployment typeFull Time - PermanentHourly Rate BandsN/ASalaried/Hourly-PaidSalaried
We are currently recruiting for a Facilities Team Leader based in Manchester.  Interserve are supporting Irwin Mitchell across the UK, delivering full workplace services to over 13 sites.

To support the Office & Facilities Manager managing the day to day operations of the Facilities team on site. You will always work with an awareness of Health & Safety best practice, and work closely with the Office & Facilities Manager, ensure compliance with all statutory regulations. As required you will support the onsite Facilities team which includes (the following lists are not exhaustive they are examples) document solutions, (post, DX, courier, scanning, reprographics), porterage services, front of house / reception / security services, cleaning, stationery stock control and ordering, vending stock control and filling, cash management and ordering, paper replenishment, managing toners, waste toner bottles and staples for reprographics machines, meeting room equipment, maintenance, stock management and moves (internal & client), archiving support, off-site shredding, recycling, energy reporting, general support of the office and any other duties as required.
To support the Office and Facilities Manager in the day to day operation of the entire Facilities team during periods of leave or other absence to ensure the continued highest levels of service to the business.
You will provide support to all members of the Facilities team to ensure a high level of service to clients and staff.
Provide stock control and delivery control on consumables whilst having an awareness of contracts and service level agreements.
Contribute to team performance and participate in team goals and plans.
To ensure all reactive work required is reported to the Office and Facilities Manager and recorded on any relevant systems to ensure third party support is obtained where necessary. Follow all relevant procedures to obtain costings and spend approval for work to be undertaken.
Support the Office and Facilities Manager on all internal office moves, dealing with new joiners and leavers in terms of their equipment and security pass access, health and safety compliance including desk assessments, PEEPs, new and expectant mother checks etc. and other projects affecting your site in connection with all facilities aspects.
Manage the performance of team members that you are responsible for and work with the Office and Facilities Manager in carrying out regular performance reviews, annual appraisals, set objectives in key performance reviews.
To carry out the role as summarised including objectives in key performance areas as agreed.
To ensure that the Office and Facilities Manager is kept fully up-dated with all aspects of facilities management affecting the office.
The Facilities Team Leader will be a key member of the on-site team and this role requires outstanding teamwork and communication skills.
To engage with, communicate with and support all those working in or visiting your site to portray a professional level of support across the office.
To comply with the client’s policies and procedures.

Support the Office and Facilities Manager with management of the Facilities teams including management of absence / holiday cover as well as having a proactive, hands on approach to supporting the team and your office.
Undertake the management of direct reports.
Ensure direct reports are trained and understand the respective site critical systems.
Establish and maintain good working relationships with the client and key stakeholders.
Ensure personal achievement and development plans are implemented for all direct reports, ensuring training and development requirements are implemented.
Manage and enhance the delivery operation and client relationships on a day to day basis.
Support of the Office & Facilities Manager in the execution of strategies for developing and enhancing relationships with clients.
To ensure compliance with the client’s Health & Safety requirements, including liaison with the client’s Health & Safety, Energy and Environmental Manager
Ensure that the office is kept clean, tidy and organised throughout and work with others within the office to effect this.
Ensure effective management of hot desks, agile working environment, meeting rooms (internal and client facing) ensuring all areas are maintained to an appropriate standard and support staff members from other offices when they require a place to work.

Be an expert in what you do; take the time to develop knowledge and understand the service we provide; ensure the team are motivated to do the same
Welcome and act on feedback

To effectively manage direct reports.
To maintain good communication with all staff members.
To maintain good professional working relationships with external and internal clients.
Be proactive in the identification and resolution of problems
Identify, utilise, integrate and develop team member’s strengths to produce improved results.
Manage, mentor & the career development of all direct reports.
To undertake any specified responsibility as delegated by the client’s Facilities and Premises Manager or Director of Group and BLS Operations.

Ensure all employees adhere to Health and Safety guidelines and make sure all near misses and accidents are reported to the Office and Facilities Manager.
Ensure all compliance is adhered to with all relevant H&S and environmental legislation
Confidentiality is critical. Ensure compliance with the Solicitors Regulations Authority (SRA) Code of Conduct and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) at all times.
Ensure all reactive requests identified are reported to the Office and Facilities Manager and carried out in line with SLAs
Ensure stock levels are maintained on site across all service lines and ensure that stock levels are up to date for the stationary, printer and copiers
Working closely with H&S Team, supporting the inductions of Health & Safety to new staff
Ensure procedures are followed with regard to risk assessments, display screen assessments, fire safety, (this list is not exhaustive)
Support the site’s Business Continuity Plan
Budget awareness of overheads which includes project works
Ensure all contractors adhere to policies and procedures

Embrace values, and implement diverse perspectives and ideas
Maintain good working practices to enhance asset value and promote a positive image of both the Client and Interserve
Contribute to business wide initiatives to develop the account thinking and plans

Implement, monitor and drive through improvements
Good organisational skills
Ability to communicate at all levels
Strong client care / service skills
Attention to detail and Proactive
Good general management skills
Leadership qualities but also a team player and willingness to share tasks
Enjoyment of team working and willing to contribute ideas / solutions to team issues
Ability to work under pressure
Actively seek solutions to problems
Responsive to changing environments
Risk aware
The ability to develop innovative solutions to problems
Good IT skills, including knowledge of a range of software packages
Experience and Qualifications

People management (desirable)
Experience in office services and facilities
Health & Safety qualifications (desirable)


Interserve's vision is to redefine the future for people and places. We are one of the world's foremost support services and construction companies, operating in the public and private sectors in the UK and internationally. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and front-line public services. Interserve is based in the UK and is listed in the FTSE 250 index. We have gross revenue of £3.6 billion and a workforce of 80,000 people worldwide. 

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