Iconic Luxury Hotels are looking for a Facilities Manager to join our brand new hotel, coming soon to Central London. The hotel has undergone a complete refurbishment and therefore, we are looking for a Facilities Manager to join us at this pivotal time.
Facilities Manager - Aim of the role
To effectively and pro-actively maintain the high standards of maintenance and Health & Safety of the property and all of its facilities.
Facilities Manager - Responsibilities
To be aware of your responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act.
To be fully aware of the Hotel's Fire Safety Procedures.
To take ownership and ensure that all appliances, fixtures and fittings are safe and work in accordance with Health & Safety regulations, alter to meet these requirements if achievable and if not, report any faults to the General Manager for approval to action.
To liaise with the General Manager on a weekly basis deciding on the priorities of jobs to assist smooth running of the department and also communicating any potential problems / barriers to completing a task.
To take ownership in setting an annual budget for the department for each financial year in conjunction with the General Manager and to work within budgetary constraints.
To have a long term, effective preventative maintenance business plan.
To have a proactive business plan when dealing with general maintenance.
To show teamwork and flexibility and complete any other reasonable task as required by the General Manager.
To be respectful and effectively manage the maintenance team in personal and professional development including rotas, holiday requests, appraisals, disciplinary, training and development.
To be intuitive and delegate work load between the maintenance team to ensure deadlines are met.
To show teamwork, flexibility and pride in respond to emergency calls for maintenance from all departments.
To show flexibility and be able to respond to changes in job priorities at short notice, however ensuring that all priority maintenance jobs are completed.
To call out contractors and raise purchase orders as required.
To be passionate in attending any training sessions, senior management meetings on a regular basis passing on relevant information to the team.
Facilities Manager - What you will need
You will ideally be IOSH or NEBOSH qualified in order to write and produce risk assessment and manage contractors.
Have experience in fire safety management.
You will have a keen eye for detail, strong organisational and interpersonal skills and be confident building relationships with suppliers and members of the pre-opening team.
Due to the nature of the role, strong financial acumen is key, with the ability to control costs and project manage with budgets to tight deadlines.