Head of Facilities - Creative Agency - up to £50K

Job Title: Head of Facilities - Creative Agency - up to £50K
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH51500
Contact Name: Emma Hatfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 09, 2016 11:27

Job Description

Handle Recruitment are working with a global creative agency based in Central London to find an experienced Facilities Manager to join their team.

The agency: A leader in integrated communications, the agency have a global remit working with a number of well-known household brands. Having moved to new offices last year, the building now houses around 400 people, and therefore this role demands an experienced facilities manager who can take responsibility for the upkeep and delivery of services, Reporting directly into their MD and Finance Director

The role: The facilities manager will be responsible for a team of 6 within the facilities and reception functions as well as key outsourced contracts. On top of this, duties will include:

  • Managing and maintaining office space and internal relocations
  • Managing facilities services and maintenance contracts
  • Business point of contact for the landlord and building management team
  • Health & safety issues with added environmental responsibilities
  • Managing all facilities related and non-IT capital expenditure budgets
  • Managing relevant supplier relationships and procurement process

The candidate: Ideally University or professionally qualified (IOSH, NEBOSH etc.) The ideal candidate will be a seasoned facilities professional who is capable of hitting the ground running and bringing new ideas to the table in terms of system and process. People Management is a key part of the role, so someone who has managed a team before is essential, and the candidate must truly enjoy mentoring and developing others. Experience of planning and rolling out a disaster emergency plan would also be hugely beneficial, as this will be the first key project the successful candidate is tasked with.

To apply for this position click 'apply now' or contact Emma Hatfield on 0207 569 9933/

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.