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Global Facilities Manager, Crawley, Up to a £65k base

Job Description

Global Facilities Manager, Crawley, Up to a £65k base

My client makes a market leading software in the medical sector which is used in over 6,000 hospitals. This is a company who thrive on innovation and who are dedicated to fighting serious disease. We are looking for a Global Facilities Manager

We are looking for a dynamic, independent, self-starting individual who has the ability to manage the Global Facilities Management services and ensure that they have an optimal footprint of cost effective office and manufacturing locations that meet the business needs. This will entail working with the business to understand those needs, setting appropriate budgets, and working with procurement to manage FM providers and global lease arrangements to optimize service levels and costs.

The jobholder will also working with the FM provider to the Crawley site.

Key activities associated with this will be:

oDrive annual improvements - The FM manager will develop, champion, and ensure implementation of ideas and optimize total cost of ownership
oDrive best practices to improve Global FM - Identify/define best-practices both within and externally to work with key stakeholders to ensure that those best practices are widely adopted.
oEnsure that existing global lease arrangements are understood, and work on a plan to re-negotiate / renew / terminate those arrangements as appropriate. In some cases this will involve using third parties to leverage their market knowledge and expertise.
oWork with procurement to ensure best value received from FM suppliers and to ensure that the services provided meet business requirements on a global level
oParticipate in Business Improvement initiatives on FM.
oDevelop an expertise and allow talent development within FM- Remain current with market trends through relationships with the vendors and market experts
oUphold internal and external policies, regulations and laws - Maintain a working knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations as well as any internal policies (e.g. code of ethics) or procedures to ensure that the behaviour exhibited by the organization is honest, ethical and professional.
oManage the delivery of Crawley FM services directly with the outsourced FM provider.
oSupport the Health and Safety manager to ensure that we provide a safe working environment for all employees and visitors

Relevant knowledge, skills and competencies

oSubstantial experience of working in an industrial environment requiring significant on-going maintenance and capital expenditure.
oDocumented experience in FM management.
oDocumented leadership experience and skills including Team Building
oAbility to work with employees and achieve cultural change in the face of potential resistance
oMaintain positive and proactive relations with managers and employees, as well as our customers and regulatory agencies.

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.