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Facilities - Site Manager

We are looking for a Site Manager for a London based client.

This role will support our client in maintaining their critical defence sites and making our customers' lives easier.


  • Manage all site-based activities to ensure a safe, secure and compliant estate; specifically ensure all planned, preventive, reactive and remedial maintenance is safely executed on time and fully recorded to enable commercial recovery.

  • Monitor, analyse, report and continuously improve performance to maximise commercial entitlement; sustainably delivering excellent service and best-value

  • Hire, train, engage and retain sufficient, suitably qualified and experience staff to consistently deliver the required service levels and scope; managing succession planning, leave and training to protect operational availability at all times.

  • Establish and maintain contingency plans to protect service delivery and rapidly recover from any disruptions or service interruptions.

  • Establish and continuously improve systems and processes to consistently deliver high-quality across all service streams.

  • Develop new business by seeking and providing cost-effective solutions to client problems.

  • Provide leadership and direction to site based staff, developing skills matrix and development plan for all team members.

  • Provide Line Management to direct reports including Personal Performance Planning (PPP).

  • Ensure that a culture of team working, task ownership and flexible working is actively encouraged and implemented across the site.

  • Effectively communicate the operational management deliverables to all Supervisors, ensuring all issues and problems are reported and managed in a controlled and timely manner.

  • Anticipate, prepare for and control all safety, security, operations and performance risks.

  • Develop good relationships with supply chain partners; monitor and manage their performance to ensure commercial compliance, best value and continuous improvement.

Person Specification:

  • Professional Chartered Engineer - Mechanical, Electrical, Systems, Civil

  • SMSTS card and CSCS card - gold/ black cards

  • Degree or Master's Degree in an Engineering, Facilities Management or Business

  • Good commercial skills; able to control costs and develop new business

  • Previous experience, ideally in a hard services FM environment preferred

  • Excellent IT, written and verbal communication skills

  • Proven experience in leading & developing high performing multi-functional teams

  • Smart appearance; good with people

  • Clean, full UK driving license

  • BIFM is desirable

  • IOSH / NEBOSH preferred


  • Company car

  • 25 says annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Private healthcare after 6 months

  • Company pension scheme

We are happy to speak with candidates and advise on suitability.