Facilities Management Consultant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Facilities Management

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  • Salary:

    £500.00 - £600.00 per day + + travel expenses

  • Contact:

    Sarah Davenport

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    up to 6 months

  • Expiry date:


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Group Facilities Management Consulant

UK wide, 3-6 months

Up to £600 a day + expenses

Rapidly expanding digital retailer

One of the fastest growing business in the world, with a rapidly expanding property portfolio across the UK and Europe is looking for a highly experienced Head of Facilities Management on an interim basis whilst they recruit permanently. You will play a vital role in supporting the Group Head of Property in running a property portfolio equipped to support the strategic vision safely. Through multiple acquisitions, there is a huge amount of due diligence and work needed to get on top of the portfolio profile and FM operations across multiple UK and Europe wide sides.

Core Responsibilities

  • Focused on UK, the aim for the initial 3 month period is to produce a report that discloses and advises / recommends on the following;
    • Initial 360 review of FM function across all group companies
      • People, Process, Technology - what have we got vs what we need
      • Review KPI's for sites with gap analysis
      • Review all contracts & JDs across all sites - are they right fit?
      • What is the team delivering? Review opportunities to outsource and make FM personnel more driven towards first line response and contract management
    • Contract(or) management
      • Work with FMs to build a framework with external service providers to outsource FM delivery across UK and then EMEA
      • Site management needs to be reviewed closely with H&S to ensure
        • Document management in place (and admin in right place)
        • Compliance framework / do we have right maintenance records in right place?
        • On site management of supply chain - need to start putting in place
      • Organisation / Structure
        • Need to build a model that scales over time
        • How do we make scaled steps
    • Business as usual
      • Need a safe pair of hands in place to field day to day queries and prioritise work load
    • The business continuity plans need reviewing at all sites and redrafted as required
  • Second 3 months requires the above to be delivered across Europe.

Your experience and background:

  • The successful Candidate will be required to seek ways to deliver cost / energy /sustainability efficiencies and improve operational standards in line with the company's values and objectives.
  • You will be experienced in managing FM and Health and Safety across multiple sites and countries, also holding experience in contractor management and contract negotiation and analysis. A successful Candidate should have a recognised FM qualification.
  • You will be expected to provide the ability to undertake audits with experience in auditing documentation and processes.
  • The role will involve visit sites (UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy) - with the rest of the time split between home and office.
  • Good IT skills
  • Has worked in a scaled business and understands scaling step changes
  • Has M&A experience, and understands challenges of harmonisation and re-organisation
  • A pragmatic and methodical approach to problem solving and who has willingness to learn, is enthusiastic, hardworking, with an acute attention to detail to join a notable and fast-growing company.

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