Facilities Manager

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Facilities Management


York - England - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Company Profile

CBRE is the global leader in real estate services and leverages the industry's most powerful knowledge base to meet the commercial real estate needs of its clients worldwide. Our vision is to be the preeminent, vertically integrated, globally capable real estate service firm. Globally we employ over 70,000 employees and operate in 48 countries.

Job Title: Facilities Manager

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. We are recruiting a Facilities Manager to join the team based in York.

The purpose of the Facilities Manager role is to have management and overall responsibility for the client property in line with all Health and Safety, environmental, company procedures related general legislation and client/tenant requirements. This includes ensuring the adherence to the budgetary costs and customer service standards.

Key Responsibilities

•To ensure the fabric of the building both externally and internally is maintained and serviced to a high standard in accordance with the management contract and agreed budgets.

•To be responsible for all the health and safety compliance onsite, including that of third party services providers and maintenance records. This includes ensuring our log books are regularly updated and monitored in accordance with all the Health and Safety requirements.

•To oversee third party contracts to ensure the correct standard of service is provided in accordance with the agreed contract

•Preparation, control and monitoring of the service agreement in accordance with the client's budgetary agreement

•Regular monitoring of the key performance indicators and taking remedial action as applicable to ensure the required standards are maintained and constantly improved for the full range of buildings

•To compile and maintain all required management information/records relating to company, health and safety and other related records. This includes asset register, emergency plans and all related records and management reports

•To further develop and maintain excellent client relationships, ensuring that they receive the highest standards of service in relation to their operational needs and attend client meetings as applicable.

•To ensure fire and other evacuations are carried out on a regular basis in accordance with the health and safety requirements. This includes ensuring the emergency plan and related site maps are continually updated within the property.

•To liaise with local authorities as appropriate

•To proactively manage risk and deal with insurance issues on site

•To manage major work programmes on site, acting as the liaison point for all parties involved

•To produce management reports in accordance with the needs of the business.

•To liaise with the building manager and the procurement department to ensure compilation of external contracts and ensure that all procurement needs are carried out in line with Company policy

•To monitor FM works onsite and liaise with service providers/sub-contractors.

•Any other duties as in accordance with the needs of the business

Person Specification/Requirements

•Educated to degree level or equivalent

•Previous regional facilities management experience within a multi let property environment. This includes Line Management responsibility for Company personnel and contractors and management service agreements as applicable.

•Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills

•IT literate, together with an understanding and experience of industry specific IT Applications.

•High degree and knowledge reference of Health and Safety legislation, environmental protection requirements and ideally IOSH or NEBOSH qualified

•Analytical skills

•Ability to work within a team and on own initiative and within a pressurised environment with excellent organisational and planning skills.

•BIFM qualification desirable


CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2020 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com .

We are in particular need of Building Maintenance Technicians and Maintenance Managers.  Folks that have current hands on experience with HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, electrical, PLC’s, robotics, conveyor systems, carpentry, automation, controls and/or general maintenance.  And we need Managers that can direct these employees.  

We have job openings in many locations here in the US.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits including some matching 401K, vacation, etc.  All our jobs are full-time and permanent.