Head of Facilities

Head of Facilities

£50,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Pension + Benefits + 25 Days Hols +BHs

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Facilities to join a growing and established Law Firm based in Leeds.

The Role:

  • Manage the prestigious city centre premises occupied by the Firm in accordance with the relevant leases and in conjunction with the appropriate landlord and property agents.
  • Ensure that the premises are maintained to the high standards expected of a professional services firm, that they provide a compliant, safe and inclusive working environment for all staff and visitors, and that a quality front of house service, catering facility and range of office support services are provided to the Firm.
  • Identify potential improvements to align with business plans, and plan and deliver works and projects as required at the premises.

***Full Job Description Available Upon Successful Telephone Screening***

The Candidate:

  • Experience of leading and managing facilities and project teams at a comparable managerial level, preferably within a professional services environment.
  • Professional qualifications relevant to the role such as IWFM, CIBSE, IOSH, NEBOSH, APM and/or others.
  • A solid understanding of hard service operations, including maintenance regimes, construction activities, and M&E and building services systems, as well as the provision of soft services such as security, cleaning, front of house, reprographics and other office support activities.
  • Good organisational, coordinating, problem solving, prioritising and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Financial and cost management experience, including the development and control of annual and project budgets.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Management systems, including Management of Health & Safety at Work, Building, CDM and other relevant statutory and other regulatory requirements and industry guidance.
  • A good understanding of business operations, including risk management and business continuity, and the contribution that Facilities Management can make to support the business and its working environment.
  • Approachable with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both oral and written, with the ability to interact positively and effectively with senior management, peers and clients.
  • Sound PC skills including a working knowledge of Office applications and familiarity with other programmes such as Project, AutoCad and BIM systems. 
  • Self-motivated, pro-active, able to deliver with minimum oversight, enthusiastic, open to change and opportunities for professional development.
  • Have a sense of humour!

You must live within a commutable distance of Leeds City Centre

If you're interested in hearing more about this role then please send your CV via this advertisement to Mandy Matley at The Recruitment Crowd.


£50,000 - £55,000 basic



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Mandy Matley

(0113) 457 3760

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Head of Facilities, Leeds