Vacancy Details

Facilities Management Team Leader – Initial 12-month contract

Stockport Homes is an innovative, modern arms-length housing organisation (ALMO), created in October 2005 employing approximately 540 staff and managing 11,500 properties across the borough of Stockport.

Stockport Homes is recognised as a Sunday Times Top 100 ‘Best Places to work in the Public Sector’ employer, has been awarded Investors in People (Gold) status and are also thrilled to have been named UK’s Top Landlord after winning the 24Housing magazine vote.

We are now looking to recruit a Facilities Management Team Leader to join us to manage and develop the administrative and operational systems and procedures which support the delivery of facilities management services. The role will initially be offered on a 12-month contract basis however, there is potential that the role could become permanent in the future.

Leading on the development and review of written policies and procedures governing service delivery, ensuring that they are imbedded into day-to-day working practices, you will have overall management responsibility for the delivery and expansion of FM services to 3rd party customers (currently schools and care homes) ensuring value for money, high quality and professional services are provided.

Innovative and challenging the status quo to produce operational efficiencies, you will be proactive in developing and expanding our 3rd party services and support the Facilities Maintenance Manager and Mechanical Managers in the procurement of service contracts.

With experience of working in the FM industry in either the public or private sector with working knowledge of FM related legislation and statutes (specifically in relation to Asbestos, Legionella, Gas and Electrical installations), you will have experience of managing and developing ICT systems and databases for FM service delivery and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. A creative thinker who takes innovative approaches to actively provide added value from limited resources, you must have the ability to effectively manage budgets and present financial information; demonstrating effective leadership skills and contractor management experience.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 22nd October 2017
Interview date: Wednesday 1st November 2017

All posts offer attractive conditions of service and a range of employee benefits including a commitment to personal development, work life balance and a genuine commitment to embrace diversity for employees and customers.

Stockport Homes is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.