24079 - Area Facilities Manager - South West
Area Facilities Manager – HMCTS Customer Directorate
We’re looking for an exceptional candidate to join the Property Directorate in the role of Area Facilities Manager.
HMCTS is transforming radically how the courts and tribunal services are delivered across England and Wales. One of the most complex and ambitious transformations across the Government, the reform will modernise the court estate, updating and replacing its technology, speeding up and streamlining working practices, refurbishing buildings to reduce maintenance costs and most importantly provide improved services for our customers.
The programme includes modernising the court estate, updating and replacing its technology, speeding up and streamlining working practices, refurbishing buildings to reduce maintenance costs and provide much improved services for service users, especially vulnerable witnesses and victims. Effective staff engagement at a time of such significant change will be critical to success; maintaining a positive and lasting connection between HMCTS management and its staff.
The key purpose of the role:
This role is specific to the HMCTS properties including other Arm’s Length Bodies properties. The Area Facilities Manager is responsible for property and FM related activities across an area (several clusters) including day-to-day management of the Facilities Managers and FM operations. The post holder will be a key day-to-day client-side contact for the service providers through term contract arrangements. The role provides the Single Point of Contact for Cluster Managers, and is responsible for managing HMCTS’s property and FM services across all of HMCTS serviced premises and buildings within a specified area comprising c30 to 40 sites.
As an integral member of the HMCTS’ Property Directorate the role will be responsible for operational management, across an HMCTS area, for the services which will include (but are not limited to) repairs, PPM, routine maintenance, catering, cleaning, portering, waste, and security. The post holder will also support the Regional Facilities Managers to ensure that the property and FM services are statutorily compliant through proper inspection and maintenance.
To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate the following:
- FM Experience
- Contract Management
- Finance/Budget Experience
- Managing a Team
- Experience/Understanding of Total Facilities Management Contracts
- Stakeholder Engagement experience
- Technical Qualification / Knowledge e.g. BIFM Qualifications, (or in the process of studying for one), Health & Safety, Asbestos Awareness, Legionella.
Please note, the salary for National is set out below:
National: £30,531 - £40,488
New recruits to the Civil Service joining MoJ are expected to join at the band minimum. For an exceptional applicant and under exceptional circumstances, managers have discretion to set starting salaries above the pay range minimum.
Working Arrangements & Further Information
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Flexible working hours
The Ministry of Justice offers a flexible working system in many offices.
The MoJ offers a range of benefits:
Generous allowances for paid holiday starting at 25 days per year, and rising as your service increases. There is also a scheme to allow qualifying staff to buy or sell up to three days leave each year. Additional paid time off for public holidays and 1 privilege day. Leave for part-time and job share posts will be calculated on a pro-rata basis.
The Civil Service offers a choice of pension schemes, giving you the flexibility to choose the pension that suits you best.
The Ministry of Justice is committed to staff development and offers an extensive range of training and development opportunities.
- A range of ‘Family Friendly’ policies such as opportunities to work reduced hours or job share.
- Access to flexible benefits such as salary sacrifice arrangements for childcare vouchers, and voluntary benefits such as retail vouchers and discounts on a range of goods and services.
- Paid paternity, adoption and maternity leave.
- Free annual sight tests for employees who use computer screens.
The opportunity to join employee-run networks that have been established to provide advice and support and to enable the views of employees from minority groups to be expressed direct to senior management. There are currently networks for employees of minority ethnic origin, employees with disabilities, employees with caring responsibilities, women employees, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.
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There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
25/02/2019, 23:55 hours
Closing Date: 25th February 2019 at 23:55 hours
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