Regional Facilities Manager

Christchurch, Yeovil or Frimley based
Competitive + Benefits
09 Mar 2018
11 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Regional Facilities Manager

We currently have a vacancy for a Regional Facilities Manager which reports to the Head of Facilities Management and forms part of the Workplace Services Management Team.

Workplace Services operate an outsourced model (with a small retained intelligent client team) and you will be dealing with the end customers and supply partners to ensure that there is a seamless benchmark delivery of services.

As a Regional Facilities Manager, you will be responsible for maximising value to BAE Systems, reducing operating costs and maximising the business unit’s competitive position, through the effective and efficient management of building facilities working strategically and collaboratively with our customers, suppliers and other parts of the organisation.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to manage the BAE Systems Defence Infrastructure (DI) Customer Account with main sites currently at Christchurch and Yeovil.

The role may be based at Christchurch, Yeovil or Frimley and will involve regular travel to sites within the South West.

Your main responsibilities as a Regional Facilities Manager will involve: 

Ensuring that the Workplace Services suppliers are delivering services in line with agreed service levels

Primary responsibility for developing and maintaining strong working relationships with our customers, identifying and initiating innovative service delivery excellence methods that are in line with our customers wider business objectives

Accountability for effective budget management and financial planning

Providing guidance, support and expertise to our customers as well as identifying and mobilising new service lines

Working with customers, identifying financial requirements and providing advice on how these can be achieved, liaising with supply partners and internal teams as required to meet these targets

Accountability for the delivery of projects for the sites you are responsible for (in conjunction with the Project Teams)

Working closely with the Head of Facilities Management, Subject Matter Experts, Suppliers, and the Wider Real Estate Solutions Management Team to help develop the Real Estate Solutions culture and philosophy of providing a customer focused, seamless, one stop service aligned with our customers’ business objectives, vision and strategy

Your skills and qualifications:

Experience of managing large complex sites and Facilities Management delivery

Previous, quantifiable track record of delivering significant cost savings across an outsourced Facilities Management operation whilst maintaining and improving service levels

A strong leader with the ability to constantly review working practices, evaluate and manage change within a single site/multi-site environment

Project and budget management experience

HNC Building Services or similar

Member of a relevant technical institution, such as BIFM, IIE, RICS, CIOB

NEBOSH General Certificate (desirable)

City & Guilds or equivalent in Legionella, Asbestos and fire management (desirable)

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the ability to form and maintain excellent working relationships with colleagues at all levels within the organisation and relevant external enforcement and advisory agencies. You will show a demonstrable appreciation of disciplines other than core skills to assist the successful integration and functioning of the facilities environment. You will have the ability to use appropriate IT systems and packages to enhance quality of work, with a detailed knowledge of databases, spread sheets and web-based systems to use as tools to monitor performance of highly complex and diverse issues.

Location: Christchurch, Yeovil or Frimley with regular travel within the South West (Company car will be provided)

 Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Shared Services

BAE Systems is home to the engineering expertise, technical skill and ingenious people that keep the UK at the forefront of defence and security capability. We manage some of today’s toughest challenges, delivering the most complex programmes, which generate critical export growth whilst supporting thousands of advanced manufacturing jobs distributed throughout the UK.

Now we want even more great people to join us.

To support such a uniquely complex range of operations, our Shared Services people are likewise hugely diverse. About half of our 1000 employees are at 32 UK locations, in customer-facing roles, adding benefit and value to BAE Systems operations, people and property. We are home to experts who thrive on mental challenge - often specialists who are leaders in their fields. 

Whatever the area you work in, the focus is always on delivering the highest quality solutions at the lowest possible cost. We welcome people with diverse skills and experience who bring a real passion for customer focus.

We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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