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Facilities Management Strategy and Planning Lead

Facilities Management Strategy and Planning Lead

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    Real Estate

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    Lucy Cook

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    7 months ago

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A private equity backed self-storage owner and operator, is going through a significant phase of expansion and is looking to hire a Facilities Management Strategy and Planning Lead to facilitate the ongoing growth. The role will work alongside the Directors and COO and be responsible for the delivery of Facilities Management services to a high standard across the portfolio and management of a junior colleague. You will lead the strategic management of all Facilities Management functions to reach and maintain high service standards.


  • Effectively manage the quality and compliance of FM services across 27+ sites nationwide (19 trading stores and 8 currently in development stage).

  • Design and develop strategic priorities and plans for the Facilities Management for the portfolio.

  • Develop and regularly update policies, procedures and quality services in line with contractual & statutory requirements.

  • Maintain and grow a high-class suppliers list across all relevant services.

  • Create, manage and deliver the annual Facilities budget.

  • Responsible for ensuring a high standard by regular auditing of the sites.

  • Create reports to provide analysis and insights on matters such as common breakdowns or repair costs.


  • A Bachelors or Masters’ degree in Facilities Management or related field.

  • A minimum of 5 years’ senior Facilities Management experience gained in multi-site environment is essential.

  • A professional qualification in real estate and/or facilities management such as IWFM, IFMA, MRICS, CABE, CIBSE, MCIOB, ICE or equivalent would be advantageous.

  • Fluent knowledge and understanding of statutory legislation.

  • Experience in the full spectrum of facilities management functions, including contract management, tendering, business development, continuity planning.

  • Demonstrable up-to-date knowledge of current licensing, H&S and disability/access legislation.

  • Experience of managing budgets.

  • Experience of negotiating and procuring facilities management service.

  • Self storage or multi-site retail experience is highly desirable.


It is envisaged that this role will pay a basic salary, dependant on experience, of £70,000- £80,000pa plus an annual discretionary bonus.

For further information on this opportunity or to apply for this role please contact Lucy Cook call 0203 854 3872, email or click the apply link.