This is a fantastic opportunity to join an award-winning consultancy, who provide advice and support to leading organisations across the public and private sectors around the world, on a wide range of issues related to the built environment.
With expertise spanning engineering, property, construction, energy, sustainability and facilities management, this position provides the opportunity to collaborate with diverse teams of talented professionals and support clients with the planning, construction, operation, management and maintenance of their properties and assets.
The role The Senior Facilities Management Consultant will provide clients with professional technical advice in delivering a range of Facilities Management commissions, creating value through the application ofknowledge and techniques, to meet the client’s objectives and improve FM performance. Consultancy commissions include but are not limited to FM Strategic Reviews, Contract Tendering, Support and Management, Procurement, Benchmarking, Surveys, Whole Life and Lifecycle Costing etc. Your responsibilities will include: • Providing technical expertise and general support in relation to Facilities Management. • Working as part of the technical group and wider consultancy team to deliver on client commissions including strategic reviews, technical audits, procurement of maintenance contracts, cost benchmarking, condition surveys and etc. • Providing input into tenders/bids as and when required. • Providing a non-intrusive inspection of the client premises and producing written reports either individually or as part of a multi-services inspection. • Producing technical specifications, SLA’s and KPI’s. • Evaluating tender returns and technical appraisals. • Producing life cycle costs and budget costs for electrical and controls elements of projects. • Delivering the commissions on time, within budget and to the required standard. • Attending consultancy team meetings on a monthly basis and contributing to all round team approach. • Attending vocational training courses as and when required. • Stay ahead of the curve with Facilities Management Industry guidelines and best practice, to ensure that clients are always presented with market leading options.
Experience Required • Have held a previous role as a Client-Side, Managing Agent or Service Provider Facilities Manager, Facilities Management Consultant, or have FM/Property related Consultancy experience. • Have broad experience of operational Facilities Management within a client-facing organisation, ideally within a corporate/commercial environment. • Experience of implementing FM strategy which is consistent and appropriate to overall business strategy and which reflects the needs of stakeholders. • Experience procuring FM service contracts based upon best practice principles including risk transfer, use of output specifications and Key Performance Indicators. • An understanding/experience of whole life costing and life cycling within the built environment. • Knowledge and understanding of the FM marketplace, the current trends and thinking within the FM market, and demonstration of an ability to apply such trends in a strategic setting. Personal Characteristics • Strong client relationship skills. • Strong IT skills; expertise in MS Office package including Visio, Excel and Word. • Excellent communication skills. • Project management experience is preferred. • Ability to accept change and work flexibly. • Strong negotiation skills and commercial acumen. • Strong understanding in AutoCAD software.
• A degree qualification in related subject i.e. BSc, BEng, HND, HNC or equivalent is preferred.
• Professional memberships of a relevant professional body i.e. CIBSE, IET, IWFM/BIFM or working towards membership is an advantage.
• A health and safety qualification i.e. NEBOSH/IOSH is required.