Facilities Manager

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Dungarvan, Co.Waterford, X35 Y983
£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
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This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Facilities Manager working for one of our Global Pharmaceutical contracts based in Dungarvan, Ireland. This role has a competitive salary working 39 hours per week based on site in Dungarvan.

Sodexo is the 19th largest employer worldwide, operating in 80 countries and employing 427,000 employees worldwide, we are the leader in Quality of Life services. Sodexo is not only a growth company; it is also a people-oriented company that places quality of life of its 100 million consumers at the center of its mission. Join our teams and experience their passion and the unique Sodexo spirit!

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Main responsibilities
Accountable for delivering a fully integrated facilities management (IFM) contract across the client’s site, encompassing both hard & soft services, ensuring cost, safety, quality, continuous improvement and compliance metrics are achieved by Sodexo through the effective coaching and management of on-site Sodexo team
Responsible for relationship management with senior Stakeholders to ensure services support and facilitate the full range of FM service responsibilities
Deliver profitable services against a backdrop of high expectation ensuring budgets are effectively managed and met
Drive the quality and integrity of the services provided whilst supporting the achievement of the contract financial objectives
Effectively engage and influence key stakeholders from within the contract and Sodexo
Identify opportunities for innovation and growth within an environment that can be changeable and has conflicting priorities from different stakeholder groups
Drive a zero-harm culture throughout the site via the Sodexo team

Ideal candidateEssential

HNC or equivalent qualification in a facilities, business, engineering or manufacturing related subject plus further practical experience.
Experience of delivering soft and technical services through a management team across one or more sites
Significant and comprehensive experience of supervising teams of trade and craft staff and a maintenance budget
Experience of using software (Computer Aided Facilities Management, Microsoft office) to manage maintenance work and resources.
Significant experience as an Authorised Person in the Mechanical and Electrical maintenance Industry
Thorough knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety issues and requirements related to the maintenance Industry gained through experience and a qualification of IOSH or NEBOSH general certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.
Excellent communication and presentation skills, using oral, written and electronic media, so that complex technical information and analysis is clearly understood and/or acted upon by wide range of recipients.
Being able to work outside of normal hours in an emergency situation arises needing urgent attention
Must have a level of physical fitness that will allow them to inspect roof top plant rooms, climb ladders and spend large parts of the day visiting both sites inspecting work in areas of restricted access.
Will need to travel to the UK occasionally for training and conference purposes
Proven experience of managing a high profile, quality led P&L contract
Experience of leading a team and effectively managing a budget (circa 20 personnel)
Excellent relationship management at all levels
Knowledge, experience and understanding of the operation of GMP cleaning and facilities
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of managing the CAPA or Deviation process


A qualification of IOSH general certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or similar
Certification in Risk Assessment

About the companyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process



Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Katherine Bell

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