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Facilities Manager

  • Salary: Competitive plus benefits
  • Type of work: Permanent
  • Location: Glasgow
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About the role

We’re looking to recruit a highly organised and proactive Facilities Manager based in Glasgow, with regular travel to other branches across the UK

Hours

Full time: Monday–Friday, 8.30am–5pm

Flexible working is available with this role.

About the role

At Arnold Clark, we put customer service at the heart of everything we do, and that means keeping our branches well-maintained and operating smoothly at all times. As a Facilities Manager, you will be a gifted organiser, able to see the bigger picture and committed to making sure that both planned and reactive maintenance is managed to the highest standards.

This role would be a great fit for someone with a proven background in property and facilities management. You will communicate and negotiate with a large variety of people, from managers to contractors, so strong interpersonal skills are essential, as is a flexible approach to travel.

Day-to-day duties

  • Managing and overseeing all planned and reactive maintenance works at branches within your designated region.
  • Carrying out regular branch visits to build relationships with branch management and produce condition reports, inspect previous works and scope future projects.
  • Managing the performance of contractors against agreed KPIs.
  • Carrying out regular contractor performance reviews and playing a key role in the contractor selection process.
  • Keeping records and maintaining the Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) system in conjunction with the Estates department.
  • Managing small refurbishment projects.
  • Supporting the professional development of assistant facilities managers.
  • Deputising for the Head of Estates in their absence.
  • An out of hours call out rota is in place. There will be a requirement to take a turn on the rota, but with a department of 20 people, this is likely to be no more than 3 times in a year.

Essential skills

  • Experience in a multi-site facilities/property management role.
  • A proven track record of contractor management, cost management, defect prevention and identification.
  • Previous knowledge of managing maintenance work over a large estate or portfolio.
  • A full UK driving licence.
  • Experience of planning and programming carried out in line with current legislation.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills.
  • Capable of adopting a hands-on, flexible and practical approach.
  • Experience of CAFM software.
  • A professional and approachable manner.

Nice to have (but not essential)

  • An IOSH or NEBOSH qualification.
  • Membership of BIFM and/or RICS.
  • Asbestos Duty to Manage training.

In return for your skills, you’ll receive access to a company car and fuel card, flexible hours and a mobile phone and laptop. You’ll also enjoy one of the best employee benefits packages in the automotive industry, including private healthcare, life assurance and generous staff retail discounts.

Arnold Clark is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We strive to create an environment where collaboration, unique perspectives and multiple approaches are celebrated. We care about our employees and our communities, we nurture talent and encourage ambition, and we are passionate about people who take pride in their work. Our employees are at the heart of everything we do – diverse in our make-up, united in our goals.

To find out more about life at Arnold Clark, visit our website.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference.

Benefits

Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

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Discount on new and used vehicles

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Contributory pension scheme

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Private medical insurance

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Life assurance