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Facilities Manager

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

We’re looking to recruit an enthusiastic and organised Assistant Facilities Manager based in Glasgow, with extensive travel to branches across the UK.

Hours

Temporary - 6 Months

Full time: Monday–Friday, 8.30am–5pm

Flexible working is available with this role, and due to the nature of the position, a flexible approach is required.

About the role

As Assistant Facilities Manager, you’ll play a key part in the Facilities Management team, making sure that our estates meet the needs of our employees and customers and helping to manage all aspects of planned and reactive maintenance.

This exciting role will be a great fit for someone who wants to take the next step in a facilities management career. You’ll be organised, flexible and able to successfully communicate and negotiate with managers and contractors on a daily basis.

Day-to-day duties

  • Assisting the management with all planned and reactive maintenance works at branches within your designated geographical area.
  • Carrying out regular branch visits to inspect previous works, scope future projects and build strong relationships with branch managers.
  • Assisting the facilities manager in carrying out regular contractor performance reviews and selecting contractors.
  • Maintaining the Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) system in conjunction with estate management record keeping.
  • Deputising for the facilities manager in their absence.

Essential skills

  • Full UK driving licence.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Can demonstrate good organisational skills.
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Capable of adopting a hands-on, flexible and practical approach to the job.
  • A professional and presentable manner.
  • A flexible schedule, as travel is an essential part of this role.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.

Nice to have (but not essential)

  • Previous experience in a facilities or property management role.
  • Experience of using CAFM software.
  • Experience of contractor management and building good working relationships with contractors.
  • Awareness of current asbestos, water management and electrical safety guidelines.
  • IOSH qualification.
  • Working towards BIFM membership.
  • Asbestos awareness training.

In return for your skills, you’ll receive access to a company car, mobile phone and laptop, and 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 and disclosure check.

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