Facilities Manager

Group Services | Jersey

Facilities Manager

Facilities Manager

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Role summary

The Facilities Manager will be responsible for managing the overall day to day operation, maintenance, security and safety of facilities, equipment, and grounds that are leased / owned or the responsibility of Sanne.


Key responsibilities


  • Management of Facilities in Jersey, London, Dublin and Guernsey;
  • Manage and lead the Facilities team based in Jersey, London, Dublin and Guernsey;
  • Ensure compliance with all procedures, policies, and regulations and ensure timely response to regulatory issues and inspection findings;
  • Plan Facilities organisational structure and support property strategy to accommodate growth and change in priorities;
  • Understand the components within the lease, and our obligations;
  • Determine needs for space and equipment leases, purchases and services;
  • Management of the Facilities budgets, both Capital and Operational spend;
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors and maintain vendor relationships;
  • Ensure that projects meet time requirements, specifications, budgets and communication standard;
  • Provides advice and input to decisions regarding overall property strategy, taking into account organic and acquisitive growth plans;
  • Takes ownership of capacity planning, ensuring adequate office space is provided for Sanne employees;
  • Project manages and oversees all office relocations, internal moves and refurbishments;
  • Prioritises, coordinates and monitors the completion of work requests/orders for all facility maintenance issues handled by staff or vendors;
  • Manage the Facilities Helpdesk and the Tickets and make sure that all are completed in a suitable timeframe;
  • Maintains a stable work environment by ensuring all maintenance on critical support equipment is completed and that the equipment is working at expected capacity;
  • Ensures that adequate facilities, equipment and furnishings are available and properly maintained;
  • Works with Facilities and Procurement team regarding selecting vendors for facilities services and hands-on facility worker duties and manages the activities of vendors performing service on equipment within the facility;
  • Research costs for various projects, including labour and materials; report’s findings to line management for approval;
  • Develops, implements and monitors emergency & security procedures, ensuring disaster recovery, safety and H & S plans are in place and ensures compliance;
  • Ensures inspections are conducted to verify the facility is in safe operating condition and corrects any issues that are found as appropriate;
  • Oversees and performs work in accordance with local and national building and maintenance codes and must stay up-to-date on changes to these codes;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned;
  • Manages the Facilities budget and expenditure;
  • Work closely with the Front of House team and other departments.


Skills / experience requirements


  • Membership to the relevant professional Facilities governing body BIFM or RICS;
  • Health & Safety Qualification, Membership to IOSH / IIRSM or other body;
  • Minimum of 5 years in-house Facilities Management experience in a corporate office environment or similar;
  • Large Corporate / Multi-site experience;
  • Contract experience & Negotiating skills;
  • Lease knowledge, design, building materials, real estate, dilapidations;
  • Knowledge of security and Health & Safety procedures;
  • Excellent problem solving, team and time management skills, managing multiple deadlines for self and others;
  • Proficiency to supervise, lead and manage effectively staff members;
  • Proficiency to operate independently;
  • Knowledge of project management methods and techniques;
  • Experience of office relocations and refurbishments;
  • Knowledge of facilities functions and procedures (i.e., building codes, electrical systems, furniture, space planning);
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels both externally and internally in the organization (e.g. executive, management, individual contributors);
  • Proficiency in evaluating the performance capabilities of subordinates as well as counsel subordinates in development and/or corrective discipline;
  • Good communication, management and mentoring skills at all levels and;
  • Flexible in approach to working duties.


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    SANNE is a leading global provider of alternative fund and corporate administration services.

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