Post: FM Officer
Salary: £39,083 per annum
Grade: FRS E
Salary range: £39,083 - £46,684 per annum
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full-time
Application closing date: Monday 07 December 2020 at 16:00 GMT
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a new role with London Fire Brigade’s (LFB) Property Group to act as the FM Officer, supporting the commercial relationship for key suppliers to ensure the contract requirements are met and the fire stations are adequately maintained to support operational response.
The Property Group are currently looking for experienced FM Officers to join our successful team based at LFB’s Union Street HQ but travel across the estate will be regularly required. This role will report to the FM Manager and support the successful delivery across all aspects of hard and soft services including project management of minor maintenance and refurbishment works, covering statutory compliance, management of suppliers, liaison with the on-site team and financial management of the budget.
The preferred candidate will have a relevant FM and health & safety qualification and experience of delivering FM services across a property portfolio. The successful candidate will need to have a full and detailed understanding of FM contracts in place and ensure the responsibilities of both the LFB and the contractors are monitored and managed effectively and reflect the LFB’s policies and procedures as required. The role will act as a key liaison point for the LFB and building users providing information, analysis and recommendations as required. Effective team engagement and strong leadership skills are essential along with the ability to build effective relationships with senior management/ stakeholders.
• Degree or qualifications at further education level preferable.
• Membership of an FM related professional body i.e. RICS/BIFM, CIBSE, IEE
• A Health & Safety qualification (IOSH minimum or preferably NEBOSH)
To apply, please complete the online application and upload the following documents:
• A copy of your up-to-date CV.
• A cover letter (max. of two sided A4) clearly outlining the relevant experience, qualifications, skills and qualities you have to successfully perform this role (see the job description below). If you are unable to see the job description please visit our jobs pages at https://jobs.london-fire.gov.uk/alljobs/ to access and the full advert.
Further information about the main duties and responsibilities of the role are detailed in the job description.
Benefits of working for LFB
• 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
• Option Absence Scheme
• Flexible working including job share
• Welfare Scheme
• Use of Brigade Medical Adviser/physios
• Season ticket loans
• Equality Support Groups
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Cycle to work scheme
Please ensure you give yourself enough time to complete and submit your application. Late or un-submitted applications will not be accepted.
Please note any correspondence received from us will be via e-mail and sent to the address you provide on your application form.
We value the diversity of our employees, and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities across London. The London Fire Commissioner is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals, irrespective of people's age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have guidance in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.