Facilities Manager

  • Job Reference: 00000400-1
  • Date Posted: 9 March 2023
  • Recruiter: DJ Foley
  • Location: Bristol
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Company car scheme or payment for use of personal car
  • Sector: Senior Executive Positions, Facilities / Estates Management, Other FM jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

You will be working for DJ Foley Ltd trading as DJ Foley Property Consultants.

DJ Foley Property Consultants is a specialist property management business currently managing over £300 million of property assets. The properties we manage include many sectors including offices, shops, retail warehouses, industrial units and residential apartments. Our clients include property companies, banks, trusts, private individuals and schools.We are a forward thinking company and this presents an opportunity to join an expanding business with potential to move to senior management level in the future.  

We are based on Whiteladies Road in the popular Clifton area of Bristol. We have a small team of eight people but deal with over 300 suppliers across the South-West, South Wales and the Midlands.

Location-Your base will be our Bristol office but you will be working on properties in south west, midlands and south Wales. Working from home will be considered.

We are looking for a practical Facilities Manager to work as part of a small team liaising with clients, external contractors and commercial tenants to ensure that the organisation's commercial and residential property portfolio is well maintained. You will be involved in day-to-day facilities management, with a focus on ensuring that health & safety duties, responsive & recurring repairs and maintenance are delivered in a compliant, cost effective and timely manner, providing excellent support to our tenants and clients.

Through day-to-day planning and co-ordination you will proactively manage, evaluate and audit the provision of facilities services within our properties to ensure maintenance of service levels. Identify and resolve a range of problems, appropriately prioritising and responding to calls and emails, and escalating issues as required to the Director. Liaise and effectively communicate with clients, contractors and tenants to ensure that necessary works are carried out in a cost effective and timely manner in line with service standards, including arranging access and ensuring job completion is reported.

Support refurbishment projects and manage new and minor works in line with Construction Design and Management (CDM) regulations.

Respond appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise.

Schedule and attend meetings, including those with tenants, clients and contractors, taking formal minutes when required.

Work with the appropriate colleagues throughout the organisation, to assist with the arrangements for health and safety issues, including public health, fire safety, security, lift and engineering checks, electrical testing, ensuring that all associated compliance programmes are in place.

Carry out site inspections and attend client meetings ensuring smooth management of the assets.

We have a very ‘hands on’ approach to property management and as such you will need to be a practical person willing if necessary to carry out some minor maintenance jobs yourself

Working closely with the Directors to ensure 5* customer service across all assets.

Experience Required

Experience of delivering facilities management/property maintenance duties across multiple premises. Previous experience of multi-let office buildings and management of their M & E systems would be of particular use.

Qualifications-Within this sector there are a number of different facilities management and health and safety qualifications. You will ideally have some formal training or qualification, whether that be health and safety or facilities management related.

Excellent attention to detail, time management and organisational skills

Diligent work ethic

You will hold a full driving licence

IT literate

Good customer service interpersonal and communication skills


37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Salary-£35,000 to £40,000 per annum dependant on experience and qualifications

Annual bonus dependant on performance

Company car scheme or payment for use of personal car

Pension scheme

Mobile phone for work use

25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays