Head of Facilities at Fantastic International Law Firm: to £80,000

London (Greater)
Up to £80,000 + Excellent benefits
22 Feb 2018
22 Mar 2018
Job Title
Head of Department
Contract Type
Full Time

City based International law firm is looking to recruit a new Head of Facilities to manage the function within the firm’s London office.  Responsibilities will include organising and directing the Facilities team, developing and implementing appropriate service level agreements for the department, being fully aware of statutory requirements of relevant legislation to global office premises, managing portfolios with respect to rent reviews, rates and building insurances, managing and developing all mechanical and electrical services to ensure they comply with current legislation, taking ownership of testing, inspecting and recording electrical services, organising and implementing suitable procedures to ensure the building complies with Health & Safety legislation, developing a successful waste management and recycling scheme, preparing annual budgets and exercising financial control over them and any other duties as and when required.  A strong background within Property/Landlord Negotiations for space planning, notice periods and rent is vital as office moves will play a major part in this role, both within the UK and internationally.  Applicants should also have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to liaise with personnel across all levels of the firm.  Candidates should possess significant Facilities management experience, preferably from within a law firm, and should be able to effectively lead a team.  A Health & Safety qualification (i.e. IOSHH or NEBOSH) would be desirable, while being a membership of the British Institute of Facilities Management would be advantageous.