Job Title: Technical Facilities Manager - EMEA
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Start Date: 2016-07-29 00:00:00
Duration: Permanent
REF: TFM-P1388
Contact Name: Nikki Dallas
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Our client, a well-known, global media company is seeking a strategic, visionary EMEA Technical Facilities Manager to add immediate value to the facilities services of this exciting fast paced company. We are looking for somebody to be a customer champion. The customer experience is essential and the welcome and delivery of the space should always be of 5* standard. You must have worked for a multinational organization ideally in the technology sector or a similar environment. You must have experience managing remotely across diverse geographies, i.e. another EMEA portfolio.

The Role

  • Drive innovation and service improvements, identifying and creating ways to improve efficiency.
  • Challenge the team to analyse the root cause of problems, troubleshoot and find the right solutions.
  • Management and technical responsibility of all hard services across multiple sites (HVAC, electrical, fabric and mechanical skills to include expertise in chillers, AHUs, fire alarm systems, BMS & Energy management).
  • Encourage and develop new ideas and initiatives with all hard services suppliers with the objective of enhancing service levels and improving cost efficiency.
  • Responsible for ensuring that internal expectations are delivered and exceeded.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with business leaders, House Captains, EA's, internal stakeholders/partners/vendors to ensure that high expectations are being met and global standards adhered to.
  • Define, manage and monitor spending of the annual budget for the hard services, make judgement calls and prioritise budget spends.
  • Provide technical assistance during scoping of projects/project management meetings
  • Responsible for Health and Safety requirements and company policies and procedures.
  • Compile and manage the agreed technical budgets for EMEA and provide narrative to explain any differences between budget and actual spend including project financials.
  • Manage the entire procurement process to global standards.
  • Engage and manage local amenities programs and work with local project teams to ensure delivery of new builds, concepts, etc.


  • 5+ years’ experience of working within a Technical Facilities Management environment with total responsibility for all Hard Services, SLA’s & KPIs.
  • Engineering degree is essential but there is an engineering team to deliver the operations
  • Strong customer care ethos with significant attention to detail is a prerequisite
  • Must be able to use initiative and efficiently and effectively manage projects
  • Vendor and contractor management is essential
  • You need to be able to effectively manage the vendor team
  • Experience managing remotely across diverse geographies, i.e. another EMEA portfolio
  • Very demanding environment requires somebody who has a very positive and proactive attitude
  • Must be an exceptional communicator - used to effectively managing key stakeholder expectations
  • An understanding of commercial contracts and experience of managing agreed Service Levels within budget.
  • Strong financial and project management experience, planning, managing and controlling costs.
  • Ability to travel when required

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