Facilities Manager


Up to £45,000.00 per year


The Role – Facilities Manager

Fresh People are currently recruiting for a Facilities Manager on behalf of my client a Fresh Produce business , in this role you will be responsible for the management of the facilities across the sites in Mid Kent area . The overall focus of the role will be to ensure that the facilities are safe, compliant, meet with their customer’s reasonable expectations and is VFM.

The Person

Suitable candidates must have worked previously in Facilities, Maintenance or Engineering Management roles for a min of 2-5 years , with excellent written and spoken English , attention to detail organised and methodical with the ability to work under pressure educated with GCSE English and Maths or equivalent confident using Microsoft Excel & outlook.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To fully manage the maintenance and development of the 3 facilities in mid kent duties will include
  • Repairs & maintenance of the buildings and outside spaces.
  • Repairs & maintenance of building equipment including heating, water and alarms but excluding MHE, packing equipment and refrigeration.
  • Energy consumption and monitoring.
  • Waste disposal including contract management and recyclate sales.
  • Service contracts including cleaning, vending and sanitary.
  • Extensions and fit outs to buildings and offices.
  • Ordering, Managing and Stock control of Site-specific consumables.
  • Ordering, Managing and Stock control of PPE for all sites.


  • To record, monitor and report upon energy usage internally and to Group customers.
  • To record, monitor and report upon waste disposal both internally and to Group customers.
  • To consult with key functional managers to ensure Technical and H&S compliance, and optimal operational functionality.
  • Responding quickly to emergencies that arise in workplaces and dealing with them appropriately.
  • Play a key role in the discussions of building infrastructure, space utilisation, services and equipment requirements of any new major capital projects.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with operation and safety of all M&E equipment, with responsibility for works sign off and method statements prior to any works starting.
  • Ensure that all external contractors and maintenance personnel are made aware of and comply with Health and Safety regulations.
  • Co-ordinate and supervise allocation of work, ensuring a high quality of work and service are completed in a timely and professional manner
  • This list is not exhaustive, and the job holder may be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the position as required.

Key Deliverables

  • Contract management.
  • VFM
  • Buildings 100% operational 24/7
  • Organizational skills.
  • Timekeeping & attendance.

If you are looking for a new and amazing opportunity and have the experience we are looking for in this role then please do reach out today and send over your CV for consideration


Lisa Finch