Facilities Compliance Manager

Job Description

Your new role

Here at National Highways we are striving for excellence so if you’re looking for a new opportunity to shape a high performing team within a progressive organisation, we have the role for you! 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Compliance Manager to join our Finance and Business Services directorate, based in Exeter.  

As part of your role, you will ensure service delivery compliance with the service contract in an allocated area, optimising delivery performance across core Facilities Management services, ensuring those services and the facilities suppliers deliver outcomes in a safe and secure environment and applying measures which meet the organisation’s commitment to equality and health and safety, and comply with government standards on space utilisation.

What you’ll be leading on

  • You will manage building issues in our office in Exeter and supporting other building as necessary, escalating issues as appropriate.
  • Maintain health and safety checks and assessments in the working environment and contribute to improvements which minimise risk to health, safety and welfare of colleagues and stakeholders. 
  • Contribute to the delivery of discrete Facilities Management projects.
  • Use systems to monitor and report on the performance, compliance and quality of outsourced service delivery.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with delivery partners and stakeholders to manage risks and issues affecting resilience and security to identify opportunities for improvement in service quality, performance, delivery, sustainability and pricing.
  • Procure additional items or services in accordance with the contract or other procurement routes approved by the organisation.

To be successful you’ll need

  • Relevant qualification (e.g. British Institute of Facilities Management, BIFM) or previous working experience in similar environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of industry best practices in facilities management services.
  • Project management experience and qualification such as Association for Project Management (APM).
  • Good level of knowledge and understanding of health and safety and business continuity practices. Related experience is desirable.
  • Ability to interpret and apply legal requirements pertaining to health and safety and equality.

A bit about us

Delivery is a huge collective exercise, with collaboration between Finance and Business Services - FBS - and every other part of the business. Getting it right means success for us all. Our remit in FBS is very broad - and there is a lot to do.

Why you should join us

National Highways we believe in a connected country. We are passionate about creating a culture where colleagues feel connected, included and enjoy greater wellbeing to achieve this.  We’re proud that as an organisation we are continually striving to do better and actively encourage and support our colleagues to do the same with their careers.  

So if you put safety first, take ownership of your work, show passion for what you do, work effectively in a team, and demonstrate integrity in how you do it – then you’ll be a great fit for our organisation.
 

Want to know more?

To request a copy of the role profile, please contact hrhighwaysengland@mailgc.cx.ukg.oraclecloud.com quoting reference #5319

ABOUT US

Why you should join us

At National Highways we believe in a connected country. We are passionate about creating a culture where colleagues feel connected, included and enjoy greater wellbeing to achieve this. We’re proud that as an organisation we are continually striving to do better and actively encourage and support our colleagues to do the same with their careers. 

So, if you put safety first, take ownership of your work, show passion for what you do, work effectively in a team, and demonstrate integrity in how you do it – then you’ll be a great fit for our organisation.

A connected and sustainable working approach has been adopted across National Highways. For some roles, this means being able to work in a hybrid way spending up to 60% of time working from a remote location such as home.

Please wait until the interview stage before asking us about flexibility, and we will explore what is possible.

Our benefits package

  • Our total reward package includes basic salary, the potential for a performance related bonus
  • Contributory pension scheme with employer contribution of up to 10%
  • Annual Leave starting at 26 days (plus Bank Holidays) rising by 1 day each year up to 31 days (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Flexible hours and an approach driven by connected and sustainable working which includes hybrid working
  • Life assurance of 4 times annual salary
  • Health and wellbeing support, including an Employee Assistance Programme, available 24/7 365 days and network of mental health first aiders. Plus access to a wellbeing app to enhance your self-care 24/7, Occupational health service and flu vaccines
  • A cycle to work scheme for the purchase of a bicycle and equipment for healthy, low carbon travel
  • Significant investment in your career development, through learning and development, talent management, coaching, mentoring and on job experience

And we are

  • Family friendly with enhanced maternity leave and pay, paternity leave (15 days), shared parental leave, adoption leave. Plus access to financial support for holiday play schemes and paid special leave (up to 5 days pa), eg for caring responsibilities
  • Money friendly with access to a discounts platform including over 3000 discounts for supermarkets, eating out, leisure, holidays. Alongside a financial wellbeing programme
  • Community friendly – offering paid leave to volunteer, 3 days basic/year

If you are successful, it is key to know all offers of employment are subject to satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks which include:       

  • Right to work check
  • 3 year employment history references
  • DBS criminal record check
  • Social media and adverse journalism check
  • Driving licence check (if applicable)
  • Fit to work questionnaire (for all), followed by a medical check (if applicable)
  • Qualifications and/or professional membership check (if applicable)

And finally 

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