Facilities Manager

Job Overview

The Optimised Group of companies deliver quantifiable business outcomes to our clients through a comprehensive suite of energy/property services and technologies while driving a net-zero carbon agenda. With a combined team of highly trained analysts, engineers and technologists, the Group operates from four office locations in Blackpool, Bristol, Ashby, and Sittingbourne, providing national coverage.

The Optimised Group is looking for a Facilities Manager to join our full service, energy solutions business. They will be responsible for overseeing the commercial relationship with key suppliers, meeting contract requirements, ensuring that the nine locations are fully compliant, and that Hard and Soft FM Services are delivered to the highest possible standard. You will have the support of a facilities coordinator and the helpdesk, and will work alongside the Contract Management team who are responsible for the day-to-day management of all FM service contracts.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Managing Hard and Soft FM Services

  • Liaising and meeting with key stakeholders including site heads

  • Managing site audits

  • Managing budgets

  • Overseeing and planning Projects

  • Managing statutory and regulatory Compliance

  • Managing the writing and issuing of client reports


About you

You will be expected to have:

  • Has relevant FM and Health & Safety qualifications

  • Experience in delivering Hard and Soft FM Services into commercial properties

  • Extensive understanding of M&E Engineering and building fabric maintenance, including detailed knowledge of relevant areas of legislation

  • In depth knowledge of asset and risk management strategies

  • Experience of supplier/customer relationship management

  • Ability to manage effective relationships with senior management/stakeholders

  • Ability to manage subcontractors and in-house staff effectively

  • Effective team engagement

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Skills and Competencies


  • Technical FM qualifications or extensive knowledge of Hard FM Services – including maintenance, cleaning & waste


  • Membership of a professional industry body – IWFM, IET, CIBSE

Customer Intimate

  • Willing to create deep and long-lasting client partnerships built on mutual benefit

Do the right thing

  • Will uphold the highest standards of integrity even in the face of adversity

Own the outcome

  • Will maintain quality standards, with the aim of improving service levels and customer value


  • Willing to be part of an organisation big enough to be accountable and small enough to care


  • Willing to embrace change and constantly seek improvement

Continuous improvement

  • Constantly aim to reduce clients’ impact on the environment, as we strive towards greater well-being and a better world

What we offer you:

To reward your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary and lots of benefits.

These include:

  • Competitive salary

  • Company pension scheme

  • Private medical insurance

  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 28 with length of service

  • Option to buy or sell up to 3 days’ holiday per year

  • Opportunity for progression, including a designated training budget

  • Friendly, flexible, and dynamic team working environment

  • Opportunities to work with people at all levels of the organisation


Salary: Based on experience

Location: Kent

Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent

Please apply by attaching a copy of your current CV and a covering letter detailing why you feel you would be suitable for this role.

Unfortunately, we cannot respond to everyone. If you have not heard back from us with 14 days

your application will not have been successful.

We celebrate diversity and value equal opportunity;

We want to build a team which represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, and we decide employment based on merit and potential.

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