LOCATION: Dublin North

Facilities Manager

Location: Dublin 15

Salary: €Neg DOE


An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of Facilities Manager in one of our corporate clients in Dublin 15 with overall responsibility for delivery of the total facilities management services.  A strong Health and Safety background is required and a relevant qualification in Facilities Management.


  • Ensure delivery against the client agreement.
  • Identify and present opportunities for continuous improvement, and manage contractual obligations such as Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in line with budget forecasts.
  • Prepare revenue forecasts based on current client commitments and develop/present client monthly and quarterly business reviews.
  • Actively communicate and coordinate with the client in regards to operational needs.
  • Provide regular status reports and manage task lists on assigned account progress for all project areas.
  • Provide clear and strong direction and take appropriate action to resolve potential off-target performance.
  • Manage, motivate, and develop internal team including sub-contracted services, to promote inclusive and cohesive team environment across different departments within the company and ensure appropriate resourcing levels across all locations at all times.
  • Lead by example in ensuring Health and Safety procedures and practices are maintained at all times and in line with ISO standards, best practice and client corporate standards.
  • Ensure all documentation is compliant, regularly reviewed and saved on client portal for auditing purposes (e.g. statutory certificates, waste compliance database).
  • Ensure all visitors and contractors are managed in line with permit to work system.
  • Prepare backup documentation and participate in all internal and external audits throughout the year.
  • Other duties, responsibilities, and projects as may be required for the efficient running of the business.
  • Experience in all Facilities services with a strong bias towards soft services and H&S.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • A strong business operator with effective communication skills and the ability to negotiate and influence at all levels.
  • Excellent Customer Relationship Management (CRM) skills and a commitment to high quality delivery in a fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively build and maintain a collaborative network, both internally and externally, in order to successfully navigate through the client organisation.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement strategies and deliver on targets.
  • Ability to prioritize with proven innovative problem-solving and decision-making skills.


Qualifications and Experience: 

  • 5+ years in a managerial role.
  • In-depth knowledge of core competencies within the facilities management industry and strong commercial and financial awareness.
  • Client Services and Operations experience ideally within “blue chip” organisations.
  • Degree Qualified essential.
  • Excellent computer literacy skills.

*NB: All applicants CVS will be reviewed and should your skillset match our client's requirements, we will contact you via email / mobile.  We are also happy to consider you for other open opportunities within Firstaff.  If however, you object to us holding your data on file, please acknowledge via email by return.

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Angela Dunne

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Firstaff Personnel Consultants

85-86 Grafton Street

Dublin 2


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Angela Dunne

Senior Consultant