Preparing documents to put out tenders for contractors;
Project management and supervising and coordinating the work of contractors;
Overseeing and agreeing contracts and providers for services including security, parking, and cleaning, catering, technology and so on.
Supervising multi-disciplinary teams of staff including cleaning, maintenance, grounds and security
Ensuring that facilities meet government regulations and environmental, health and security standards
Investigating availability and suitability of options for new premises;
Calculating and comparing costs for required goods or services to achieve maximum value for money;
Managing and leading change to ensure minimum disruption to core activities;
Overseeing building projects, renovations or refurbishments
Directing, coordinating and planning essential central services such as reception, security, maintenance, mail, archiving, cleaning, catering, waste disposal and recycling;
Ensuring the building meets health and safety requirements and that facilities comply with legislation;
Planning best allocation and utilisation of space and resources for new buildings, or re-organising current premises;
Checking that agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily and following up on any deficiencies;
Coordinating and leading one or more teams to cover various areas of responsibility;
Responding appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and dealing with the consequences.