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Regional Facilities Manager

Ref: SB/2240

Location: South West England

Postcode: Anywhere in the South West region

Salary: 55k to 62K

Regional Facilities Manager - 6 month contract

Location:  SW Region -This is a mobile position so you should live in the SW Region.

Salary: 55 to 62K DOE


Purpose of the role

This is a Regional role, with responsibilities for a number of estates/facilities functions within prison establishments. The job holder will be responsible for managing the delivery of the Estates and Facilities Services across a cluster of establishments within the region. They will provide specialist knowledge and a regional overview on estates and property issues to Establishments. They will manage competing resource pressures within the region, maximising asset value, physical security requirements and maintaining optimum operational requirements.
Duties will include but won’t be limited to:  


  • Manage the client interface within an assigned region; ensuring a high profile in the day-to-day running of the sites, and provision of a consistently strong link with clients, guaranteeing appropriate and responsive action to address any of the client’s concerns. 
  • Manage excellent relationships with our site managers, clients, suppliers and other partners within a region. 
  • Act as an ambassador for change, aiding the implementation of business-wide initiatives at a site-level. 
  • Control risks and issues escalated at a site-level and put in place appropriate mitigation and resolution plans. 
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory, security and relevant company and client policies generating a true health and safety culture. 
  • Ensure that all operational policies and procedures meet contractual compliance and are consistently delivered across the region. 
  • Build strong relationships with suppliers and manage their performance effectively. 
  • Manage the people resources effectively and efficiently to deliver the required services. 
  • Ensure control of spending and manage budgets through effective financial management. 
  • Visit sites and facilitate regular customer forums and meetings with key stakeholders as appropriate. 
  • Interact with all internal teams to discharge the consistent, effective and efficient delivery of services and in doing so, encourage best practice. 
  • Working closely with all central support functions to coordinate and channel business requirements. 


Knowledge and Experience

Completed a recognised apprenticeship in their trade, or a long period of recognised experience and specialist skills in the trade, or achieved NVQ 4 level or equivalent in a relevant subject or equivalent and have recognised experience

  • Experience of project management and change management
  • Knowledge of relevant health and safety requirements
  • Knowledge of routine preventive maintenance
  • Relevant professional qualifications (facilities management/project management
  • Up to date First Aid at Work Qualification
  • Full driving license


To be able to work for our client, it is essential that you have the ability to pass the Enhanced Level 1 (EL1) or Enhanced Level 2 (EL2) HMPPS Security Vetting process. If you are successful at interview, then this will involve attending a separate appointment at the prison.  

If you already hold a current EL1 or EL2, previous CTC clearance or have worked in that environment before, we are looking to speak to you!   

If you meet the above criteria and want to be considered for this excellent opportunity, please send your CV via the link provided. Shortlisting will commence with immediate effect.  

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