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Facilities Manager

  • £14 - £17 per hour
  • Southampton
  • Posted: 27/08/2019
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: 176102465

Job Details

A luxury student accommodation provider is in need of an Facilities Manager on a initial Temporary Basis to start immediately which is based in Southampton area.

Duration: 2 weeks
Nearest Station: St Denys railway station
Pay Rate: £14-£15 per hour
Fulltime 37.5 hrs

Job Synopsis:

This role would suit a meticulous, organised and personable individual who has previous sales experience and is comfortable with financial reporting. With knowledge of Health & Safety legislation, you’ll have excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to remain calm and professional in what can be sometimes difficult situations.

You will be responsible for management of the site and is a lone working site, modern accommodation site based a very short distance the from St Deny's Station

Duties of the role:

Ensure that all visitors and residents receive a warm, friendly and informative welcome
Working to achieve 100% occupancy and ensuring the building is a safe and great place to live
Management of Facilities and Health and Safety duties
Ensure that all visitors are given an excellent service and given all relevant information about the new accommodation
You will show new potential tenants around rooms with the aim to convert viewings into room bookings
You will be responsible for ensuring that all enquiries are responded to promptly and efficiently
Work with the team to ensure that events and activities are organised to create a fantastic community for all students
Build strong working relationships with colleagues and the owners of the building
Ensure that any maintenance issues are addressed once the building opens and rectify in a timely manner
Responsibility for sales and marketing duties to promote the site to the target audience
Undertake room inspections and report any issues once the building is open
Use local knowledge to ensure that visitors and residents are aware of local amenities and attractions to maximise their stay
Ensure that budgets are met, and reporting is provided to CRM management and the building owners
Ensure that you are keeping informed of competitor's activities and remaining competitive with prices and service offerings

Essential Skills and requirements:
Excellent customer facing skills
Experience in working within accommodation
Facilities Management and Health and safety understanding
Strong communicator with the ability to build rapport with customers, clients and colleagues
Strong leadership and mentoring skills
Good understanding of sales and marketing to promote the site to target audience
Client focused approach
Good IT skills (Microsoft Office)
Highly organised and proactive approach
Having worked within an academic or hospitality environment/ Student Accommodation would be advantageous

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate. We have a tight deadline for this role so please do submit your CV for consideration!