Senior Facilities Manager

£0 - £0

UK / Greater London

Estates & Facilities Management


Job Description

REF: 16192
Posted: 21 July 2021
Closes: 08 August 2021
Senior Facilities Manager
Knightsbridge, London

At Harrods, our iconic Knightsbridge building is as unique as the service experienced within. Our in-house facilities department have the task of maintaining and servicing our store to ensure our customers have the full Harrods experience on each visit. Harrods is recruiting a Senior Facilities Manager to lead our dedicated in-house store services teams (building fabric & cleaning) and outsourced providers to ensure Harrods remains safe, operationally stable and aligned with the quality of our brand.

The Role

As Senior Facilities Manager, you will coordinate, implement, and manage the strategic and tactical objectives of the store services teams and partner with your colleagues in electrical and mechanical maintenance and on helpdesk to ensure a cohesive and collaborative approach for the delivery of facilities services across the business.

Reporting to the Head of FM, the appointed person will be an experienced people manager, accustomed to leading large teams of managers, supervisors, cleaners, and tradesman in their daily delivery as well developing team members professionally. You will have extensive experience working in a facilities maintenance environment with subject matter expertise in fabric maintenance and cleaning specifically.

About you

Ideally, you will be accustomed to working in a live environment and with listed/heritage building experience desirable. Experience in planning and managing a department budget as well as managing various service contracts. You will be confident in managing the operational escalations as well as duty management responsibilities when required.

You will work cohesively with your colleagues across store development and wider engineering and maintenance operations, planning works to ensure results are achieved with minimal impact on the business or operations. You will communicate effectively at all levels including Directors and other stakeholders to ensure all key parties are informed and updated on store services specific business incidents and projects.

If you are looking to take the next step in your career with a dedication to Facilities Management in a role that addresses real business operational challenge, this role will open doors for you. We offer great pathway opportunities to develop your career as a team leader in an environment unlike any other.

Uniquely you

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook, or Instagram.

Campaign Timeline

The closing date for applications is Friday 13th August 2021. Interviews will be taking place from week commencing 30th August and will consist of a two-stage process, including an on-site store walkthrough and competency interview.

How to Apply

For the full briefing particulars and/or a confidential discussion, please contact our appointed recruitment partner’s Matt Giles ( / 07530 680 159) and Matt Donovan ( / 07964 465 343) at The Management Recruitment Group.

Applications should consist of a comprehensive CV and supporting cover letter.

Harrods - Senior Facilities Manager