Portering & Logistics Manager

West Midlands
32000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + additional benefits, pension
14 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced FM Manager looking for your next role with a leading global provider of facility services? We are committed to doing business the right way, taking its corporate responsibility very seriously. Above everything, our passion is people.

We are currently recruiting for a Portering & Logistics Manager to head up our Portering and Logistics team based at one of our very large PFI hospitals in Coventry, with around 1200 staff.

The role is heading up the portering team of around 185 staff. You will have 5 direct Supervisory reports into you. The team have a great operational reputation and you will be responsible for the planning, management and development of the Portering and Logistics departments to ensure the service they provide meets all contractual obligations and business objectives.

Key responsibilities:

To provide direction, guidance and support to all staff within the department to ensure they carry out their roles efficiently and effectively and comply with relevant legislative, FM provider and Trust operating standards to achieve the department's service provision objectives
To ensure positive employee relations are maintained through effective and consistent application of both the FM provider and Trust communication, training and managerial practises
To manage and evaluate objectives and targets for the service as outlined in the business plan
To ensure correct resource levels are maintained to meet service provision objectives and additional short-term or emergency resource requirements are within approved budget and contract specification
To monitor and control costs associated with the department's service provision in line with the approved budget and contract specification
To ensure the quality and performance of the service provided by the department is monitored, reported as required and corrective action taken where necessary
To review audit information completed by external and internal regulatory bodies, corporate departments or the Trust and initiate appropriate actions where necessary

Person specification:

Experience of working in a Soft Services Managerial or Operational / Duty Manager role with a large team in a Total FM environment
Experience managing a team of 5 or more direct reports
Experience of multiservice contracts - namely soft services e.g. cleaning, portering, catering
Experience dealing with finances and unions
Experience and ability to respond to service level agreements
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Full UK driving licence
Experience working in a PFI / Hospital environment is beneficial but not essential - the management experience in the FM industry and character of the application is the most important factors

This is a full-time permanent role.

An enhanced DBS is an essential requirement due to the location of the role - this will be paid for by the company.

Do not miss out, apply now via submission of your CV and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch

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