A Facility Manager is responsible for all building-related maintenance and operations. They oversee and plan projects that ensure the smooth operation of all the company’s facilities. Tasks include health and safety assessments of the building(s), organising security measures, and managing building contracts.
Essential parts of a Facilities Manager’s job description:
- A Facility Manager oversees operations and maintenance of your organisation’s buildings, grounds, and (depending on your business) equipment.
- Facilities Managers are highly skilled at planning and organisation and often lead large projects where they have to delegate and liaise with multiple stakeholders (from higher management to construction crews).
- The Facility Manager has to be able to manage budgets appropriately and cost-efficiently to ensure all facilities are in the required conditions for the organisation to operate smoothly.
- Facilities Managers are often employed with large corporations that have multiple buildings, or public sector organisations such as hospitals, universities, or schools.