Mid Level
Facilities Manager
Sewell group

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: Saturday, 29 February 2020

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About our Company

Sewell Group has a long and illustrious history dating back to 1876, leading the way in core businesses areas; Investments, Projects, Construction, Safety, Health & Environment, Facilities and Fuel & Convenience Retailing.

Sewell is recognised as a ‘Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For’, living the core philosophy of ‘a great place to work and a great company to deal with’, with customers and communities at its heart.

Sewell Facilities provide a full range of tailored, cost effective packages, for all purposes across a variety of industry sectors. This includes planned and reactive buildings maintenance services and life cycle planning, together with the provision of soft services such as front of house, catering, cleaning, grounds maintenance and site supervision.

The multi-disciplined, multi-skilled Facilities team is supported by a strong supply chain and specialist service partners. Sewell Facilities are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year which is part of our Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) system.


Role Overview

Working across the portfolio of Facilities Management properties in the Yorkshire Region, and reporting to the managing Director, the Facilities Manager (FM) will be responsible for general day to day managerial and operational support and coordination to ensure our Facilities Management service runs smoothly, with high quality, to happy clients and customers.

Hours & Location

  • Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Working across the Yorkshire region, with Sewell Head Office, Hull as a base


Key Responsibilities

  • Carrying out building inspections and record
  • Attend operational and contract review meetings
  • Analyse and monitor performance of reactive and PPM tasks
  • Everyday operational FM management function and support to the maintenance team
  • Reviewing risk assessment and method statements and also ensuring both internal staff and our supply chain are working safely and adhering to these
  • Manage and review water hygiene and raise any remedial work
  • Asbestos Management
  • Carry out quality audits
  • Provide quotations for operational tasks
  • Update new contract or additional PPM information on Oracle
  • Record contractor feedback using the Oracle system
  • Review all statutory compliance paperwork and raise any remedial actions as required
  • Provide recommendations of compliance and H&S requirements to the client
  • Weekly timesheet approvals


As well as exhibiting the Sewell Behaviours of being Positive, Professional, Team and Customer Focused, with a mentality of Doing the Right Thing, the successful person will have the following:


  • Full Driving Licence, valid in the UK and own transport
  • Previous experience within facilities management or maintenance at a supervisory or managerial level
  • Management knowledge of budgeting, quoting and ordering
  • Positive and professional attitude and be smart in appearance
  • Strong belief in delivering great customer service
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills and the ability to prioritise a variety of tasks
  • Excellent levels of computer literacy and be comfortable with Microsoft packages in particular Outlook, Work and Excel
  • The ability to work as a team member in a busy and fast paced working environment
  • A positive approach to learning, development and progression and a flexible working attitude
  • Have the ability to work both as a team member and alone in a busy working environment
  • Have a flexible outlook towards hours worked (some out of hours working may be required)


Sewell is an equal opportunities employer, recruiting within the guidelines of the Equality Act 2010. We are committed to the promotion of diversity and equal opportunity, as an employer and in the delivery of our products and services. As a committed safe employer, an enhanced DBS (criminal record) check will be carried out for the successful candidate of this role.


  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Annual Bonus Opportunity
  • Auto enrolment pension
  • Access to thousands of highstreet retail discounts

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