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Head of Facilities Management Wolverhampton, Birmingham £50,000.00

Head of Facilities Management

Location: Wolverhampton, Birmingham |
Salary: £50,000.00 |
Posted: 7 Jan 2022 |
Closes: 11 Feb 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 11077

Role Responsibility:


G4S Care & Rehabilitation Services

HMP Oakwood, Wolverhampton, WV10 7QD

Salary £50,000.00 per annum

Permanent, Full-time


We are looking for a Head of Facilities Management (FM) to join our FM team to manage the Facilities Management Service delivery across HMP Oakwood. 


Reporting to the Director you will be responsible for meeting all statutory, mandatory and maintenance requirements in line with the Authority established baselines and contractual obligations within the approved financial parameters.


Responsible for the recruitment, training and ongoing support to the onsite FM team; compliance with extant legislation regarding Health and Safety at Work and maintaining 100% room availability within the teams capability.


To succeed in this role, you will be a dynamic and engaging individual, who shares our ethics and values. A proven leader, you will have the attention to detail necessary to deliver an effective and compliant facilities management service on a 24/7 basis.


It is key that you have the flexibility to deal with the ever-changing demands of a dynamic environment where the requirement to maintain a safe and decent environment is constant.  Coaching, supporting and motivating your team is an essential requirement in order to deliver this service to meet customer, commercial and contractual requirements.  You will oversee the production, maintenance and dissemination of comprehensive management information to ensure all relevant stakeholders are kept fully informed about the functionality and legislative compliance of the site.


In addition, you will manage the lifecycle process including being responsible for the life cycle model; including liaison with stakeholders to identify capital equipment replacement in order to minimise both operational and commercial risks.


As a contractual requirement of the role, you must be able to demonstrate that you have the following professional qualifications/experience:

  • Industry recognised qualifications e.g. HND, HNC, NVQ
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety Legislation (qualification – IOSH/NEBOSH)
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry’s standards and regulations, as well as significant experience of in-house and outsourced facilities management service delivery

The Ideal Candidate:

Some of the key essential skills and knowledge for this role are:


  • Experience in Building Services Maintenance
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal & written
  • Experience within a dispersed, multi-functional, demanding and people focused environment.


If you join us, you can be sure that you’ll find a secure, friendly and professional working environment and be given all the support, training and encouragement you need to build and develop a successful career with us.


Equality and Diversity is an important part of G4S Care and Rehabilitation Services. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds and are a fully inclusive employer who aims to support all employees to be their true selves. We are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments for either the role or during the recruitment process


Please note that these vacancies are subject to a 5 year checkable history and the strict vetting standards set by G4S and the Secretary of State for the Home Office and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. 


You must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum period of 3 years. You will also need to provide full details of your employment and education history for the last 5 years as part of the security screening process for this role.

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