Assistant Facilities Manager

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Application deadline 8 days ago: Friday 5 Apr 2024 at 23:59 UTC

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With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities:

To deliver the day-to-day provision of quality support services at World Vision UK, ensuring excellence and best value to the organisation. To ensure Health, Safety, Welfare and Environmental Compliance in our activities, training and empowering colleagues as necessary. To support remote workers and those at Hubs as per service standards. To provide full cover for the Central Services Manager in his/her absence (Operations and People).

The position is varied and interesting and, at any time during your working day you could be involved in duties from maintaining, checking, and receipting deliveries, ordering stock and stationery, managing meeting room and common area requirements, to supporting relationships with external users of our facilities and providing occasional admin support in respect of budgeting and invoice processing. You will also be expected to provide occasional reception cover. Overall, you will ensure that the support capacity you offer is well-organised, efficient and delivered in a timely and professional way.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure day-to-day activities pertaining to the building and building services including routine maintenance, fault reporting and rectification if appropriate, are carried out.
  • Undertake reviews of key suppliers and contractors to ensure WV are getting best value, negotiating terms where necessary and making recommendations to the Central Services Manager.
  • Manage regular and ad hoc external contractors such as security, cleaning, and maintenance, including scope and timing of work, quality control and change requests, within our Safeguarding protocols
  • Monitor, review and administer Health, Safety, Welfare and Environmental systems to maintain and improve (through training, policy change and empowerment) our performance and to ensure all legal requirements are met. provide staff training and investigates accidents and incidents when required. providing regular reports.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

Salary: £30,874 per annum FTE + good range of benefits

Contract: Fixed Term for 5 months (1 May 2024 until 30 Sept 2024)

Hours: 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes (Onsite)

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employment and reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 19 April 2024

Interview Dates: TBC

We reserve the right to interview candidates and close the ad ahead of the closing date should a strong candidate be identified.

**Please note that you MUST be holding the Right to work in the UK documentation as unfortunately this role is not sponsored**

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people representing all sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice.

No agencies please.

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

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