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Facilities Manager

Requisition ID: 52587

Domain: Facilities Management/Commercial

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Facilities Manager to join our team in Southall, London on a permanent basis. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a salary between £33,500 – £36,900 dependent upon skills and experience plus benefits package. 

Equans is looking for a Facilities Manager to come and work on site at a school in Southall, London. This role will be in charge of all facilities activites & tasks on site, will be responsible for making decisions, making sure all equipment & security of the premesis is safe to use for staff, pupils & any users whilst on site.

If you are a Faciltiies Manager and you have some experience working in the Education sector or have the skills & temperament which can be translated into this environment, then we want to hear from you. Send over your CV to be considered by our recruitment team and have a fantastic opportunity to work for a highly reputable company in Equans. 


What will you deliver? 

  • To ensure the security, care and availability of the education premises its furniture, fittings and equipment, and mechanical and electrical assets
  • To ensure the physical environment of the premises is satisfactory for users
  • Line manage site team including premises assistants, caretakers, cleaning supervisors and cleaners
  • Assisting the Account Manager with total site compliance, collating paperwork ensuring it is accurate & up to date
  • Carry out weekly statutory PPM’s
  • Report sickness and absence, manage holiday allowance and ensure site always has adequate cover
  • Ensure management of staff turnover
  • Be the primary point of contact for Equans on site, providing effective communication with the school clients and ensuring a good relationship is maintained
  • Manage the open jobs for your site, ensuring timely closure on all helpdesk events, to avoid any financial penalties due to over-running allocated time thresholds
  • Demonstrate a sound awareness and knowledge of health and safety, ensuring staff and subcontractors are working safely at all times

What can we offer you? 

On offer is a salary between £33,500 – £36,900 dependent upon skills and experience plus benefits package, which includes; 

  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays) 
  • Life Cover 
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers 
  • Gym membership discounts  
  • Cycle to work scheme  
  • Holiday purchase scheme 
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year 
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes 
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme 
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in EQUANS), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network 
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app 

Who are we looking for? 


  • Experience in an education environment (preffered)
  • Experience of managing direct reports i.e. cleaners/caretakers
  • Good level of knowledge relating to building services compliance
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • Demonstrate experience and knowledge in safe working practices, including safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own work activities and manage own time efficiently
  • Ability to handle a varied workload with attention to detail

This role includes an enhanced DBS with barred lists check therefore ability to pass is essential. 

Who are we? 

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.   

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables. 

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live. 

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company. 

What’s next? 

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.  

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements. 

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers. 

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.