Facilites Manager UK
Shurgard is the largest self-storage provider in Europe. We have over 200 self-storage centres in 7 countries: Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands and United Kingdom. We help people store their belongings – often at times of big life changes. At Shurgard, we live and breathe our values of service, security, reliability, flexibility, convenience and cleanliness – to provide the best storage experience. Shurgard currently cater for the storage needs of more than 140.000 customers, employs over 700 people and is partly owned by Public Storage – the world's largest owner and operator of self-storage facilities with thousands of stores in the United States.
Real Estate - Facility
Facilites Manager UK
Reporting to the Facility Director, Europe, you will manage all our capital improvement investment projects at the Shurgard facilities and stores across our UK portfolio. You will identify Repair & Maintenance needs and install programs to ensure an optimally maintained store portfolio taking into account the budget, time schedule and Shurgard standards. You will obtain an efficient energy consumption based on the need of the portfolio.He/she reports to Facility Director EuropeYou develop strategic asset plans for existing properties: developing scopes of work, cost analyses, and budget projections necessary to maintain company assets in accordance with acceptable standards. You identify and qualify vendors as well as contracting and ultimately monitoring vendor work performance. You develop and maintain schedules of work and forecasts for completion dates as well as costs vs. budgets. You create processes in coordination with field operations to ensure timely execution. You research and implement products, processes and services for continuous improvements in the delivery of results. You assist with due diligence for acquisitions as needed, conform the Shurgard guidelines.
Profile (ex. Education, experience, competencies, etc)
EducationYou have a Bachelor degree in Construction (e.g. Architecture, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering) or similar through experience.ExperienceYou have at least 5 years of proven project management experience in construction or facility management, preferably on a multi-location basis.A proven track record of success in multi-location asset management.CompetenciesTranslates the company strategy or a given strategic direction to team. Initiates and leads major change to achieve business growth. Actively seeks opportunities for self-development and learning.Shows awareness of and commitment to business performance targets in own job. Proactively looks for ways to increase customer satisfaction, and ensures a customer oriented attitude in the team.Proactively looks for new opportunities to sell, is open-minded in the customer approach and acts as an example in delivering the sales experience.Demonstrates market and business awareness in a broader area. Effectively influences others and gains collaboration by persuasive two-way communications. Prioritises own and team’s work, is decisive and takes initiative beyond call of duty. Promotes co-operation within own team and between teams, and acts as an example of effective teamwork.Language skillsYou are fluent in English.Other skillsComputer skills: general office package (outlook, word, excel, power point).
Full Time Equivalent %
Shurgard offers you the opportunity to join the market leader in self-storage, and a dynamic team environment. In addition, we offer a competitive salary and generous extra legal benefits.
Annual bonus schemeCompany car or car allowancegenerous matched pension schemePrivate medical insurance25 days annual leaveLife InsuranceIncome Protection InsuranceCandidate criteria
Minimum level of education required
2 - Bachelor
Minimum level of experience required
2-5 yearsPosition localisation
United Kingdom, London
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