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Facilities Manager, Hachette UK

Who we are and what we do

Hachette UK is a leading UK publishing group. The group is made up of ten autonomous publishing divisions and over fifty imprints with a rich and diverse history.

The facilities team are responsible for overseeing and coordinating all facilities services including in-house, print room, post room and reception services and out-sourced cleaning, catering, maintenance, stationery, gardening and pest control services. In addition to these services the facilities team are responsible for health and safety of all visitors and staff, environmental compliance and move and change projects.

What you’ll be doing

Based in our London Headquarters building in Blackfriars you will be managing and coordinating all facilities related activities to deliver safe, excellent customer focused and cost effective services. You will manage a team of six post room staff to provide all post services at Carmelite House and ensure all post and courier providers are regularly reviewed on cost and service levels. Manage a team of three receptionists providing warm, welcoming and efficient guest services on the main reception desk.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for someone with a passion for delivering the very best cost effective facilities services to our publishing divisions.  You will need to have proven experience of working in a Facilities Management role that has included delivering move and change projects. Previous experience of managing in house facilities service teams such at post room and reception would be beneficial.

What we offer

We offer a competitive benefits package and flexible working options. You will be a key part of a small facilities team based in the Headquarters building but also overseeing any facilities requirements as small satellite offices in London.

Our Commitment

Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.

We also recognise the importance of a good work-life balance, and champion flexible working, including part-time and job shares for all our roles. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process if this is something you want to explore.

Closing date: 9th December 2019

To apply: click here