Building Manager – Westminster

Posted: 02/04/2024

West End, London
Hospitality and Catering
Start Date:

Job Description:

Our client is looking to hire an experienced Building Manager to confidentally oversee a high end residential scheme based in Westminster. You will be in charge of leading an on-site team, managing the overall health and safety of the building and providing a high level of service to its’ residents.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 40 hours pw

Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 per annum, DOE


  • Maintaining a safe and secure environment for residents and visitors within the building interior and exterior
  • Managing building cleaning, maintenance, and repairs, overseeing their execution, inspection of completed jobs and authorising contractor invoices.
  • Conducting regular inspections of the building interior and external grounds for signs of damage or wear and preparing reports.
  • Maintaining records of defects, damage and repairs required to the building/grounds, or equipment, or services and ensuring that appropriate remedial action is taken in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Ensuring the building, grounds and equipment comply with applicable Board policies, regulations, and standards.
  • Maintaining close liaison with the contractor for M & E Services – Holdfast.
  • Managing building interior, exterior and grounds cleaning and housekeeping activities.
  • Monitoring building services, repair & maintenance budgets, including service contracts renewal dates and costs.
  • Liaising with existing and new contractors/service providers.
  • Liaising with the Property Manager and team.
  • Managing and supervising Front-of-House staff, distributing tasks and responsibilities based on the skills, experience and workload capacity.
  • Managing and overseeing scheduling of staff training with the management company and the Property Manager including designing and implementing a clear induction process for new team members and Temporary/Agency Staff.
  • Managing staff compliance with the site’s SOP.
  • Providing guidance, mentorship and support to the team to help the succeed in their roles. This may involve coaching, training and providing resources as needed.
  • Evaluating staff performance with management company and the Property Manager, establishing clear, achievable objectives that align with the management’s mission and vision.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related subject, or similar professional qualification.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills e.g. report and letter writing.
  • Detail orientated with strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Good organisational and project management capability.
  • Experience in negotiating service and supply contracts.
  • Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and standards for the industry.
  • Leadership skills and understanding of HR Practices and Procedures in the capacity of a Team Leader
  • Proficiency with MS Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • While at least 5 years’ experience as a Building Manager or in a similar role is preferred, candidates with other, but relevant experience, who can ably demonstrate the required skills and aptitude, will also be considered

Job Application:

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