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Council Offices, West Dunbartonshire Council, 16 Church Street, Dumbarton, G82 1QL
£48,250.36 - £52,776.11 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Job Description

This post is subject to job evaluation and there is a Local Government pay award pending, salary band circa £48,250 to £52,776, to be confirmed.

West Dunbartonshire Council is seeking a strong and motivational leader to join its Facilities Management service.

The Facilities Manager is responsible for the design, delivery and management of an effective and efficient FM service incorporating cleaning, catering and janitorial services. The postholder will have oversight of day-to-day operations supported by a dedicated team of over 500 employees across our schools, early learning centres and operational buildings. With employees across multiple locations, a key task will be inspiring and engaging the team, with a focus on wellbeing, as well as fostering partnerships particularly within our education service. In addition our new manager will take ownership of the budgeting process, ensuring full compliance with statutory regulations and also identifying and embracing new opportunities to enhance the service.

Providing leadership and vision, the postholder will use their previous experience of developing and managing a team and track record in delivering first class customer service to drive FM forward with a focus on continuous improvement.

With excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for cultivating teamwork across the service and Council, the ideal candidate will be solution focused and also have experience of managing change and embracing digital technology to deliver high quality services. Adept at managing competing priorities, the postholder will also recognise the importance of collaboration, developing strong relationships with internal and external customers, and keeping pace with both policy, legislation and best practice.

This role represents an opportunity for the right candidate to make a real difference in our Council and communities.

The Individual

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits

• A minimum of 24 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 34 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year

• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support

Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.

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