Facilities Manager Job Description Template

This Facilities Manager job description has been created by Tiger Recruitment as a basic template for our clients’ benefit. It is generic and will need to be tailored to the specifics of each company’s requirements.

Facilities Manager job description

Key responsibilities:

  • Procurement and contract management including preparation of tender documents
  • Calculating and comparing costs for required goods or services to achieve maximum value 
  • Building and grounds maintenance
  • Management of business refurbishments, renovations and office moves as they arise
  • Management and facilitating of third party suppliers in their provision of facilities services
  • Budget and record keeping of third party suppliers 
  • Key point of contact for health and safety in the business
  • Management of security for the building and grounds
  • Maintenance and facilitating of utilities, phone, IT and office equipment  
  • Management of reception, maintenance, mail, and archiving services to the business 
  • Management of cleaning, catering, waste disposal and recycling within the business
  • People management of facilities team and front office staff
  • Planning for future development in line with strategic business objectives
  • Respond appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise

Essential requirements:

  • Educated to A Level standard or equivalent. A degree level qualification in facilities management would be advantageous. 
  • At least xx years of relevant experience at senior level
  • People management experience
  • Excellent grasp of the English language 
  • Technical knowledge of building services
  • Competent with Microsoft Word, and Excel

Desirable qualities:

  • Team player 
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills (written and verbal)
  • Presentable and smart in appearance 
  • Proactive and able to work under pressure 
  • Ability to manage a varied and complex workload
  • Expert problem solving and decision making skills


  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Gym membership
  • Company phone 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Health care
  • 25 holidays per annum
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