Facilities Manager

Date: 26 May 2023

Location: London, GB, W1U 8AN

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 28643 
Title Facilities Manager 
Type Fixed Term Contract 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Business Services 
Sub Division Business Services 
Department Facilities & Office (10000666) 
Location 55 Baker Street 


Knight Frank are looking to hire a Facilities Manager on a 10 month fixed term contract to support the running of their Headquarters, 55 Baker Street.


They are a leading independent property consultancy in the UK offering agency and professional advice across Commercial, Residential and Rural sectors. Established in 1896 they now comprise a global network of over 330 offices. 


7-hour days with flexibility between the hours of 7.30am and 6pm, Monday to Friday.



  • Supervision of FM team including on-site maintenance and cleaning service partners.
  • Provide assistance to Facilities Manager and cover during annual leave – reporting directly to Head of FM
  • Liaise with Front of House manager in respect of rooms set up’s and fabric maintenance in the hospitality suite.
  • Undertake FM admin duties including but not limited to management of Permits, staff cycle store and understake statistical reporting.
  • Develop and maintain working relationship with Landlords management team and sub-tenants.
  • Ensure Help Desk tickets are closed as per SLA.
  • Liaise with on-site M&E, Cleaning and Catering contract managers.
  • Management and supervision of 3rd party contractors and service providers – e.g; specialist maintenance, fabric and mechanical contractors.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Office Managers.
  • Monitor and respond to Help Desk calls as appropriate.
  • Daily walk rounds of offices to ensure that meeting rooms/breakout area furniture layouts are kept in order.  Ensure walkways/corridors are kept free of obstructions.  Reports of walkrounds to be documented and saved.
  • Assist with the preparation of Functions/Meeting/presentation room set-ups.
  • Assist the FM with weekly and monthly statistical reporting.
  • Responsible for the management of the access control cards, liaising with BS Security Team with regards to the production of the cards.  Deal with starters/leavers and temporary staff access cards.
  • Liaise with (Office Managers) OM’s to ensure that all areas of the office are kept tidy at all times.
  • Ensure store rooms are kept tidy and fire escape corridor is kept clear at all times.
  • Spare key management/procurement.
  • Distribute bulk deliveries, liaising with Building Security when necessary.


Particular Aptitudes/Skills Required

  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Adaptable/Flexible
  • Customer Focused
  • Good Communicator
  • Positive Attitude
  • Self-Motivated
  • Strong team player
  • Sounds IT Skills
  • Physically fit for Lifting, Walking, Pushing, etc.  







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