Maintenance and facilities manager

Job description

Our client is a chain of supermarket stores with a base in Dublin. The successful candidate will speak English and Russian or Romanian fluently. The Maintenance and Facilities Manager will assist the Project Manager in leading the team to manage the delivery of assigned works to commercial retail properties nationwide, being the key point of contact for the maintenance operatives, sub-contractors and all other stakeholders. The responsibilities will include preparing quotations, site/work appraisal, re-active + pro-active maintenance scheduling, contract services, purchasing of material equipment & supplies.


  • People Management
  • Demonstrate and ensure to instil a culture in the team that match their core behaviours and values of being an Expert, Proactive, Innovative, Versatile, Team Player
  • Actively support an environment that supports teamwork, co-operation and performance excellence within team
  • Build and develop effective relationships with key stakeholders and be comfortable working across all levels
  • Monitor procedures to ensure expectations are delivered at a high standard
  • Procurement & contractor management - Manage multiple contractors to deliver services on time and within budget
  • Problem solving – provide quality cost-efficient solutions to the client
  • Ensure that all works/contracts are professionally delivered at the right cost and in line with the company ethics
  • Health & Safety Management - Implement and manage safety procedures to ensure the provision of a safe working environment
  • Ensure compliance with statutory regulations on fire, health and safety standards
  • Implement Industry Best Practice operations
  • Seek ways to reduce costs and improve operational standards



  • 2 years of experience in property maintenance, facilities, or construction related filed in a management role
  • Experience of working in fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of health & safety requirements + building regulations
  • Staff Management
  • An understanding of basic technical aspects of property (Roofing, Carpentry, Plastering, Plumbing, Electrical, Painting, Landscaping, Cleaning)
  • Client Focus & Relationship Management
  • Ease of interaction with a wide range/level of staff
  • Demonstrates proactive & professional approach to tasks
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills to prioritize work and meet tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to manage multiple and complex operational matters daily
  • Problem Solving & Strategic Thinking - Capacity to deal with ambiguity and solve complex problems effectively
  • Great attention to detail
  • Demonstrate good people management skills – ability to lead team effectively, train them well, and promote open, constructive and collaborative relationships at all levels
  • Passion for quality – has an eye for detail to make sure the best delivery of services
  • Self-motivated; confident & energetic
  • Ability to effectively deal with stressful situations
  • Flexible – able to adapt to rapidly changing situations
  • Is a team player – able to cooperate and work well with others to meet targets
  • Proven ability to initiate and follow through with improvement initiatives
  • Exhibits honesty & trustworthiness
  • Open to new ideas & willing to challenge status quo

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