Facilities and Compliance Manager
QHSE Taskforce

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Facilities and Compliance Manager * Circa £35,000 per annum based on experience * RHS Garden Bridgewater * Salford, Greater Manchester M28 2LJ The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), the UK’s leading gardening charity inspiring everyone to grow, is looking for an exceptional Facilities and Compliance Manager at the new RHS Garden Bridgewater in Salford. The role has primary responsibility to ensure provision of buildings, facilities and services that are safe, compliant and that meet the needs of the RHS and its visitors. Working to high professional standard to ensure regulatory compliance and continuity of business operations, you will provide subject matter expertise to a range of stakeholders at RHS Bridgewater. Overview of the Role: The post holder will be responsible for all planned and reactive maintenance, legislative and regulatory compliance, fire safety, soft FM services including security, cleaning and waste provision, leading/managing the Facilities team and hold responsibility for the annual budget. The successful candidate will have: * Extensive demonstrable knowledge of buildings/estate management for all associated hard and soft service provisions. * A recognised qualification in facilities management, building trades or professional body i.e. RICS/IWFM/CIBSE/CIOB * Experience of Building Management Systems * A recognised Health and Safety qualification (e.g. IOSH, NEBOSH General Certificate) * Extensive proven experience of facilities and/or buildings management in a large and varied environment demonstrated by sound knowledge of technical, cost and legislation matters applicable to property. * Proven experience of managing a maintenance team effectively. About the RHS: To work for the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is to join a thriving charity, whose mission is to inspire everyone to grow. Everything we do is built on the transformational power of gardening – and the benefits it brings to people, places and our planet. Known globally for our inspirational Shows and five spectacular Gardens, our work extends to leading ground-breaking climate research, running community outreach programmes, and setting the standards in horticultural education. With the recent opening of RHS Garden Bridgewater and Hilltop, the world’s first dedicated Centre for Gardening Science, at RHS Garden Wisley, there has never been a more exciting time to be part of our journey to make the UK a greener, and more beautiful place. And we couldn’t do this without our people. We’re proud of the knowledge, enthusiasm and ideas that each one of our team members brings. From working across our social media channels, to volunteering in the Gardens, from serving customers in our Garden Centres to running national marketing campaigns, we believe that every member of the RHS team should have the opportunity to make a difference. The RHS provides a number of great benefits for employees including: * Free parking for staff working at one of the five gardens * Free access to all RHS Gardens and Flower Shows * 20% discount on all RHS Retail * Discounted food and drink from the catering outlets at the gardens * Employee discounts at high street retailer and cash back scheme * 25 days’ holiday (increasing to 28 and 30 with service) * Bike to work scheme * Pension with employers’ contribution, which increases with length of service * Employee Assistance Programme for staff and immediate family * Monthly Garden magazine and access to gardening advice * Sponsorship for external studies To apply please visit our website via the link and apply online. Apply via our website by 4pm on 31st March 2022. Safeguarding and Inclusion The RHS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all personnel to share in this commitment. We are an inclusive employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds



M28, Walkden, City and Borough of Salford,United Kingdom

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M28, Walkden, City and Borough of Salford,United Kingdom

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