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Facilities Operations Manager

Closing date
5 Jul 2024

Job Details

MBDA requires an experienced Facilities Manager (FM) to be responsible for the delivery of the overall Facilities Management operation at the Stevenage Campus and satellite sites, while handling the expectations of internal customers and key collaborators, in addition to the standard daily FM operations management.

Job Title: Facilities Operations Manager

Salary: Circa £ 65,000 depending on experience

Location: Stevenage/Bolton/Bristol (We may be able to offer a relocation package for this role)

Dynamic (hybrid) working: 3-4 days per week on-site due to workload classification

Security Clearance: British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship

Restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.

The opportunity:

MBDA requires an experienced Facilities Manager (FM) to be responsible for the delivery of the overall Facilities Management operation at the Stevenage Campus and satellite sites, while handling the expectations of internal customers and key collaborators, in addition to the standard daily FM operations management.

The FM will be encouraged to deliver projects, handle capital and revenue budgets, drive innovation and handle the delivery of key suppliers across the site.

What we're looking for from you:

We are looking for a motivated, hands on individual with a strong background in Facilities management. The ideal candidate will be a team player, with great organisational skills required to oversee our IFM provider and deliver sophisticated or multiple projects effectively, whilst acting as the figure head of the FM organisation.

Be able coordinate and handle crucial Hard and Soft FM services such as day to day issues, planned and reactive maintenance, cleaning, catering, waste disposal and recycling.

The successful candidate must be dedicated and committed to making a positive impact with an eye for detail and the ability to drive the highest front of house and cleaning standards via our service providers.

A sound understanding of Statutory Compliance requirements is essential, including the requirements of CDM when delivering projects.

A demonstrable history of robust contractor management in order to ensure adherence to MBDA FM KPIs and SLAs and the ability to drive contractor performance.
  • NEBOSH General Certificate or IOSH Managing Safely (Desirable)
  • Good awareness and understanding of building services engineering
  • Excellent collaborator management skills
  • Understanding of asset management principles
  • Understanding of SFG20
  • Experience of preparing and managing OPEX and CAPEX budgets
  • Recognised FM qualification and membership to IWFM (desirable)
  • Sound understanding of BICSc output cleaning specification

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Our company:

MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

What we can offer you:
  • Company Bonus: Bonus of up to 21% of base salary
  • Pension: maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Enhanced parental leave: offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Facilities: Fantastic site facilities including subsidised meals, free car parking and much more...
  • Training and Development: Excellent career progression, training and career development opportunities

Our Business:

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential. MBDA is proud of our employee-led networks, examples include: Gender Equality, Pride, Menopause Matters, Parents and Carers, Armed Forces, Ethnic Diversity, Neurodiversity and more...

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), X (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.


Together. For the future of defence.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to the UK and their allies. Regarded as one of the most trusted suppliers of defence solutions in Europe, we have a relationship with the UK military spanning back over 70 years.

Whether it’s designing a future concept for the British Army, managing the procurement of a missile component or harnessing their expertise in software in order to integrate one of our products on to the newest fighter jet, all of our employees are a part of delivering a more secure tomorrow.

In addition to being the only defence company on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2022 list, MBDA are also recognised nationally with three Investors in People Gold Awards (People, Apprenticeships, and Wellbeing), a top 10 finisher on the Best Big Companies to Work For 2022 league tables.   

For the latest vacancies, employer updates and stories from our people, make sure to visit and bookmark our MBDA UK Careers site.

Our Values 

Our values are at the core of everything we do and shape the culture of our organisation. No matter what role, our people from leadership to entry-level encompass these values knowing that they are working towards the same common goal, sharing a bigger purpose in order to protect national security and enable strategic independence.

Through promoting change with Innovation, taking ownership through Commitment, building trust through Integrity, inspiring others through Passion and encouraging collaboration through Team Spirit, we have created a place where people feel connected with each other and valued in our community.



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