1.Analytical Skills: Facilities managers must look at a lot of different information and make decisions based on needs and budget concerns.
2.Communication: Facilities managers talk to their employees, and work with management to make sure the job gets done. Being able to clearly explain what needs to be done will be necessary.
3.Attention to Detail: Quality control is a large part of a facilities manager’s job. Making sure cleaning, upkeep and safety standards are maintained, or efficiencies are discovered, is key.
4.Leadership Skills: Facilities managers must motivate and coordinate employees, as well as deal with any disciplinary issues that may come up.
5.Overseeing and agreeing contracts and providers for services including security, parking, cleaning, catering, technology and so on.
6.Supervising multi-disciplinary teams of staff including cleaning, maintenance, grounds and security
7.Ensuring that basic facilities, such as water and heating, are well-maintained
8.Managing budgets and ensuring cost-effectiveness.
9.Allocating and managing space between buildings
10.Ensuring that facilities meet government regulations and environmental, health and security standards
11.Advising businesses on increasing energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness1overseeing building projects, renovations or refurbishments.
12.Helping businesses to relocate to new offices and to make decisions about leasing.
13.Drafting reports and making written recommendations
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