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Facilities Management Lead, UK & Bahrain

Richmond, United Kingdom

Facilities Management Lead, UK & Bahrain

Job Description

UK & Bahrain Facilities Management Lead

Location - Northfleet, Kent (alternative locations available at our Flint or Barrow Mills)

Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Global FM Team, reporting to the Associate-Director for EMEA FM.

The UK & Bahrain Facilities Management Lead is responsible for the end-to-end Facility Management of soft and hard services across the UK & Bahrain sites (offices & industrial). You will work in close connection between the onsite leadership team, the FM global function and the IFM outsourced partner in the region.

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The portfolio includes 4 manufacturing sites, 1 Kimberly-Clark EMEA HQ and 1 Kimberly-Clark logistics centre for a total of 8M sf.

About Us

Andrex ®, Kleenex®, Huggies Baby Wipes® and Kimberly-Clark Professional®. You already know our legendary brands-and so does the rest of the world. In fact, millions of people use Kimberly-Clark products every day. We know these amazing Kimberly-Clark products wouldn't exist without talented professionals, like you.

At Kimberly-Clark, you'll be part of the best team committed to driving innovation, growth and impact. We're founded on 151 years of market leadership, and we're always looking for new and better ways to perform - so there's your open door of opportunity. It's all here for you at Kimberly-Clark.

Led by Purpose. Driven by You.

About you

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to the below:

  • Drive the Corporate FM Strategies and Service Delivery solution in alignment with the business needs of the internal stakeholders.
  • Own the direct budget responsibility for annual USD 15-20 MM operating expenses; indirect support of annual REFM capital projects
  • Drive contract governance framework and escalation strategy with clearly defined escalation processes; monitor effectiveness and adjust as required.
  • Implement and manage operational risk management standards through the IFM(s) provider.
  • Manage the audit program and direct performance improvement initiatives.
  • Deliver on safe operation and compliance with Kimberly Clark, Corporate Security and EHS facility policies as well as all the regulatory requirements; Assure response to emergencies; support business continuity and disaster recovery. Liaise with Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) and Security Crisis Management (SCM) functional leads ensuring IFM delivery of scope.
  • Support workplace transformation initiatives
  • Responsible for the communication and implementation of all Corporate FM strategies, policies and procedures
  • Support soft services scope delivering constant improvement in catering & cleaning services

What we'll need from you:

  • Educated to degree level in Business / Facility / Real Estate Management and/or recognised industry certification
  • Significant (ideally 10+ years) experience in Facilities, Workplace or Real Estate operations
  • Extensive experience in managing FM services within an FMCG Manufacturing operations environment OR extensive experience working as the outsourced FM Service Provider Lead within an FMCG Company
  • Experience in supplier relationship, governance, and contract performance management
  • Experience in forecasting and budgeting process in a corporate environment
  • Proven experience in Soft services management, including catering and cleaning services
  • Analytical skillset
  • Excellent English language and communication skills
  • Proficiency in another European language is a plus

Competitive Benefits

We offer competitive pay and benefits to employees and reward excellence and performance. Our belief in promoting a healthy work-life balance drives us to support our employees' total well-being, offering comprehensive benefits not limited to gym memberships, private medical insurance, dental cover, employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme, critical illness cover, travel insurance and a market leading defined contribution pension scheme.

To Be Considered

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And finally, the fine print...
For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

Primary Location

Northfleet Mill

Additional Locations

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Time Type

Full time

Client-provided location(s): Northfleet DA11, UK
Job ID: KimberlyClark-869312
Employment Type: Full Time