Hard Services Facilities Manager

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Friday, 15 September, 2023 - 14:51 to Monday, 16 October, 2023 - 00:59
We are very pleased to be working on a new position for a Hard Services Facilities Manager with Shannon Airport. 
Reporting to the Airport Director, this is a permanent position and will be an exciting and rewarding role for the successful candidate.
Working within a fast-paced Airport environment, the Airport Facilities Manager will manage all aspects of the Airport’s facilities; landside, airside and terminal buildings, ensuring that all Airport facilities are maintained to the highest standards.
The Airport Facilities Manager’s prime responsibilities will include:
  • Manage the electrical, mechanical, operative and engineering teams to ensure effective and efficient maintenance of the terminal and airfield infrastructure to the highest safety, regulatory and operational standards.
  • Control of Maintenance budgets including management of costs (in particular overtime, repairs & renewal spend), staffing levels etc to ensure maximum financial return for the company.
  • Develop and maintain a priority system for managing maintenance requests.
  • Respond to callouts when emergencies occur at the airport.
  • Effective management of energy costs and the ongoing implementation of cost saving initiatives in this area.
  • Monitor and review contractors’ performance, tracking costs, trends and incidents as required.
  • Represent the Airport in a technical capacity whenever required.
  • Promote good maintenance (including planned maintenance) standards throughout the Airport.
  • Demonstrate leadership of the facilities team and complete all line management responsibilities for staff.
  • Develop and refine KPIs and efficient reporting mechanisms for stakeholders at all levels to demonstrate progress in completing maintenance tasks by the team.
  • Promote safe work practices throughout the Airport Facilities team.
  • Liaise with all other departments & customer tenants within the Airport on facilities matters.
  • Plan, organise and direct maintenance works within the airport in an efficient and effective manner that meets the Airports operational needs.
  • Ensure Air Nav Ireland standards, in accordance with current certification specification basis, are maintained airside at all times & adherence to the safety management systems.
  • Prepare tender documents for minor works.
  • Ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget and within public procurement guidelines.
  • Ensure adequate supervision of external contractors.
  • Act as investigating officer in internal enquiries and airside incidents.
  • Participate with the implementation of the ongoing capital investment programme.
  • Ensure Aerodrome data transfer is in line with the Airport Security Policy
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Minimum of 7+ years’ experience in senior facilities and management roles.
  • Excellent working knowledge and understanding of facilities systems; BMS Systems, HVAC Systems, Electrical and Mechanical plant services and installations, Emergency Systems.
  • Excellent working knowledge of PV and renewable energy systems.
  • Excellent organisational skills, strong management and leadership skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to work, make decisions and give direction under pressure.
  • High level of verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Awareness of stakeholders and tenant requirements and impacts on their operating environment.
  • Understanding the implications of decisions taken and taking ownership of the outcome of those decisions.
  • Keep updated on industry trends and developments.
  • Full driving licence. 
To apply, please email your CV to angelina.oneill@eflexes.com or call Angelina on 086 0205506 to discuss in confidence.
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Facilities Engineer