facilities management

Head of Contracts & Compliance

Central London

Full Time


About the Company:

Are you a seasoned professional in Facilities Management with a keen eye for detail and a passion for ensuring compliance? We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Contracts & Compliance to join my clients dynamic team.

In this pivotal role, you will support the Partnership Director and FM Operations team in managing statutory compliance across their diverse university estates, ensuring their facilities are safe, compliant, and efficiently maintained. You will lead efforts to mitigate risks, close audit actions proactively, and provide actionable insights to reduce asset risk and ownership of costs.

The position is to work at the heart of a vibrant university community, with the chance to significantly impact the safety, compliance, and operational success of the estate.

If you are a proactive leader with a passion for compliance and a drive for continuous improvement, I would love to hear from you.

About the Role:

Supporting the Partnership Director with:

  • Ensuring adequate control and monitoring are applied to all statutory and non-statutory activities undertaken by site teams and sub-contractors.
  • Ensuring the correct sub-contractor governance is in place with full adherence to HSE.
  • Ensuring consistency in processes and procedures deployed in the operational delivery of services across all sites.
  • Functional responsibility for service delivery for ensuring compliance with all relevant statutory and non-statutory legislation/guidance and site-specific health and safety and welfare policies.
  • Ensure that the sites are always statutory and contractually compliant for services delivered within scope, and robust and rigorous means of recording this are maintained.


  • Qualification in a building surveying, M&E engineering or construction-related discipline.
  • Extensive experience in statutory compliance.
  • Have an understanding of Computerised Maintenance Management systems (CMMS).
  • Knowledge of SFG20 maintenance delivery standards.
  • Significant relevant experience operating at senior management level gained within a professional services environment or Estate Department.
  • Member of CIOB, RICS, CIBSE, IWFM.
  • Extensive experience in the built environment.
  • Demonstrable experience in creating value from Asset Management.
  • Analytical approach to data-led decision making.
  • Have strong people management skills and the ability to support and develop other team members.
  • Flexible with the ability to overcome challenges whilst looking for continual improvements to service delivery, quality-driven approach.
  • Ability to work across functions and with clients and suppliers to achieve outcomes.
  • Advanced proficiency with desktop applications (e.g., MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Strong influencing skills.

Pay range and compensation package:

up to £55,000 plus an Excellent benefits package

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