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Facilities Lead

BAE Systems
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Job Title: Facilities Lead

Location: Rochester - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Circa £60,000 + annual bonus

What you'll be doing:

    Management of the Facilities team and promoting personal professional development to keep abreast of all relevant advancements in Facilities Management practice and initiativesProviding proactive, responsive and cost effective services, based upon high professional standards, and adherence to industry best practice and statutory obligationsDeveloping site facilities strategy, ensuring that it is supportive of the overall business plansDeveloping long term capital budget plans for the refurbishment/maintenance of site FacilitiesDeveloping and managing Site Facilities operating and capital expenditure budget for the Rochester siteManaging of major facilities projects, developing project plans and managing project budgets to ensure major projects are delivered on time and within budgetManaging KPI's for all contractors, consultants and suppliers against which performance of delivery can be monitored, reviewed and evaluated
Your skills and experiences:


    Electrical (Power) or Mechanical Engineering QualificationPrevious experience in Facilities ManagementWorking knowledge of relevant legislation including but not limited to:
      Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulation 2015Legionella Control LCA 9006Asbestos Management L143 2012 Code of PracticeHealth and Safety (BS OHSAS 18001)Environment Standard ISO 14001

    Good understanding of business continuity principlesProject Management/Planning experienceMembership of the Institute for Workplace and Facilities Management or a Facilities management qualificationCombination of office facilities and production facilities management

You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Facilities Management (FM) team:

This is an opportunity to get involved on projects for medium to large sites, with exposure to electrical systems, refurbishments and small projects around construction. You will have a direct impact on keeping the business running and working with sub-contractors. You will be able to make your mark and influence the capability around producing leading edge technology electronic systems products.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 23rd April 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security and aerospace company head-quartered in London in the United Kingdom and with operations worldwide.

Recognising that our people are our top priority we have set ourselves a number of corporate targets to improve the diversity and inclusiveness of our workforce, including uplifting our female representation in leadership roles by 15% by 2015. We recognise the challenge that this target presents, knowing that engineering is often seen as a “man’s world”. 

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