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Mandarin Speaking Facility Manager

Job Title: Mandarin Speaking Facility Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: competitive market rate
Start Date: ASAP
REF: LZ-HW-2018-01-22_1548156763
Contact Name: Lin Zhang
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Mandarin Speaking Facility Manager


My client is a leading Telecoms company, who operate in more than 170 countries across the world. They are currently looking for a Mandarin Speaking Facility manager to join their R&D centre in Cambridge.

As facility manager, you will provide an efficient and safe working environment for employees and their activities by using best business practices to manage resources, services and processes to meet the needs of the company

Cambridge (permanent)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project management and supervising and coordinating the work of contractors;
  • Calculating and comparing costs for required goods or services to achieve maximum value for money;
  • Planning for future development in line with strategic business objectives;
  • Managing and leading change to ensure minimum disruption to core activities;
  • Directing, coordinating and planning essential central services such as reception, security, maintenance, mail, archiving, cleaning, catering, waste disposal and recycling;
  • Ensuring the building meets health and safety requirements and that facilities comply with legislation;
  • Planning best allocation and utilization of space and resources for new buildings, or re-organizing current premises;
  • Checking that agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily and following up on any deficiencies;
  • Using performance management techniques to monitor and demonstrate achievement of agreed service levels and to lead on improvement;
  • Responding appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and dealing with the consequences.


  • Bachelor's degree in business management, facilities management, or a related field;
  • Relevant professional qualifications (facilities management/project Management or similar)
  • Building management; construction; surveying
  • Engineering and building services engineering;
  • Facilities management maintenance experience; familiarity with building upkeep

Professional skills:

  • Procurement and negotiation skills;
  • Research skills and the ability to draw information from various sources, including people;
  • Clear and concise writing skills and the ability to handle long and complex documents;
  • Essential Knowledge Base Knowledge of relevant health and safety

If you are interested in applying, please call Lin, 0118 928 5550 or send your latest CV to

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