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Nottingham Forest FC

Nottingham Forest FC

Training Ground Facilities Manager


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Posting Date

Aug 28, 2023

Role description

Salary: Competitive please state your expectations on applicationHours: Full time, 42 hours per week, 5 out of 7 days, including all home match days.Location: The Nigel Doughty Academy, Nottingham Forest Training Ground, NG2
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic, hardworking, and determined Facilities Manager to join our business and perform a key role within Nottingham Forest Football Club.
Based at The Nigel Doughty Academy, the role will cover all aspects of facilities management at the Training Ground, as well as ad-hoc facilities duties at The City Ground, along with all home matchday duties. The Facilities Manager will be responsible for liaising with the First Team and Academy, ensuring all facilities are maintained to the highest standards.
The Facilities Manager will be responsible for leading proactive and reactive projects at the Training Ground, whilst managing the on-site Maintenance Technician, this role is vital in the smooth and continuous running and operation of the Club training facilities.
Reporting to the Head of Facilities, we are looking for a great leader, who enjoys the challenges that come with a professional football club and who strives to maintain the highest of standards. Great communication skills are essential, along with a positive attitude, acting as a role model for the Grounds team as well as the Club.
This is a great opportunity to join NFFC at an exciting time and be part of a successful Club that is passionate about its people.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities Responsible for the management and day to day responsibilities of the maintenance technician, including training and development. Creating and developing a planned preventative maintenance schedule for all onsite facilities. Ensuring compliance with all relevant procedures and codes of practices. Controlling the facilities and maintenance budget, reporting any anomalies to the Head of Facilities. Ordering of consumables and supplies where required. Managing 3rd party suppliers, to ensure all works are installed and maintained to the highest standards. Manage all health and safety compliance, including training, inductions, and statutory compliance, including those of 3rd party contractors. Review of maintenance reports and defect rectification. Recording and maintaining all necessary documentation and be available for reporting and audits. Producing budget forecasts of expected expenditures. Ensure planned preventative works are carried out (e.g., fire alarm tests) and records recorded. Supervise the multi-disciplined team, including cleaners and Maintenance technicians. Oversee the buildings projects, renovations, and refurbishments. Any other reasonable duties as required by the club.
Required Qualifications and Experience: HS Qualification (Iosh / NEBOSH) - Desirable Experiencing of leading a CAPEX facilities project Desirable Experience of working in a sporting environment Desirable Experience in facilities manager Essential Experience in managing and leading a team Essential. A full driving licence Essential

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