Facilities Lead

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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 initiatives
  • Providing proactive, responsive and cost effective services, based upon high professional standards, and adherence to industry best practice and statutory obligations
  • Developing site facilities strategy, ensuring that it is supportive of the overall business plans
  • Developing long term capital budget plans for the refurbishment/maintenance of site Facilities
  • Developing and managing Site Facilities operating and capital expenditure budget for the Rochester site
  • Managing of major facilities projects, developing project plans and managing project budgets to ensure major projects are delivered on time and within budget
  • Managing 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 Qualification
  • Previous experience in Facilities Management
  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation including but not limited to:
    • Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulation 2015
    • Legionella Control LCA 9006
    • Asbestos Management L143 2012 Code of Practice
    • Health and Safety (BS OHSAS 18001)
    • Environment Standard ISO 14001


  • Good understanding of business continuity principles
  • Project Management/Planning experience
  • Membership of the Institute for Workplace and Facilities Management or a Facilities management qualification
  • Combination 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.


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