Assistant Facilities Manager

Budapest, Hungary

Posted: 9-Aug-2018

Ref#: CW-HUN-146 A

Cushman & Wakefield is a global leader in commercial real estate services, helping clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. The firm’s 45,000 employees in more than 70 countries provide deep local and global insights that create significant value for occupiers and investors around the world. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest commercial real estate services firms with revenues of $6 billion across core services of agency leasing, asset services, capital markets, facilities services (branded C&W Services), global occupier services, investment management (branded DTZ Investors), tenant representation, and valuations & advisory.

We are currently looking for an


Role summary:

ASSISTANT FACILITIES MANAGER FOR CLIENT PORTFOLIO – total combined office space is circa 6,000 square metres.

Region covered includes: Hungary, Russia, Poland, Croatia, Ukraine, Romania, Kazakhstan, Czech Republic.

Hungarian and English speaker required, Russian competency level also required - based at Budapest client office.

This position requires an individual with either a facilities or services support background, to manage a multi-portfolio contract.  The individual will be liaising with the client, vendors and C&W team and will play key parts in the performance and development of the account and delivery of service to the client.

Location: Budapest

Your responsibilities:
  • Sound financial acumen and preparation of operational budgets.
  • Vendor contract management.
  • Proactively manage vendor contracts and assist in tendering contracts with procurement team.
  • Co-ordinate and implement client initiatives across the portfolio.
  • Be part of team where there are client driven project initiatives, from an FM perspective.
  • Generate and implement improvements to the specific client account and portfolio.
  • Drive Facilities Management improvement across the portfolio.
Your profile:
  • Proven relevant contract/services experience - 5 years minimum
  • At least 5 years work experience in support service industry
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with customers and peers in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Experience of working as part of self-delivery team and working with contractors to deliver a service.
  • Experience of managing an area of a budget - cleaning, security, projects
  • Ability to work closely with / manage contractors & third party suppliers on a day to day basis.
  • Experience of developing relevant client relationships 
  • Preferably work experience in an international company.
  • Experience of managing multiple services in a single or across multiple sites in the region.
  • Experience of managing an operational budget and exposure to P&L accounts
  • Experience in FM processes and good practice with a bias to tehcnical FM is preferred
  • Experience in Health & Safety legislation relevant to FM in country is preferred
What we can offer:
  • A steadily growing international company
  • Youthful and supportive work environment
  • Competitive compensation and benefit package
  • Great learning and development opportunities

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