Snr Facilities Services Manager – (Soft)–Excellent Person Management

Additional Information

  • Permanent
  • Excellent Salary, Company Benefits, Pay scale, Flexible hours etc
  • Industry – Healthcare
  • Dublin

Main Duties:

  • Lead the General Services function, overseeing day-to-day operations, including Catering, Facilities Management, Portering, Security, and other services.
  • Manage contracted services, ensuring compliance with service level agreements and budgets.
  • Experience in Industrial Relations.
  • Directly oversee the management and associated service contracts.
  • Align General Services with evolving Clinical Directorate models for optimized patient care.
  • Develop and enforce policies, procedures, and health and safety protocols.
  • Lead sustainability initiatives for a more efficient and low-carbon health service.
  • Represent the hospital on regulatory bodies.
  • You will have 5 Direct reports and be responsible for over 300 staff in general services.

Leadership & Performance:

  • Provide visible leadership, ensuring adherence to HR policies.
  • Prioritize and manage resources efficiently, demonstrating strong financial acumen.
  • Identify and nurture talent, driving high performance through KPIs and accountability.
  • Oversee staff development programs, including performance evaluation and personal development schemes.
  • Implement key performance measures and ensure compliance with targets.
  • Analyze data to drive service improvements.

Change & Development

  • Implement major organizational change initiatives.
  • Drive service improvement through best practices and innovation.
  • Contribute to ongoing organization development aligned with the hospital’s strategic plan.
  • Pursue cost containment and value-for-money initiatives.

Skills Required:

  • Degree level or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Demonstrable records of continuing professional development.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience, demonstrating senior-level management in General Services and Facilities Management.
  • Excellent Industrial relations experience
  • · Experience in leading, implementing, and completing projects.
  • Budget management experience.


Core Skills Required:

  • Professional Knowledge and Experience
  • Leadership & Direction
  • Managing and Delivering Results in a complex environment
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Critical Analysis & Decision Making
  • Personal Commitment and Motivation
  • Has experience working in a healthcare environment is advantage


*NB: All applicants CVS will be reviewed and should your skillset match our client’s requirements, we will contact you via email / mobile. We are also happy to consider you for other open opportunities within Firstaff. If however, you object to us holding your data on file, please acknowledge via email by return.*


Rory O’Connor

International Recruitment Consultant

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