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Facilities Assistant/Driver

Job Function:
Procurement
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent
 We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and customer focused individual to join the boohoo team.
 
Job Summary

• Working as part of the facilities team to provide logistics support, delivering and collecting consignments to the Burnley distribution centre, collecting building and other materials from suppliers, supporting PR, Press and studio when running off site events.
• Taking responsibility for routine checks on the Boohoo pool cars based at Manchester office.
• Provide a “find and fix” service in the Boohoo offices to pro actively identify faults and issues e.g. failed lamps in order to maintain fittings and equipment and generally improve the working environment for colleagues.
• Assist with the small projects programme to carry out cosmetic uplifts around the building eg minor redecoration of heavily trafficked areas such as stairwells, toilets, kitchens, replacing broken bathroom fittings, etc These are the jobs that are always expensive to have contractors do but also if left unattended result in the office looking scruffy.
• Support security staff at staff parties and functions if required;
• Support BAU office refurbishment projects and office moves to ensure minimal disruption to staff and department heads including the assembly, positioning and moving of furniture within and across the Head Office buildings;
• Assist the Facilities Manager to monitor service standards in all Head Office areas, including catering, cleaning and rest rooms;
• Support the Facilities team in keeping the building and surrounding grounds clean and maintained at all times;
• Ensure general office furniture/equipment (non IT) maintenance work is carried out effectively and efficiently; escalating to suppliers where necessary.
• Support the Facilities Manager by ensuring any changes to the disaster recovery plan are followed through;
• Support the Catering and Hospitality Manager in preparing for company events and staff parties including sourcing of stock, layout of venue/rooms, security back-up and other related ad-hoc tasks;
• Accompany contractors on site where necessary.
• Ad-hoc un-planned or emergency cleaning tasks when required.

Skills:

• Good DIY/handyman skills
• Ability to deal tactfully, calmly and effectively with a wide range of people from both within and outside of the organisation;
• Reliable and flexible approach – willing and happy to assist front line colleagues, occasionally out of office hours
• Ability to prioritise workload and work under pressure with a high level of organisational proficiency, common sense and initiative;
• Accuracy and attention to detail and ability and willingness to follow departmental procedures;
• Team player.

Health & Safety:

• Ensure that all employees within the Head Office buildings work in a safe manner and fully understands the fire, emergency and health & safety procedures of the workplace;
• Ensure that all potential and real hazards are taken care of immediately, and are reported appropriately;
• Work in a safe and responsible manner, within the framework of legislation and workplace specific policies.

Miscellaneous:

• Is an ambassador for the brand and actively promotes the company values;
• Attends training, meetings and other events as requested by direct manager or senior management, including Head of Human Resources;
• Is enthusiastic and committed to learn about and get involved in the department’s activities;
• Assists colleagues by completing tasks outside own job role when requested, including supporting associated companies;
• Maintains own working area in a professional and organised manner;
• Always strives to improve the department’s operation and increase knowledge of own and related job functions;
• Makes themselves available 24 hours per day, when required, on call for emergency events.

Qualifications, Experience and Professional Membership:

• Experience in manual handling, ability to cope with complex building layout including lack of lifts in places
• Competent DIYer.
• Professional and discreet at all times with proven experience of delivering excellent customer service
• Full driving license
 

The Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all applicants including those with criminal convictions. Basic Disclosure Information about criminal convictions may be requested to assist the selection process and will be taken into account only when the conviction is considered relevant to the position. A copy of this disclosure policy is available on request. By continuing with this application you are agreeing to comply with this company policy.