FM Contracts & Support Manager

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BGL Group

Applications in by 19 November 2019
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Contracts & Support Manager

BGL’s Facilities Management team have a fantastic new opportunity for a Contracts & Support Manager to join their team. Based from our head office in Orton Southgate, you will oversee full responsibilities for all BGL sites to include finances, daily operational task delegation, risk management and contract agreements. Working in a highly organised and dedicated team, this role provides a varied role where each day will present a new challenge.


As a Contracts & Support Manager you will manage both our Facilities Management contracts and Supplier Management processes to ensure that work is completed to a high standard in line with set financial budgets. Alongside this you will be responsible for financial monitoring across the department to ensure all costs are tracked, future work is forecasted and any variances within budgets are investigated. You will need to provide monthly financial reports for your line manager who will use the information provided to report up to senior directors within the business to assess strategic goals. In this role you will also have monthly meetings with key financial business partners in BGL to report on costs and you will work closely with our procurement team who will assist on high value departmental purchases.


Working across a large number of cost centres you will need to have a great eye for detail as you will be expected to work on multiple projects simultaneously, some of which will be based on forecast plans for up to 6 months ahead of time. As part of your role you will be responsible for the management of group utilities to include gas, electricity and water. These energy supplier contracts will need to be careful analysed and the usage data assessed in-line with current business energy rates. Where applicable you need to manage the tender process for new suppliers to compete for our business.


Each of our sites will have dedicated contracts with outsourced suppliers and you will work each supplier to arrange regular review meetings to assess effectiveness whilst also ensuring that they are still delivering to our service level expectations. Throughout your role you will pro-actively engage and build relationships across the business and you will work closely alongside other facilities managers to ensure that all business needs are met.

What will it take?
  • Contract Management experience
  • Supplier Management experience
  • Good commercial knowledge
  • Experience of managing finances for multiple cost centres
  • Health, Safety and Environmental knowledge (desirable)
  • M&E knowledge (desirable)
  • Property maintenance knowledge (desirable)

About Us

Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people, we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services. We have reached 10 million customers through brands including,, BGL Life, Budget Insurance & Dial Direct, as well as our partnerships business which provides insurance for some of the UK’s leading high street brands. We make a difference for our customers, colleagues and communities by working, growing and winning together. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it!


Flexible Working

We understand the importance of achieving a healthy lifestyle balance, whether it’s working remotely or flexibly we have an environment where people are empowered to embrace flexible working in a way that works for them and for the business. 


Diversity and Inclusion

We're a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and talented professionals. With an inclusive and open workplace, we encourage our people to create and share ideas – supporting their growth and celebrating their uniqueness. 

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