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Vacancy: Facilities Manager

Partick Thistle Football Club has an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Facilities Manager to join the team. The Facilities Manager will lead the efficient operation of the facilities department and will work across the Firhill Stadium.

Job Title: Partick Thistle Football Club Facilities Manager

Reports To: Chief Executive

Direct Reports: Facilities / Ground/ Hospitality staff

Location: Based at Firhill Stadium, Glasgow

Working Pattern: 40 hours per week / Full-time / Five days in seven

Term: Permanent

Start: ASAP


The Role:

The successful candidate will ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Stadium by undertaking the below duties and responsibilities: –

  • Lead the day to day operation of the facilities department
  • Carry out maintenance of the facilities on a day to day basis at the Stadium
  • Ensuring the departmental documentations are managed and kept up to date from service providers and compliance.
  • Manage/Supervise the Facilities Team and other relevant staff
  • Manage onsite call outs for emergency purposes and provide support out of hours for the stadium
  • Manage the equipment and spare kit in the Stadium stores
  • Lead with resourcing contractors and suppliers – building on new and existing relationships
  • Roster and schedule the staff working pattern around the Stadium usage
  • Liaise with internal departments and tenants around routine and emergency maintenance across the venue
  • Inspect work carried out by the department to ensure the work has been completed to the required specification
  • Co-ordinate PPM’s and KPI’s for the Facilities Department
  • Any other duties deemed reasonable for the role


We are looking for someone who is:

  • Dedicated to running a first-class facilities department
  • Has a track record of working within a facilities department
  • Be well organised and able to multi-task to achieve tight deadlines
  • A flexible approach to work with a “can do” attitude
  • Great Communication skills at all levels
  • Excellent teamwork and management skills
  • Works well as part of a team


Essential Qualifications/Experience:

  • A qualified Engineer / Electrician or equivalent qualification
  • A minimum of 3 years in a Supervisory or Management role in Facilities Management within a similar environment
  • Experience with Building Maintenance Systems (BMS)


Desirable Qualifications/Experience:

  • IOSH or NEBOSH qualified


What’s on offer?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Use of club vehicle
  • 30 days annual leave including Bank holidays
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme


Recruitment Closes:

June 30th 2022


Job Type: Full-time



  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay



  • Weekend availability when matches taking place at the Stadium



  • Supervisory or Management role in Facilities Management: 3 years (required)
  • Building Maintenance Software (BMS): 1 year (preferred)



  • Electrical Qualified 17th Edition regulations or above (required)
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