Facilities Assistant

  • Location London, United Kingdom
  • Date Posted 4th October 2017
  • Category Admin
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Requisition ID 323


The main purpose of the role is to be the first point of contact for the relevant Head of Office Services within the two local offices in London for general maintenance matters.

Working as a Facilities Assistant, you will:

  • Be responsible for maintaining constant awareness of the physical condition of the building, flats, furniture, fittings, car pool, and equipment and where appropriate make repairs
  • Report maintenance repairs to the Head of Office Services in the first instance
  • Assist where required with central services such as maintenance, cleaning and waste management
  • Respond appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise
  • Ensuring that any work carried out by a contractor hired by the Office Service team is checked once completed at the first possible opportunity
  • Assist in the setup of meetings and events
  • General Porterage Services
  • Assisting with office moves
  • Carrying out repairs to fixtures and fittings including light bulb changes
  • Ensure regular testing for electrical equipment and safety devices
  • Assist in the induction of new staff
  • Monitoring stationary stock levels
  • Reception covers as needed
  • Review and update health and safety policies and ensure they're observed
  • Assist the Head of Office Services in recording
  • Post room
  • Other duties that may arise from time to time as directed by a member of the HR and Office Service Team

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be competent in carrying out basic decorating requirements such as filling and painting
  • Follow health and safety procedures to control risks to themselves and others, and to assist with specific health and safety procedures such as fire evacuation practices
  • Commitment to the delivery of first class facilities management services
  • Enthusiasm, exceptional customer service skills and focus
  • Excellent communication skills and reporting skills
  • Proven organisational skills and self-motivation
  • A flexible approach to working
  • Flexibility to attend incidents in emergencies and/or at short notice outside normal working hours
  • Is passionate about delivering the highest possible service to internal and/or external customers, willingly going the extra mile

Who we are
Mintel began four decades ago, providing food and drink research in the UK. Now the brand spans all corners of the globe. Mintel's leading analysts are world-renowned experts in diverse areas such as leisure, consumer goods, beauty, retail, financial services, sales promotion and social trends. Mintel is looking for ambitious individuals that work well with others and share our common goal of providing best in class market intelligence. Constant feedback from our colleagues shapes the way we interact with each other.

Life at Mintel
Our over 800 employees have over 51 different nationalities and speak over 37 languages. Mintel is all about people. We are committed to finding, training and growing the world's most talented employees. From your very first day with Mintel, we will ensure that you benefit from continuous performance measurement, training and development. Besides that, you will enjoy several other benefits including:

  • 25 days of annual leave, excluding bank holidays
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Life assurance
  • Discounted dental insurance
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Free breakfast
  • Interest free bike loan
  • Interest free travel loan
  • Childcare Vouchers

If you want to find out more about life at Mintel visit our website at www.mintel.com

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