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Integrated Facilities Management Lead (Black Utillities) – Cork

Integrated Facilities Management Lead (Black Utilities)
County Cork

Optimize Recruitment are working with a leading client who provides a full suite of facilities management services to recruit an IFM Lead (Black Utilities) to join their pharmaceutical client site in County Cork on a full time, permanent basis.

The successful individual will be responsible for leading a team of 15-20 people onsite managing the black utilities services for the client. Our client is really looking for someone to integrate with their customers team onsite in a collaborate, engaging manner.

Salary details are available upon request.

Key Duties:

  • Management and governance of the Integrated Facilities Management service contracts.
  • Support the Site Energy management and site reliability programmes on site.
  • Manage the training and motivation of the site team, including setting clear performance expectations and conducting progress meetings.
  • Chair daily Tier board meetings with your team to ensure alignment with company and production goals and objectives.
  • Prioritize all health and safety requests in order to maintain and deliver a safe workplace for all on site.
  • Ensure that all statutory inspections are carried out in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance to cGMP in operations and maintenance of facility systems.
  • Ensure the supply of facilities & Utilities systems (HVAC , WWT and others) with minimal impact to operations & that utility breakdowns are adequately and timely addressed, corrective actions are executed as agreed and that reliability improvement actions are defined.
  • Ensure that facilities are kept to high cGMP standard including housekeeping and pest control.
  • Engineering support to the electrical supply and distribution and the BMS systems.
  • Analyse CMMS data on a periodic basis to ensure culture of continuous improvement.
  • Provide technical support to all departments as required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent in mechanical/electrical/chemical engineering.
  • Minimum five years in engineering or maintenance, in Pharmaceutical or related industries similar managerial position.
  • Strong building services & black utilities experience.
  • Excellent Project management skills, with experience of managing medium to Large capital projects.
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to build teams and operate across functional boundaries, both internal and external.


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Conflict resolution experience
  • Analytical problem solving.
  • Extensive organization skills.
  • Coaching, mentoring and counselling experience.
  • Ability to deal with and manage change.
  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory guidelines
  • Performance management skills and mentoring where required.
  • Team leadership skills: Supervision, delegation, coaching and mentoring, conflict resolution across permanent and contract staff.

For more information and to discuss similar opportunities, please contact Lee Doheny in the strictest of confidence on 0858072559 / lee@optimizerecruitment.ie
Please note your CV will never be released without your expressed permission.
JOB REF: LD-22662

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