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The FM is ultimately responsible for all duties and responsibilities as outlined in the title.

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This information was gathered and collected from many job posted sources, newspapers (jobs Section) business magazines, company websites and the internet in general. It presents a cross section of the needs and requirements of many diverse industries especially the building facility management, operations and maintenance requirements.

Facility Manager Requirements

Job Requirements:

It is essential that the FM be a “people person” with above average personnel management skills as he is required to obtain acceptable job performance from all personality types. Not all personality types interact with each other well and it is the FMs job to ensure they work efficiently with each other.

Ensure customer satisfaction.

Supervise all administration, financial, operational, technical and financial staff.

Ensure that all required energy, operational and tenant reports are kept up to date.

Oversee the operation of the building automation system control of the necessary environmental and energy programs.

Oversee the delivery of major and minor capital projects within the facility.

Be responsible for short, mid and long term asset management planning.

Be aware of and monitor key performance indicators (KIP) and expectations.

Be responsible for life safety and health programs in the facility.

Be responsible for the budgeting for all departments.


A degree or diploma from a recognized institution or program which provides a BPMA and/or IFMA designation.

It is usually required that the person has a minimum of 5 years experience. This experience usually consists of having worked as an Assistant FM.

It is desirable that this person is a take charge type with recognized leadership qualities.

Must have a record of excellence in team management.

Must have an experienced knowledge of building management, project management, accounting and budget skills.

Must be able to obtain security clearance from designated organizations.

Must understand and be familiar working with outside contractors with a detailed understanding of the contract structure.

Must have excellent people skills exhibiting tact, diplomacy, leadership skills and be able to cope in stressful situations.

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