Facilities Assistant

Birmingham, England, gb
Company: Kennedys
Category: Legal Occupations
Published on 2021-06-20 18:05:49


Kennedys Facilities team ensure that the firm's offices are maintained and consistently delivered to a high standard. They drive the continuous improvement of all aspects of Kennedys facilities management and property portfolio globally.

The Facilities team provide strategic support on projects, with suppliers and budget management as well as Front of House services, and ensure the firm operates the Health & Safety policy and acts in accordance with Health and Safety regulation and ISO and BSI standards.

The Facilities team have presence in all Kennedys offices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the Firms' Support Services are maintained and consistently delivered to a high standard
  • Front of House - reception, switchboard and client catering (please note that some events involve an extension to normal office hours, setting up meeting rooms)
  • Maintain up to date records and adhere to the essential competencies and Service Level Agreements for the role
  • Undertake and manage ordering and stock control for both staff and client kitchens.
  • Required experience

  • Previous facilities and building management experience
  • Proficient MS Office and IT skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated.
  • About Kennedys

    Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 2,200 people worldwide across 42 offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America we have some of the most respected legal minds in their field.

    Our lawyers handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry sectors but we have particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, especially in defending insurance and liability claims.

    We're a fresh-thinking firm, and we're not afraid to bring challenging new perspectives to the table way beyond the traditional realm of legal services. We empower our clients with a diverse range of ideas, tools and technology to make their lives easier, as well as delivering exceptional results, every time.

    What do we have to offer?

    We welcome high-performing lawyers, business services professionals, secretaries, graduates and apprentices to join our rapidly expanding global firm. Whatever your role at Kennedys, you'll be involved in exciting and stimulating work, where your input will make a difference.

    Our culture and values form a big part of who we are and we take them seriously. We make a difference by being approachable,straightforward, supportive and distinctive. Our values are at the core of who we are and what make us a great firm to work with and for.

    We develop careers in an innovative and collaborative global environment, with our values at the core. We believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals. Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning to help you develop your skills, wherever you are in the world. A variety of other exciting opportunities are available including secondments to clients and our global offices as well as a comprehensive benefits package (details are available upon request).

    We've created a culture based on client service, professional excellence, hard work and trust. We deeply value the relationships we build with our clients and we know that they value our warm, friendly human approach. We are here to provide answers, recommendations, strategy and tactics.

    Kennedys is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to ensuring our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. We expect all employees to be aware of and comply with all relevant policies and procedures within their jurisdiction, including those relating to Information Security, Data Protection and Quality Management, refer any breach promptly to Risk & Compliance and to complete all mandatory training when requested.

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