Facilities managers deal with a diverse range of responsibilities, which are dependent on the structure and size of the organisation. They are employed in public and private sectors, as well as other industries locally and globally. The diversity of the work may be reflected in different job titles such as operations, estates, technical services, and asset or property manager.
Facilities managers are involved in both strategic planning and day-to-day operations, particularly in relation to buildings and business premises. Likely areas of responsibility include the following:
- procurement and contract management;
- building and grounds maintenance;
- utilities and communications infrastructure;
- space management.
- catering and vending;
- environmental sustainability, health and safety;