General Manager

Full Time

Bouygues Energies & Services is a renowned FM service provider and part of Bouygues Construction, a multi-billion-pound company. We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a TFM General Manager to manage a multi service contract for UK Home Office Building which is also one of our largest PFI contracts.

Some of the duties and responsibilities of the General Manager will involve:

To deliver high quality FM service covering maintenance, cleaning, security and catering within the contract by applying professional expertise and management along with compliance against the contract thus ensuring added value, increased productivity, and cost efficiencies

To manage, maintain and develop existing services and lifecycle strategies to meet the needs of the contract which has 9 years remaining whilst delivering the current business plan

To contribute to the contract by maintaining a close liaison with the client to ensure day-to-day requirements of delivering the contract are met

To exercise financial and commercial controls in the management of expenditure and income within agreed budgets

To maximise profitability of operations and deliver ongoing cost savings

To produce an overall contract budget and be responsible for actual performance against budget and to take remedial action when applicable

Develop opportunities to enhance business and revenue growth within the contract by identifying essential project work

To recruit, select, motivate and develop staff to maintain the highest standards of professionalism and customer service, whilst also ensuring a greater diversity within the team

To achieve a safe environment and practices for clients, staff and others while on the site premises, ensuring compliance with Company and legislative requirements, including Health & Safety and Food Safety

To develop good communication and relationships at all levels within the team and with all colleagues and customers

The candidate will have the following skills, experience, and qualification:


Needs to be a member of the RICS, CIOB, BIFM or similar

Previous experience in managing a TFM contract at a senior level, with a contract value in excess of £12m

Experience of direct service delivery as a service provider

Will have extensive experience of managing technical/multi-functional teams including strong communication, interpersonal and personnel management skills

Will be adept at financial management with experience of P&L responsibility

Must have strong client management skills, including managing expectations

Good IT and presentational skills


Will possess a relevant Apprenticeship, HNC/HND or Degree within mechanical or electrical engineering

Experience of operating a PFI contract and experience in the application and reporting of strict performance measures

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

Car allowance


Cycle to work scheme

Family private medical

Annual 360 health check

Company share scheme

25 days leave rising to 27


Season ticket loan

Employee assistance programme

Why Bouygues E&S Solutions?

Bouygues Energies & Services Solutions (BYES) is an international business operating in over 25 countries and employing over 13,500 people. The company is part of the Bouygues Group – a global brand employing over 130,000 people in 80 countries within the construction, engineering, civil works, energy services, telecommunications, and media sectors.

In the UK, Bouygues Energies & Services is a leading provider of facilities management (FM), energy services, highways, and complex engineering solutions across the public and private sectors.

Bouygues E&S Solutions is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We place a strong emphasis on continual development, both professional and interpersonal. Currently over 2% of the Company’s payroll is spent on Learning and Development activities. We have our own international and local training centres, delivering technical and management courses.

Bouygues Construction UK was awarded the Top Employers United Kingdom and Top Employers Europe certification. We are also proud to have been awarded Investors in People Gold, which demonstrates our commitment to our people.

Be Yourself!

Here at Bouygues we value the creativity and innovation that our diverse workforce brings, encouraging people from all backgrounds, particularly those from underrepresented communities to apply. By joining us, you will be inspired to bring your full self to the workplace, speak up and share your unique ideas. You will also have an opportunity to join our employee led diversity & inclusion communities such as WeLink (women network), Encompass (LGBTQ+), Kaleidoscope (BAME), Disability and Wellness peer support network, Parents and Carers network.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We value your privacy and we are committed to protecting your personal details. If you choose to apply for this role, please do not include any sensitive data on your CV which reveals (directly or indirectly); your race or ethnic origins, your political, philosophical or religious opinions, or your membership of a trade union, your social security number, or information which relates to your health or sexual orientation or to any criminal convictions