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Group Facilities Manager

Arena Racing Company
DN2 6BB, Doncaster
Closing date
17 Dec 2023

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Grounds and Maintenance
Job Role
Facilities Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

About the role

To manage the facilities for the Group’s venues; ensuring they run efficiently and safely. To ensure the site is consistently presented and maintained to a high standard through management of the maintenance and service teams, be that in house or outsourced supply.

The Facilities Manager will work closely with the Head of Property and the Group Safety & Compliance Manager in undertaking all facilities, property & building related compliance.


Key responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Working with the developer to maintain and improve the company’s CAFM system.
  • Manage and be fully accountable for the business’s facilities budget including both Hard & Soft Services. 
  • Control the costs benefit of repairing or replacing company assets, through the CAFM system and introduction of a planned preventive maintenance strategy. 
  • Support the onsite teams with the management of building and facilities related contracts acting as the responsible person for all escalated matters.  
  • Ensure buildings and facilities meet all legislative requirements making sure all works and associated records are loaded correctly on to CAFM system.
  • Ensure there is an on-going maintenance programme that suits the demands of the business including waste disposal & recycling. 
  • Working with suppliers to ensure that key processes are running efficiently and cost-effectively.
  • Calculate and compare costs for required goods and services to achieve maximum value for money.
  • Responsible for the supply chain including contract management and negotiation.
  • Manage and procure further central contractors for site wide services.  
  • To ensure that the Maintenance function work to high and precise standards, with regard to both internal and sub-contracted works. 
  • To ensure that the best methods, practices and systems of work are being utilised and to maintain detailed records of work completed in each area.     
  • Attend and respond appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise.
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs. 
  • Act as a representative for ARC at all times, leading by example to all other team members.


About you:     

  • A positive can-do attitude
  • Logical approach to tasks
  • Personable and strong communicator
  • Excellent approach towards time management
  • Works well under pressure
  • Customer service focused (internal and external)
  • Organised, systematic and process driven


  • Member of IWFM or working towards membership
  • NEBOSH Certified desirable
  • IOSH Managing Safely desirable
  • Computer literate 


  • Highly commercial, with experience of managing and tightly controlling budgets. 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role. 
  • Experience of procurement, tendering and contracting.
  • Experience of managing facilities in a Racecourse, Sport, Leisure or hotel background would be an advantage.
  • High level of interpersonal skills, working within a wider property functioning team.:
  • A positive can-do attitude
  • Logical approach to tasks
  • Personable and strong communicator
  • Excellent approach towards time management
  • Works well under pressure
  • Customer service focused (internal and external)
  • Organised, systematic and process driven

What ARC can offer you....

Personal Development and Bonuses

•             Discretionary group annual bonus schemes to reward your hard work

•             Employee referral scheme because your opinion matters

•             Internal development programmes to help you progress

•             Support with study through our study assistance schemes

Days Out & Leave 

•             Want to experience a day on the other side? 2 Annual Members badges, giving access to over  500 race-days, as well as discounts on hospitality & room rates at ARC venues

•             Because we value work-life balance we offer an annual leave entitlement starting at 22 days plus bank and public holidays- increasing on your work anniversaries up to 28 days! 

Because your health & wellbeing comes first

•             Company life assurance scheme

•            Employee Health Cash Plan

•             Cycle to work scheme

And so much more…

We are on a thrilling journey. So, to join us at our next destination, be part of a winning team and to learn more about our company and this exciting opportunity apply today.


At ARC, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences.  We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

If you have a disability that requires reasonable adjustments, please let us know; we will ensure that individuals with additional needs are provided reasonable adjustments to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform essential job functions.

We understand the value that diversity brings to our business and we are striving to create a working environment that is inclusive, psychologically and physically safe and ensures everyone can be heard and valued for their contributions. We are committed to making a consistent, top-down effort to be role models on what diversity, inclusion and belonging means in society.


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