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FMA Young Manager of the Year

26 September 2012

Sara Campbell

With the PFM Awards now approaching, the finalists in the FMA Young Manager of the Year Award have been selected by the Facilities Management Association. The FMA Young Manager of the Year Award recognises management potential among facilities professionals at the beginning of their careers in FM. Here, in no particular order, is an introduction to this year’s young stars.

Sara Campbell

Operations Manager for MITIE Client Services

As Operations Manager, Sara has over five years’ experience in managing small and large facilities teams within different blue-chip and corporate companies within London. She has introduced models of working and innovative procedures which have raised the service and team to award-winning status.

Achievements in this role include:

? ?Expanded existing contracts and secured new business

? Implemented policies & procedures through ‘Managers How to Guide’

? Introduced bespoke 5* service to multiple contracts

Other experience includes:

Portico - Reception Manager at UBS

RCOG - Reception Manager

Willis - Reception Manager, Office Concierge

British Airways - Cabin Crew

Sara says: “I have an active curiosity and never grew out of the ‘Why Mummy?’ stage of life as I continuously challenge what I’m doing and why. I believe this aspect of my personality enables me to drive change and innovation through inspiring people (including myself), to make ideas become reality.”

Colin Monk

Colin Monk

Regional Facilities Manager for Rollright Facilities Limited

Now aged 30 he has a portfolio of six corporate clients, a multi disciplined team of over 70 and P&L responsibility of £1.5 million. The role also has strategic input into shaping the service offering and development of business processes.

Achievements in this role include:

? Development of a compliance matrix

? Introduction of a time and attendance system

? Security scheme for City of London Polics

Other experience includes:

OCS - Regional Facilities Manger

Sue Ryder Care - Head of Support Services

Wincanton - Facilities Manager

Serco - Campus Facilities Manager

Colin says: “I started my career in 1998 as an Administrator aged 16 within the Facilities Department. I was young, enthusiastic and willing to learn. I had no idea that being placed within facilities would ignite my passion for service delivery and would be the road map for my professional career. My route from Administrator to Regional Manager has been challenging, inspiring and rewarding which sums up the vibrant industry.”

Anthony Law

Anthony Law

Regional Operations Manager at MITIE

Responsible for £12m worth of contracts including; the Olympic Park, Waitrose biomass store Isle of Wight, AON, CAPITA, Universal Music, Trafalgar Square, Global Radio Group, Rolls Royce, AUDI, AMEX, Clyde & Co, TUI Travel, Museum of London, Embassy of Chile

Key achievements include:

? Apprentice of the year for the UK

? PFM award for Partnership with Trafalgar Square

? Supported the MITIE ‘The Real Apprentice Scheme”

Other roles with MITIE include:

Senior Contracts manager

Contracts manager

Mobile supervisor

Engineer at Forensic Science Service

Anthony says: “Emails have taken over the communication world, and are an essential part of our job but we need to go out and talk. Talk to employees, talk to clients and more importantly talk to each other. Fundamental to the continued success of this industry is to keep back filling with young people through apprenticeships. I never forget that’s where I started and I believe that it provides the life-blood of a modern FM business.

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