Thu. Dec 8th, 2022

What is Facility Management? The practice or coordinating the physical workplace with the people and work of the organization; integrates the principles of business administration, technology, behavioral and architecture. In other words managing the facility in efficient manner so that the company can focus and deliver core business. Challenges faced in managing facility?

Managing facility is not a easy task, availability of right tool and information at the right time is the most important. Maintains the culture, ethics, providing the strong support in the decided budget is key role of facility management. Business may work 10 hours in a day but facility needs to be manage 24 hours. Let discuss the work that comes in facility and administration.

* Fooding & Lodging for the employees
* Cleaning the premises
* Security
* Stationary
* Mail Room system
* Electricity consumption
* Water supply
* Electric equipment
* Installation of devices
* Construction
* Transport management
* Fire equipment management
* Crockery
* Consumable Items
* UPS/generators
* Vendor Management Facilities Management software

There is a long list to go, managing the right facility reduces the risk in the organization. Above work mentioned may be different for different organization; however core structure remains the same. We will discuss later the important risks for any organization.

Facility manager: is the person, who is responsible for managing the facility in the organization, he is responsible for the smooth workflow of above points, so that the business can perform their core business. Some major challenges that are faced by facility manager are:

* Managing service and maintenance reminders
* Round the clock reservation of facilities
* Gap in providing feedback to the concerned person for the right action
* Reducing paper work
* Tracking every requisition and their status
* Maintaining updated records of feedback and action taken
* Maintaining records of absenteeism
* Providing advance intimation of service due
* Dependency on subordinates for information

In the current era companies always focuses on the budget and the costing, they are aware that FM is considered as the 2nd largest expense incurred by organizations after personnel cost, right FM would assist you to have the following benefits:

 

 

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