In our field, there’s a popular misconception that Facilities Managers are handy-people running around to repair broken toilets and clean dirty sinks. While general repair and maintenance are integral parts of the FM function, it misrepresents True FM and leads to it's partial practice. True FM is a multi-faceted function covering 11 core competencies and is vital in operating, planning, and maintaining current and future facilities.
At HBM, we recognize that an Operations Management Platform needs to be as flexible as its customers are unique. If you don't have a proper facilities management program now, it is okay! We specialize in helping build sustainable facilities maintenance programs for our clients. It’s not just what we do, it’s a challenge we readily embrace. For many of us at HBM it is our life’s work.
Modern-day facilities teams approach O&M on a regular, preventative, and predictive manner by implementing routine inspections and comprehensive maintenance plans.
Sets forth a financially focused facilities plan for maintaining, constructing, and developing facilities.
When your team members needs are met they feel aligned with the mission, vision, and values of the organization they are apart of.
Includes upgrading current standards, practices, systems (ie: data, security, etc.), installing more efficient physical assets, using AI, and automation.
Facility management departments must identify, evaluate, and manage both environment and safety-related challenges.
Being able to recognize real estate as an asset that is the foundational support to a facility and the people that use them.
Includes planning communication strategies, delivering messages in an effective manner, and evaluating it's effectiveness.
A focus on resource management (ie: water, gas, electricity, waste, materials); complying with government standards is beneficial for reducing your overall imprint on the earth.
A competency that showed its true value during the Pandemic, Human Factors include protecting your environment and anyone that uses your facilities.
Facility project management involves constructing and renovating buildings, managing relationships with contractors, controlling space allocation, and maintaining facility project budgets.
Measuring the performance of the facility's department and their service provided to ensure quality and continual improvements.