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Facilities Manager

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€17k > 80
General Services/Facilities Staff
Salary Range
(thousands per year)*
€17 - 80
Related Information:
General Services/Facilities Manager: 33 - 80
Facilities Technician: 17 - 55
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Sigmar / Brightwater / CPL / Robert Walters / Hudson

Last Updated: February, 2017

* The lower figures typically reflect starting salaries. Higher salaries are awarded to those with greater experience and responsibility. Positions in Dublin sometimes command higher salaries.
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Ensures that buildings and the services within the buildings meet the needs of the tenants, owners and users as efficiently, safely and cost effectively as possible.

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