Facilities management as a career choice offers many opportunities and an interesting and diverse working life where no two days are ever the same.  It is challenging, interesting and has a vital importance in keeping the company operating effectively on a day to day level and providing a safe, enjoyable and efficient working environment for the employees. View some of our member profiles to see what it is like working in FM.
A range of opportunities to develop your career in FM are available:


  • BIFM Qualifications in Facilities Management at levels 23 456 and 7 are delivered across the country through a variety of means. These offer a development path for operational managers through to strategic senior practitioners. Find out about the BIFM qualifications here
  • Postgraduate qualifications (Level 7) in FM offered by a number of universities and colleges, some of which are recognised by BIFM. Click here for details

Apprenticeships in Facilities Management

FM Training

Intensive and interactive short training courses provided by the BIFM Academy on a range of subjects to help you in your role. Click here.

BIFM Membership

BIFM members have access to a range of knowledge and information resources and professional development opportunities, alongside the professional recognition of BIFM membership. Read more about membership

  • Gain an assessed grade of membership and the post-nominal credentials to signify your level of experience and expertise in facilities management
  • Participation in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) through opportunities offered by the BIFM i.e. Regional and Special Interest Group CPD events and the ability to record such CPD activity with an online CPD recording framework
  • Good Practice Guides and updates on key FM issues through our monthly magazine FM World amongst others.

Careers Guide to Facilities Management

> Download a copy of the Careers Guide here

Careers in Facilities Mangement - A world of choice and opportunity

FM provides opportunities and career paths which could include working for an in-house FM department, perhaps for a large corporate organisation, a specialist FM contractor or a large multi-service company.

FM World Jobs

The latest jobs in facilities management can be searched on FM World Jobs – the recruitment website for FM World magazine.

As well as viewing the latest jobs, you can also receive email alerts, upload a CV, access career advice and register as a jobseeker via the site.

Find facilities management jobs

Finding a Job in Facilities Management: Your Guide to Success

BIFM has collaborated with recruitment specialist Hays on a comprehensive guide to help those looking to be successful in facilities management begin their career in the best way.

The resource covers every element of the job hunting process, from the basics of setting out your CV to more detailed advice on how to tailor it to a particular role, as well as guidance on using social media to represent your personal and professional branding, and tips for each aspect of the interview stage.

> Download Finding a Job in Facilities Management: Your Guide to Success for free here

Contact us

Browse through the site to find out more and do contact us with any queries:

Tel: +44 (0) 1279 712651

Email: qualifications@bifm.org.uk






Find the latest FM jobs from the Institute's official jobs site, FM World Jobs