Building Services Manager

Randstad CPE Limited
£45k - £55k pa + excellent benefits
29 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Building Services Manager - Client Direct - Central London -50K + Benefits

Have you got proven experience in the high end commercial maintenance industry?

Would you like to work direct for a client with a chance to build your own team?

If so, please read on

An opportunity has arisen for a Building Services Manager to look after a number of luxury office buildings based in Central London.

As a company, they are a fast expanding business who prides itself on providing a 5-star customer service to its clients. They specialise in providing luxury five star, fully serviced offices and are looking for a director of property services to come in and head up the property department with a view to establishing and managing their own in house maintenance team.

There are around 30 buildings all based in Central London covering just over 600,000 sq ft which need to be maintained from an electrical, mechanical, fabric and soft services point of view.

Applicants for the role must have significant experience of managing M&E and fabric maintenance within a demanding environment where business continuity and client satisfaction is essential.

Applicants should also be able to demonstrate a proven track record of delivering world-class services, to a premier business, across a varied and diverse property portfolio meeting challenging deadlines.

The main responsibilities are as follows:

- Safety and compliance ensuring maintenance team have the necessary skills, training, tools and equipment to undertake all duties in a safe and professional manner.
- Managing and leading a directly employed property services team including safety & compliance, engineers and project managers.
- Managing specialist subcontractors.
- Taking overall responsibility for the mechanical and electrical planned and reactive maintenance activity.
- Ensuring projects are scoped correctly and delivered on time and within predetermined cost restraints.
- Implementing and developing systems to ensure optimum efficiency across all maintenance activity.
- Protecting, and maximising, the life and performance of assets.
- Driving energy savings and keeping up to date with the latest market innovations.
- Developing your team to the best of their capability by setting clear objectives and monitoring progress on a regular basis.
- Producing training plans for all property team members.

This really is a fantastic opportunity to work in some amazing offices buildings and really make a name in the industry.

The benefits are as follows:

- Salary up to 55k
- 25 days holiday
- Company phone/laptop
- Hours - 8-5 Monday to Friday

Applicants for this role must be able to meet the following criteria:

- Electrical or Mechanical background - Electrical preferred.
- Health and Safety - Recent IOSH or NEBOSH
- All other relevant experience dealing with, L8, cooling Towers, Asbestos etc.
- Good Man manager
- Solid Engineering Foundation - Clear understanding of all building services.
- Calm and can do attitude and up beat personality - Needs to lead team by example.
- Customer / Quality focus- very smart building stock and high end customers.
- Understanding of CAFM systems and maintenance PPM schedules.
- A flexible approach to working hours.
- Strong building fabric experience.
- Experience of managing a mixture of directly employed and outsourced delivery teams.
- Excellent communication skills and experience of engaging with a number of stakeholders.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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