Head of Engineering

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  • Job Reference: PR/000109
  • Job Title: Head of Engineering
  • Location: South Yorkshire
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £45,000 plus benefits
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 2 years ago
  • This position has been filled

We are looking to appoint an experienced Engineering/ Maintenance Manager for our client, an award-winning accommodation provider.

This is a regional role, and the successful candidate will take control of maintenance and hard facilities management responsibilities for the central sites of the clients’ portfolio. This will include the management of Statutory testing, day to day repairs, planned maintenance, contractor management, fire safety, mobilisation of new buildings, management of defects, client liaison and more.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

Work with the Head of Property to manage the:

  • Day to day reactive issues and assist non-technical staff with site based problems
  • Selected FM contractor in meeting their KPIs and SLAs
  • Contractors completing project, reactive and planned maintenance works
  • Completion of Statutory Certification requirements within the buildings
  • Health and Safety encompassed within the Hard FM environment
  • Hard FM responsibilities in regards to the Mobilisation of new buildings
  • New buildings through their 12 month defect periods
  • New building handovers including O&M reviews, building training, staff training
  • Lifecycle projects including planning, tendering, contractor selection through to project completion
  • Maintenance budgets and assist in the forecasting and budget setting process
  • Development and improvements throughout the portfolio in regards to contractor management, procurement, energy saving, budget control, planned maintenance and all other relevant aspects

Experience required:

  • Do you have a proven record of at least 5 years within multisite Hard FM management?
  • Do you have previous experience in tendering and managing contracts/contractors?
  • Do you have previous experience in managing and leading a team?
  • Do you have good technical knowledge of building fabric and M&E?
  • Do you have a good knowledge of Building Management Systems?
  • Do you have a good knowledge of Health and Safety regulations (IOSH/NEBOSH preferable)
  • Do you have experience of budget setting and control and evaluating value for money?