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The role is responsible for provision of a wide range of technical consultancy and support services to clients related mainly to engineering aspects of Facilities Management.
- Promotion of best practice in maintenance operations, maintenance strategies, schedules and audits
- Developing facilities management strategies and forward maintenance planning advice
- Provide fact-based guidance and consultancy services that help those involved in designing, constructing and operating services in buildings.
- Benchmarking buildings (operation, maintenance and energy)
- Advice on building services design from an operational perspective
- Investigations into incorrectly performing assets
- Identify business development opportunities with a primary Facilities Management focus
- Commercial responsibility for projects and quality assurance
- Lead projects and develop new areas of work
- Deliver technical presentations including training, and promoting the business to individuals or groups
- Undertake site visits and liaise with clients, building and maintaining client relationships
- Develop networks of contacts within the FM arena and develop involvement in sector related organisations like CIBSE, BESA and BIFM.
- Support the updating of guides in subjects within own area of expertise, developing content for publications and training courses.
Key Skills and Knowledge required:
- Hard services facilities management including maintenance strategies and asset management principals
- Professional/ academic Degree level qualification in facilities management or building services related discipline and/or extensive experience
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing and orally to audiences with a range of technical understanding
- Advanced report writing skills (both technical and academic reports)
- Presentation and preferably training skills
- Good knowledge of client relationship management
- Project management skills, including risk management with advanced decision making skills
- Understanding and experience of good commercial practices
- Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with a range personalities
- PC literate with a working knowledge of software packages such as Microsoft Excel and Word Methodical with a practical ability and approach
- Experience of working within a quality system ensuring good record keeping to ISO 9001
- Analytical skills
The post is a nominal 37 hours per week, 8:30 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday and 8:30 – 16:30 on Fridays.
Benefits include a Pension Scheme and 26 days holiday per year, childcare vouchers, etc. This is an office-based post in Berkshire with the requirement to travel in the UK.