M & E Lead

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  • Job Reference: PR/000432
  • Job Title: M & E Lead
  • Location: Leatherhead and Swindon
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £55,000 per annum
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 4 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client, a successful service provider, are seeking an experienced M&E Lead to join their team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deputise for the Senior Estates & Technical Services Manager
  • Manage Supply Chain partners for projects/Technical Advisory/Quality Audit
  • Assisting in Property Rationalisation processes
  • Manage forward works and lifecycle plans for the estate
  • Manage Estate Assets and Asset Schedules / Registers
  • Provide advice and reporting to the for asset renewal and replacement of building elements and systems
  • Assist the property management team -prioritising and programming major maintenance and replacement works
  • Support the in undertaking condition surveys to inform the estates forward works / Asset renewal and lifecycle plan
  • Manage all Minor Works Projects (M&E & GBW) across 108 LFB buildings –up to a value of £150k
  • Work in conjunction with to implement & manage the Projects handover process
  • Manage all Incidents assuming the lead role of ‘Incident Manager’
  • To lead on technical / estate issue resolutions in collaboration with supply chain teams
  • Responsible for compliance in terms of Statutory / Regulatory requirements
  • Manage reporting on PPM to include Statutory Tasks
  • Technical lead related to New Contract Tenders and mobilisation of new contracts
  • Provide technical advice to the on design life options and replacement regimes
  • Manage the intelligent reporting Forward works source process creating a global template to ensure consistency of intelligent reports from all suppliers/providers
  • Identify and recommend suitable IOT Estate initiatives
  • Planning programmes of works for Lifecycle and change including surveying and pricing
  • Utilising Facilities Condition Index through building life management plans
  • Supporting in forward budgeting for all projects/lifecycle planning
  • Ensure that the forward works/lifecycle plan is delivered according to contract deliverables and planned taking into account strategic objectives
  • Liaise with the to ensure all works changes are provided to update the asset framework
  • Manage the technical services business interface with the supply chain and supporting frameworks
  • Provide management reports to the on forward works and life cycle issue’s
  • Experience of Working in a secure environment
  • Line manage: PPM manager, PPM Remedial planners and support staff
  • To lead on Site Assessments
  • To ensure Supplier is delivering support services required effectively
  • To produce clear and concise Assessment Reports suitable for client presentation
  • Ensure issues are highlighted and appropriately escalated to allow resolution in a timely manner
  • Report on progress of Technical / estate service deliverables to all stakeholders
  • To identify improvement opportunities and communicate them effectively
  • Build relationships and engage with key stakeholders to ensure smooth and adequate delivery of estate services
  • Ensure the adoption of Quality and HSE policies and procedures throughout the area of responsibility
  • Other duties commensurate with the role

Experience and Skills:

  • Demonstrative experience in Facilities Management
  • Ambassador of Compliance, Quality and Estate Certification
  • Working Knowledge of PPM processes
  • Knowledge of asset / project handovers process
  • Ability to Quality Assess completed works
  • Ability to investigate and suggest suitable resolution to technical issues
  • Experience of audit reporting – Technical, Hard and Soft Services
  • General Understanding of commercial building regulations
  • Knowledge of British Standards, Codes of Practice, Health & safety and other specialist trade and professional codes of practice relevant to Estate Services activities
  • Demonstrative experience of an analytical approach to issue resolution
  • Full understanding of the importance of Statutory Compliance and a proactive approach to managing Suppliers in line with their PPM Schedules / Statutory Inspection Schedules
  • Effective communicator both verbal and written to all levels with ability to produce accurate and timely reports
  • Worked within a previous role where he/she has had to accept responsibility for data accuracy within known remit
  • Understanding the condition survey / lifecycle process
  • Forward Works process
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Understanding of the built environment/FM Services
  • Worked within an auditing environment within the built environment
  • Working to strict deadlines
  • Flexible and proactive approach
  • Understanding of CAFM systems
  • IT skills in MS Office including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Hold, have held or eligible to apply for security clearance
  • Full driving licence
  • Good communication, numeracy and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to deal with change
  • Be able to successfully manage time, plans and other related tasks
  • Be able to continuously meet contract commitments
  • An eye for detail and technically focused and skilled



  • Experience of working with SharePoint
  • Experience of working within a secure environment
  • Knowledge of IOT (Internet of Things) & BIM (Building Information Modelling)


  • Recognised qualification in a relevant technical discipline
  • Relevant H&S qualification i.e. IOSH, NEBOSH
  • Working knowledge of SFG20

If you believe you have all the required experience, please contact the team at cv@maxwellstephens.com or call 0207 118 4848 to discuss in more detail.