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Technical Facilities Manager

Job title: Technical Facilities Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Industry: Facilities Management Mechanical Engineering Electrical Engineering Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineering Management & Executive Technical Engineering
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: JO-2110-246011
Contact name: Matt Soulsby
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Job description

We are recruiting for a hard services biased Facilities Manager with excellent M&E technical knowledge to work on a prestigious multi-site estate in the Manchester area. The position is to ensure the delivery of Building Services and Tech FM to each site and their respective compliance requirements. The position is a permanent role paying circa 45-50k basic, Mon-Fri circa 40 hours/week. Travel between facilities paid and expensed.
  • Delivery of hard services including ‘front line’ repair and/or establishment of reactive M&E requirements and site / desk checking of service partner works. 
  • Ensure that all aspects of service outputs are delivered to comply with the contract, statutory legislation and good working practice at all times to ensure that H&S management obligations are not compromised in respect of the delivery of all Hard FM services 
  • Ensure that works are delivered in a timely manner to avoid deductions, along with effectively managing in-house and outsourced resources to deliver hard services.
  • Ensure that all works are undertaken by the most cost-effective manner using either self-delivery or suppliers.
  • There will be occasions to be hands-on and working alongside the engineers on the tools.
  • Manage Service Partners and suppliers in conjunction with contract documents and client requirements.
  • Encourage, motivate & develop site-based teams, monitor progress, undertake performance reviews.
  • Achieve and improve KPI objectives for the contract organisations and internal service provision assigned to carry out duties, this will include that all contractual self-monitoring audits are completed to an agreed standard by Facilities Managers and Site Teams.
  • Quality and performance management of all services including monthly performance reporting, both internally and externally, and maintenance of the site document registry.
  • Maintain Hard FM management systems for site-based operations to ensure that jobs are appropriately logged and reported.
  • Assisting with resourcing and managing project works including, but not limited to, equipment upgrades and building and M&E asset replacements.
  • Ensure the cultivation of innovation and best practice
  • Overall responsibility for the operation of the Permit to Work system and hold the role of AP where required.
  • Collection and provision of data related to all Technical Services operations
  • Ensure engineers training is up-to-date and carry out regular tool-box talks to promote and maintain safety within the workplace 
  • Qualified at Degree level in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering/Building Services
  • ONC/HNC electrical / mechanical qualification or equivalent 
  • Completed recognised apprenticeship
  • Demonstrated previous experience of management of Hard FM / Technical Services Contracts 
  • The ability to influence change where required, along with customer facing attitude and excellent team building / people management skills
  • Have experience in coaching and influence teams
  • Services management experience of people and commercial issues
  • Good communication skills with the mental agility to ‘think on feet’ and provide convincing practical solutions
  • Strong analytical skills with a strong bias towards P&L financial management
  • Intelligent approach to performance monitoring including relevant experience
  • Well-developed co-ordination skills
  • Proficient IT skills, including Excel, Word & Microsoft office, and use of CAFM systems and PDAs.
  • Experience of working to ISO 9001 quality system
  • Participate in out of hours on call and overtime when required 
  • Hold a driving license 
  • Preferably IOSH Qualified
If you arinterested then please click the APPLY button now
PRS are a leading specialist recruitment and search & selection consultancy within the Building Services, FM and Support Sectors.
Please note if you have not heard from us within 5 days, then your application has not been successful.
PRS is an equal opportunities employer. 

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