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Technical Services Manager

Job title: Technical Services Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry: Facilities Management Mechanical Engineering Electrical Engineering Management & Executive Technical Engineering
Salary: £52000 - £57000 per annum
Reference: JO-2111-246506
Contact name: Chris Chitty
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Job description

Technical Services Manager
M&E Building Services Maintenance
Central London
£52,000 - £57,000
We are recruiting now for an experienced Technical Services Manager to run a prestigious Central London located Head Office site as well as a manufacturing site.  In the role of Technical Services Manager you will be running a prime office site for one of the world’s leading brands as well as overseeing the operation on their manufacturing plant site. 
The focus of the role is to manage the service delivery of all M&E across the London Head Office and the manufacturing plant in line with the contractual obligations.  It is to manage the Technical Team, manage the subcontractor’s relationships and provide expert advice and guidance to the Account Support Manager or Workplace Manager or General Services Managers.
The role will include the day to day running of all hard services, ensuring all statutory and mandatory tasks are undertaken, carrying out site visits, staff training, review and comment on operational issues, amendment and review of the contract asset database and PPM/Lifecycle plan. Control of visiting specialist contractors, producing quotations for repair and project work.
Reporting into the Account Manager, you will be required to have experience in the Facilities Management industry, as well as asset maintenance planning software systems, managing a team of engineers, engineering compliance delivery as well as fantastic leadership skills and strong client relationship experience.
Main Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the operational management of building and engineering services for the south of England and support the portfolio in the rest of the UK.
  • Full management of all the sites across the South, including staff management.
  • Undertake Authorised Person responsibilities in relation to specified systems.
  • Ensure Health & Safety compliance with policies, systems and procedures are in place for Standard Operating Practices, Risk Assessments, Safe Systems of Work, Control of Contractors, Site Induction, Toolbox Talks and Permit to Work.
  • Ensure adequate control and monitoring is applied to all finance activities undertaken.
  • Ensure consistency in processes and procedures deployed in operational delivery of services across all sites.
  • Responsible for writing/reviewing of building SOP’s in conjunction with Sodexo Compliance teams
  • To represent Sodexo on technical questions from both internal and external auditors.
  • Functional responsibility for service activity for ensuring compliance with all relevant statutory and non-statutory legislation/guidance and site-specific health & safety and welfare policies, and ensure site is audit ready for external inspection.
The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:
  • Experienced at a professional level with a proven track record of building services management and building asset (plant and equipment) operations in a complex building services environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • IOSH Certificate in Managing Safety
  • High level of practical knowledge of relevant employment, Health and Safety and general legislative requirements
  • Proven experience of managing employees within a service environment and maximising the performance of their team. Experience of direct labour management of subcontracting staff.
  • Minimum of City & Guilds Craft Qualification Certificate and demonstrable experience in a trade discipline
  • Planning and Organisational skills
  • Flexible with the ability to work under pressure whilst looking for continual improvements to service delivery.
  • Ability to grasp requirements effectively and to relate to the service provisions of the Contract
  • NEBOSH Qualified
  • Have held an Authorised Person (Trade Discipline Specific)
  • Certification in Risk Assessment
  • ISO Standards Internal Auditor
  • Management of Legionella, Water Quality Management
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