Facilities & Maintenance Manager Ref. 761

Corporate Services and Facilities
£36,701 - £39,453 With up to an additional £3,000 welcome package available* - This is a full-time position for 37 hours per week Monday to Friday
Want to work on an estate with incredible technical facilities? Do you enjoy solving problems on a daily basis? Want to work somewhere where you can really make a difference?

You’ll use your extensive knowledge and experience of facilities and maintenance management to support the expanding estate, ensuring the buildings across site are maintained and legally compliant. You will work across our diverse and interesting estate with many technical facilities, including manufacturing workshops, engineering laboratories and offices.

Most days will be different, you’ll use your strong communication skills to interact with a wide range of users and suppliers as you oversee the Planned Preventative maintenance (PPM) and repair programmes, delivered by our FM supplier. Your planning and delivery abilities will be crucial to the successful delivery of these programmes.

You will join a small supportive team where professional development and training is available and encouraged for both technical and core skills. These courses include externally recognised courses as well as sessions hosted in house.

More About You

You’ll already have:

•    A proven background and professional qualification in Building Services or relevant experience.
•    Experience of managing Facilities Management contracts.
•    In depth knowledge of legal and statutory compliance obligations

To strengthen your application, it would be beneficial if you have one or more of the following (but these are not essential):

•    Good written and verbal communication skills.
•    Experience in using CAD (preferably AutoCAD).
•    Experience of planning and managing multiple projects/works packages simultaneously
•    Experience of championing Environmental and Sustainability initiatives.
•    Experience of working with ISO standards such as ISO 50001, ISO 14001 etc.

Your Personal Skills

You will be the type of person who:

•    Establishes strong working relationships.
•    Keeps efficient, effective, and up-to-date records
•    Enjoys being part of a supportive team.
•    Communicates clearly and effectively to a variety of audiences.
•    Is able to capture and convert a non-technical requirement into a technical specification.
•    Can adapt to change with the support of your team

Putting your skills to use

Using your diverse range of skills within the Estates team, you will:

•    Work collectively within our PPM provider to ensure the site is safe and legally compliant.
•    Respond to system and infrastructure failures to minimise the impact on site.
•    Interrogate the Building Management System to identify faults or develop enhancements.
•    Respond to user requests for repair, maintenance and infrastructure enhancements.
•    Share in the on-call rota, typically for up to a week each month.

What we Offer

Now that we’ve explained a bit about what you will we be doing, here’s what we can offer you:

•    25 days annual leave, rising to 30 after 5 years’ service.
•    8 Bank Holiday days off in addition to your annual leave
•    2 ½ additional days leave (set dates through the year).
•    On call allowance
•    Paid overtime or TOIL.  Your salary is for your contracted hours.  If you work more, and sometimes it’s needed, we believe you should be rewarded for that.
•    Training.  Lots and lots of training.  This can be anything from a ½ day internal course to a distant learning degree.  If it’s relevant to your career, we will aim to support you.
•    Pension.  Our Pension scheme is Alpha.  It’s competitive.
•    Sports & Social Society.  Whether its classic cars or baking, golf or crafting, we have a society for you.
•    On site nursery (subject to availability).
•    3 days paid leave a year to support a registered charity of your choice.
•    Free parking
•    Free onsite gym, open 24 hours a day
•    Affinity Groups – whether you are disabled, LGBTQ and/or from an Ethnic Minority.  We provide an inclusive environment and support for everyone.


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Equal Opportunities

Inclusion & Diversity really matters to us. It's not just about numbers or visible differences.

HMGCC are committed to providing equal opportunities and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, and those with disabilities or who are neurodiverse.

We’re not looking for any one type of person. We’re looking for talent from all different backgrounds to join our organisation, where we genuinely respect and value each other's differences, as well as our similarities. It makes us even better at what we do.

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Please note dependent on the recruitment requirements, we withhold the right to bring forward the closing date for this role from the original closing date.  

*if you are relocating to the area then we can discuss the possibility of a relocation package

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