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Estates Maintenance Manager

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large Healthcare organisation as a Estates Maintenance Manager.

The post will be offered as temporary or permanent, based in the East of England, at a band 7.

The post holder will manage small works and maintenance projects as assigned by senior management up to agreed values.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the Operational Estates teams and organisation representatives to prepare technical specifications using BS, EN, Industry best practice and HTM guidance for competitive quotation and or tender;
  • Management of Estate’s trade staff operatives along with contracted suppliers for service provision;
  • Implement and improve on the Estates planned and reactive maintenance regimes using the organisation Archibus CAFM system and internal operating systems;
  • Delivery of statutory, mandatory, and routine maintenance of all organisations building services plant and equipment;
  • Management of sub-contracted services to ensure delivery and continuity of specified requirements;
  • Track and monitor in-house revenue and contract budget expenditures;
  • Write technical specifications of required works and prepare quotation and tender documentation in order that sub-contractors and in-house maintenance teams can present competitive costings;
  • Co-ordination of project planning with the client and sub-contractors;
    Analysis costing returns with recommendations on the appointment of sub-contractors and suppliers in accordance with organisation financial guidelines;
  • Complete all Mandatory Training as required by the organisation Policy;
  • When nominated, undertake Authorised and Competent Persons training;
  • Act appropriately with due regard for the patients and clinical staff when working within the hospital environment.
  • A successful candidate will have:

  • BTEC HNC/ONC in Mechanical Engineering or BTCH HNC/ONC in Building Services or BTEC HNC/ONC in Electrical Engineering or BETC HNC/ONC in Building Construction;
  • Full Current Driving License;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a multi-disciplined maintenance organisation, preferably within a healthcare environment;
  • Knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and Asbestos Regulations;
  • COSHH Regulations;
  • Experience within key healthcare maintenance / engineering policy documents (HTMs);
  • General Awareness of Budget Management and Preparation of tender specifications
  • Have a proven technical knowledge, skills and confidence required to manage a wide range of reactive and planned maintenance activities within a healthcare setting;
  • Ability to supervise others when required, including external contractors.
  • For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your CV to