Building Services Officer/Manager

North West England
Not specified
06 Dec 2018
20 Dec 2018
Finegreen Consultant
Acute Trust
Job Type
A large healthcare organisation is looking an experienced Estates professional who has worked across Building Services within the NHS.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Involve both strategic planning and day-to-day operations, particularly in relation to buildings and premises;
  • Ensure that reasonable steps are taken to ensure that properties meet current and future legislation e.g. Health & Safety, Fire Regulations, Environmental Regulations, Disability Discrimination Act, Security;
  • Effectively ensure that the organisation premises provide value for money with a view to maximising economy, efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Support the implementations of any Capital programme plans that the organisation may instigate;
  • Assess the contractual terms of SLA’s and contracts held for essential central services such as security, maintenance, cleaning, waste disposal and recycling;
  • Advise and support Senior Managers in the delivery of the Directorate’s extensive agenda;
  • Lead on operational management issues for the Directorate, such as staff recruitment, accommodation and IT requirements;
  • Ensure the organisation meets its targets in terms of finances but also delivers the performance management agenda set for the Trust;
  • Act as the key link between the Trust and the host Estates and Facilities departments on matters relating to these services and the Service Level Agreements in place;
  • Deal with building specifications for alteration to existing premises and manage the associated process for receiving quotations, this will include site meetings to discuss the specification in detail with building contractors;
  • Assist in the completion of specific data returns for example Estates Information, Returns to Government bodies and other appropriate organisations.
A successful candidate will have:
  • Experience within the preparation of documents to put out tenders for contractors;
  • Understand how to performance manage contracts and SLA’s, and undertake audits/surveys as required;
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills with the ability to relay highly complex information to a range of audiences;
  • Proven planning and organisational skills including effective management of workload within strict deadlines;
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience is a requirement; ideally hold Health & Safety NEBOSH or equivalent experience;
For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 or email