Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Hard Services Manager

My client, a local authority based in West London is looking for a Contract/DLO Hard Services Manager to join their team.

This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency contract and the successful candidate must have a qualification in a Mechanical/Electrical/Facilities Management (ideally be chartered with BIFM), have extensive experience with Direct Labour management and ideally extensive experience in local authority/public sector roles.



The main purpose of the role is to provide a comprehensive Hard Services maintenance and project management support service to the client's property portfolio.



The main responsibilities of the role will include the following;

To undertake the contract / line management of the Hard Services contractors and the in-house team personnel undertaking statutory and general maintenance, inspections, repairs and refurbishments.


To assist line management in progressing, the strategy for the transfer of the existing outsourced Hard Services management TFM contract to a new service model which will provide a high standard of maintenance in accordance with good industry standards and ensure full statutory compliance within the Council's estate
To undertake the Financial management of outsourced Contracts and Directly employed labour resources, as delegated by the Head of Hard Services and approve contractors/suppliers' orders and invoices, within the role's delegated authority
To assist in specifying, prequalifying tenderers, tendering and procurement of the contracts for Hard Services, subsequently taking the full responsibility for managing the agreed service model to achieve the stated standards and compliance

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes;

Qualified / accredited to at least ONC or equivalent level with or working to membership in a suitable professional body such as the CIBSE, IMech or IEE
Extensive experience of managing a multi discipline Hard Service contract and in house team for multiple different types of properties with a minimum annual budget of £1m
Proven substantive continuing professional and personal development, building and maintaining the requisite competence, knowledge and skills necessary to perform the Contract Manager's role to an exacting standard
Practical background with formal training / Apprenticeship in Mechanical or Electrical Discipline

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such, are offering £28 p/hr Umbrella Ltd (approx.

£690 NET p/week after deductions) for the duration of the role.

If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to jamal.cantwell@servicecare.org.uk or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.



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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Rate: Up to £28 per hour + Umbrella Ltd dependant on experience/qu
  • Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Tel: 01772 208967
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2020-07-22 10:18:30 -

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