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M&E Operations Manager

  • Location:

    London, Greater London

  • Sector:

    Engineering, Facilities Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50,000 - £55,000 per annum

  • Job ref:

    JN -042024-81754_1714037210

  • Published:

    25 April 2024

  • Expiry date:

    24 June 2024

Cobalt Recruitment are working with an excellent University in London to recruit an experienced M&E Operations Manager, paying £50,000-£55,000 per annum depending on experience.

Our client is looking for a dynamic manager with experience in the building trade, to work closely with the Head of Estates & Projects. You will directly manage Maintenance Supervisors and the outsourced Hard FM provider, undertaking all associated processes and procedures.

You will be able to:

  • Manage and take control of all work requests regarding maintenance and repairs to allocate work as appropriate to the team.

  • Keep clear records of all works being carried out by the maintenance team and contractors and ensure that best practice is followed in terms of productivity and quality.

  • Manage the University's Hard FM Provider, ensuring effective delivery of Hard FM services across the estate.

  • Manage, lead, motivate and mentor an appropriate mix of in-house technical skills maintenance team to maximise the site response and productivity and report directly to Head of Estates & Projects on progress and performance.

  • Manage and support the maintenance supervisors of the day-to-day maintenance, repairs, PPM's and reactive works and to allocate work to the maintenance team members including the deployment of both direct labour and sub-contracts.

  • Support the Estates and Facilities team in inducting all external contractors to ensure value for money and compliance with all Health and Safety regulations.

You will have/be:

  • Degree level or qualification or equivalent.

  • Qualified Engineer (in an appropriate area).

  • Proven experience in this area of work with building maintenance.

  • Experience of working in a maintenance and repairs environment.

  • Experience of managing maintenance teams within a live environment.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the applications of Health and Safety Management principles, including the current IEE Regulations.

  • Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with a wide range of people.

If this is something of interest or you would like to have a more detailed conversation about the position, please apply for the role or contact Connor Humpage on 020 7478 2554 / 07714230479.