Mechanical Engineering Manager

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Full Time/Permanent
Hard Services
Facilities Management (main)
Energy Management
£40,000 to £49,999
£47,000-£48,000 pa + Excellent Benefits
South East
14-07-2021 11:47 AM
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed toredesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

Serco delivers vital healthcare support services around the world – from the operational management of hospitals to the optimisation of patient experience and flow. Our experience reaches across acute, community, primary and private healthcare, increasingly with voluntary and social care partners.

Serco provide back office support services for Darent Valley Hospital which include a variety of Hard FM services including Electrical and Mechanical Engineering/Maintenance of the hospital estate.  DVH is a Total FM Contract so we also provide the Soft FM Services provision including Catering, Housekeeping & Domestics, Ward Hosting and Portering.  We are looking to recruit for a Mechanical Engineering Manager at the site on a full-time basis.

In the role of Mechanical Engineering Manager, you will support the Head of Estates to ensure that the hospital building, fabric, plant, services and equipment are maintained to a high standard to ensure continued efficiency, safety and reliability and to safeguard the future long term serviceability of the estate as contractually required by Serco, THC, and the Dartford and Gravesham Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

What you’ll need to do the role

First and foremost, you should have time served in a Mechanical Engineering role this would ideally be in a hospital setting with experience of HTM’s. You will need to be a manager within the Building services sector due to the estate maintenance the team are responsible for within the hospital.

The Mechanical Engineering Manager should have experience of managing teams, you will be responsible for our Mechanical Maintenance team which is made up of 2 Supervisors and 25 engineers and technicians.

It would be advantageous if the post holder has previous experience as the AP for Water – HTM 04  and Ventilation – HTM 03 in a Hospital environment. To be successful in the role there should be an understanding of CAFM systems as you will use this day to day.

Why Serco

Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters – delivering essential services that touch people’s lives

A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You’ll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.

Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You’ll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment. 

What we offer

There are a range of benefits for working at Serco including 6% Employer Matched Contribution Pension, Life Assurance, 25 Days Holiday and 8 Days Bank Holidays and other flexible Serco benefits.

On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities.  Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

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