Building Services Manager

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Full Time/Permanent
Soft Services
Hard Services
Facilities Management (main)
Estates, Property
£30,000 to £39,999
£36,000 per annum + benefits
West Midlands
Building Services Manager
16-07-2021 11:09 AM
15th August 2021

A great theatre needs great people.  We can only thrive by having the right team on board in a fast-paced, constantly changing, creative workplace.  

About Us 

Birmingham Hippodrome is committed to placing inclusion at the heart of all we do, making it central to our decision making.

Since we opened our doors in 1899, we have existed to enrich the cultural life of our city. We believe arts and culture has the power to bring people, friends and families together, and as we continue to align ourselves to the future ambition of Birmingham, our vision is clear. We are creating a world-class cultural scene for our region with Birmingham Hippodrome centre stage.

As an independent charity, we are proud of our wide-ranging and varied programme of theatre, dance, festivals, education and community activities that help make life-long memories, create opportunities and increase access to the arts for our region’s diverse communities.

To achieve our vision, we need people on board who are passionate and committed to take us – and Birmingham – on the next phase of our exciting journey. 

About The Role

Join us and you will support the theatre by taking responsibility for the management of building services, processes and contracts. This will involve overseeing the strategic planning and day-to-day operations of the building, managing and coordinating contractors as well as taking ownership of utilities, and contract management and procurement. You will lead our Maintenance & Security Team and make sure we implement effective facility and security management procedures. This will include collaborating with our Head of Technical Services to prepare, implement, and maintain effective facility, security and resilience management procedures across the building. You will also take lead on raising employee awareness and compliance with Health & Safety, Environment and Security policies. Important will be the ability to ensure compliance with health & safety regulations and current legislation. You will prepare and control annual maintenance budgets too.

You must have Building / Facilities experience gained in a commercial environment coupled with experience of managing Facility Management Contracts. NEBOSH qualified, you will have in-depth knowledge of current Health & Safety legislation and practices. Excellent at mentoring and training others you will have good communication and interpersonal skills and an eye for detail. You will also be comfortable working at heights and good at planning and meeting deadlines.

An HNC in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering on NVQ 4 or above and IPAF or PASMA qualifications would be an advantage.

If you want to be part of an organisation that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop, you can enjoy a new stage for your skills by visiting the recruitment page on our website and applying online.

The great news is that applicants who meet the job criteria will be contacted for an interview straight away.

Once appointment is made the vacancy will be withdrawn.

Recognising under-representation in our workforce of Black, Asian and global majority people, and those with disabilities, we particularly welcome applicants from those backgrounds, identities and experiences.

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