Area Maintenance Manager

Full Time/Permanent
Hard Services
Facilities Management (main)
Engineering, Maintenance
£40,000 to £49,999
£38k - 42k per year + pension, holidays, promotion
13-01-2022 10:59 AM
10/02/2022 10:59
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        Area Maintenance Manager

        £38,000 - £42,000 p/a

        North of E

      ngland - home based with regional travel

We are currently recruiting for an Area Maintenance Manager to manage a northern portfolio or properties for a high-profile charity. The charity has circa 300 employed staff and over 20,000 volunteers in the UK, this role is to assist in the north of the UK with management of the charity's property portfolio which consists of offices and retail environments. With directly responsibility for 65 sites and a further guidance on 190, you will be responsible for high level management of the M+E maintenance on the sites by ensuring a 3 rd party maintenance contractor are keeping in line with their KPI's. You will work with the sites to ensure internal staff and volunteers are happy with the maintenance service received and work alongside the projects team in delivering minor works projects and refurbishments to the properties as required.

The role is home based with travel to sites as required with the Maintenance Manager delivering safe, secure and legally compliant property environments that are conducive to productive working

Duties of the role include:

  • Contribute to the effective and efficient running of the Central Office , National Offices and branches as appropriate
  • Assist with adds, moves and changes to the property portfolio. Including potential property acquisitions and disposals.
  • Coordinate critical planned, preventive maintenance to ensure compliance to applicable legislation and any other requirements to promote secure, safe and healthy working environments.
  • Management of reactive maintenance and repair requests via the online Service desk.
  • Management of refurbishment, internal and external repair projects that will include contracting and coordinating surveyors to complete specifications tenders and the works accordingly.
  • Support branches and the Property team to enable adherence to fire and health and safety regulations across the different UK jurisdictions.
  • Working with senior and executive leadership team in delivery of projects and initiatives
  • Support, promote and publicise property related services to branches.
  • Treat all colleagues, volunteers and members of the public with dignity and work within and adhere to Samaritans' equal opportunities statement and policies.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience of managing both ppm and reactive maintenance contracts
  • Project Management experience of managing multiple minor works projects simultaneously.
  • Experience managing a regional portfolio
  • Desirable - Health and safety or facilities memberships/qualifications (CIEH, IOSH, NEBOSH IWFM etc.)
  • Freehold and Leasehold Assets Management experience is desirable, but you can be trained in this area on the job.
  • Empathise with the values of the charity
  • Customer focussed with a genuine desire to assist the charity's goals, users and volunteers by providing an excellent service within the property team.
  • Is willing and able to travel and participate in some out of hours work.

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