Head of Engineering Services

09 Nov 2018
07 Dec 2018
Simon Parker
Specialist Area
Engineering, maintenance
Contract Type
Full Time

A resilient Head of Engineering Services to join one of the largest FM providers in the UK (Porton Down).

Your new company

My client has decades of experience in delivering facilities management at the highest level, with an enviable track record collaborating with customers to achieve high performing, productive, and sustainable workplaces. The business are proud to count some of the finest organisations in the world as their customers.

Their talented staff work across a wide variety of industry sectors including: defence, life science, professional services, high-tech manufacturing, public and utilities. Services include: asset management and maintenance, workplace design, mechanical and electrical engineering, information technology (IT) and reactive building maintenance.

Your new role

As Head of Engineering Services for a major client, you must be a natural leader with the gravitas to influence engineering/project managers. Working hours: 40/week - Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.

Job purpose:

To direct and lead engineering and project activities for the client, ensuring cost effective and timely delivery of all operational obligations including project activities and service provisions, whilst at the same time introducing operational efficiencies through process improvements and innovation in order to satisfy customer need and deliver profitable sustainable results.

Liaise with other managers and staff throughout the organisation to ensure that engineering services are functioning effectively. Where appropriate, advise on changes and their implementation, provide training, coaching, mentoring, tools and techniques to enable others to achieve engineering excellence and their full potential.

What you'll need to succeed

The ideal person will be a determined individual and Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer combined with a degree in a relevant engineering discipline or demonstrable equivalent and a member of a relevant professional body e.g. IET, CIBSE, IHEEM IMechE etc.

You must have a proven track record of working at a Senior Engineering Operations Level responsible for full profit and loss of complex FM Accounts, ideally gained within a regulated, manufacturing and high security environment. It will be a huge advantage to have a thorough knowledge of outsourced facilities services within the UK, including hard FM service lines and directly delivered complex projects including M&E, building and civils activities.

What you'll get in return

A rare opportunity to join a recognised brand and market leader, working with a key client in a varied senior role that will offer a unique challenge.

You will receive an excellent salary, a company car or car allowance, 25 days holiday + BH's, pension, sick leave, private healthcare and on-call allowance.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me today.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career.

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