Technical Services Manager (Temp to Perm)

Maxwell Stephens Ltd
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Up to £70,000 per annum OR Equivalent Rate
Closing date
7 Oct 2021
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Job Details

Our client, a venture management organisation, are looking to recruit for a Technical Services Manager on a Temp to Perm basis, based in Cambridge

Key Responsibilities

  • To manage and supervise the Technicians and specialist contractors when they are undertaking planned and reactive maintenance works and projects.
  • Be responsible for the day to day running of the M&E services requirements.
  • Identifying, planning & scheduling of PPM in all service delivery aspects.
  • Establish process and structure of all management systems within team.
  • Assist in the preparation of operational procedures, emergency and contingency plans.
  • Maintain records appertaining to operations, PPM schedule, reactive maintenance, the emergency maintenance systems and other engineering, building fabric records including operation and maintenance manuals and drawings.
  • Oversee all maintenance activities and ensure all safety aspects are managed and monitored in accordance with site procedures and requirements.
  • Undertake tasks during peak workloads and to ensure provision of holiday and sickness cover where appropriate.
  • Take ownership and pursue effective communications with the occupiers in order to build stable relationships.
  • Be proactive with regard to preventative/reactive maintenance and extra works.
  • Be available to attend or manage emergency call-outs/incidents and provide written incident reports as required.
  • Training of staff, including system operations and health and safety.
  • Preparation of operational and managerial reports.
  • Responsibility for compliance with all statutory requirements within the remit
  • Carry out staff appraisals for engineers who are direct reports setting out training and development programs as required.

Person Specification


  • Minimum BTEC Level 3 or NVQ recognised equivalent.
  • Experience gained within a hard services environment in a supervisory role within a property company.
  • A good working knowledge of assets such as– Plumbing; HVAC systems, Controls, Refrigeration and electrical/mechanical
  • Experience in computer PPM management systems.
  • Be conversant with current Health and Safety legislation with relevance to safe working practices
  • Practical knowledge of Microsoft packages – Word, Excel etc.


  • HNC/HND/Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or Building Services Endorsement. HNC/ HND/Degree in Building Services Engineering (High level of electrical content) Membership to the Institute of Safety and Health (IOSH) or equivalent
  • Ideally City and Guilds 17thor 18th
  • Prior experience with permits to work (Authorised Person electrically/ mechanically)
  • Prior experience of Building Management Systems


Maxwell Stephens is here to help with the full range of recruitment services in the facilities management industry. We are a specialist service supplier, achieving world-class results through our unique combination of focus, knowledge and industry experience. Our in-depth understanding, backed by state-of-the-art technology, means you can count on us for recruitment services that are second to none - whether you're a client or a candidate. Our experience and expertise means we can deliver solutions for facilities and property professionals at all levels, from graduate trainee through to board director. We work across the whole sector.

Find Us
0207 118 4848
Golden Cross House
8 Duncannon Street
Greater London

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