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Principal Facilities Manager Mechanical (Grade L) 1890597, - Ref:1890597

Greater Manchester Police
Openshaw Complex, Manchester - (Agile Working)
£46,437 - £48,546 per annum
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

Greater Manchester Police is one of the largest police forces in the UK and is responsible for keeping its diverse population of almost 3 million safe, spread over more than 1,200 sq. km. Manchester in particular has been billed as the most diverse city in Europe with its population speaking at least 200 different languages, leading to the city being named as Britain’s “City of languages”.

GMP are committed to ensure that the make-up of our workforce is reflective of the communities we serve and we recognise that having a diverse workforce makes us more approachable and relevant to the public.

Business Support Services Branch provides a wide range of specialist support to GMP in order to enable the Force to provide the best possible service to the public of Greater Manchester

The Facilities Section is made up of various units. All of these assist the Force in tackling crime by ensuring that GMP Officers and Police Staff are equipped with the right buildings, facilities and equipment to provide the most proficient and supportive service available.

Facilities Staff are committed to promoting and enhancing the appearance and condition of the GMP Estate and to improving the processes by which we deliver services in support our customers' objectives.

Working as one of three Principal Facilities Managers leading the facilities team, you will have a technical background in hard FM, ideally Mechanical or HVAC and minimum HND in a Building Services Mechanical Engineering subject

The principal FMs lead the facilities team in the delivery of PPM and reactive maintenance for all of GMPs estate; you will ensure legislative and regulatory standards are delivered meeting service level agreements and ensuring GMPs legal compliance.

You will take the lead on the delivery of all operational Facilities Management services to the agreed service level whether delivered in-house or by a Service Provider.
Optimise the delivery of services to improve quality and value for money. Providing visible and active leadership in the delivery of change within the Business Support Services Branch.
Promoting FM policies, practices and decisions which recognise the current and evolving needs of all the stakeholders.

Proactive decision making to create value and operational effectiveness on behalf of Business Support Services Branch.

Extensive knowledge of building maintenance in a mechanical engineering environment.

Knowledge and experience in the operation of relevant statutory legislation and regulations in a mechanical engineering environment.

BOHS P901 Legionella – Management and Control of Building Hot and Cold Water Services.

Management experience of asbestos in buildings.

Management experience of PFI schemes both construction and service phases.

Awareness of trends in Facilities Management.

Detailed knowledge and experience in the operation of relevant statutory regulations, including health & safety matters.

Please note GMP offer the following benefits

Annual leave entitlement of 24 days + bank holidays, this increases to 29 days + bank holidays at 5 years service and 32 days + bank holidays at 10 years service.

By joining GMP, the successful candidate will also have the opportunity to join GMP’s Sports and Social Club. For a nominal monthly sum, a wide range of activities are available such as indoor football, tennis, squash and badminton as well as an extensive gymnasium. There is also bar and restaurant facilities with function rooms that can be hired for private events.

Discounts are also available for Cinema and theatre tickets.

Other benefits include Blue Light discounts from many high street retailers and a Credit Union which offers financial products exclusively to the Police Family.

A local Government Pension Scheme.

Free parking available.

Agile and flexible Working considered.

To apply click on the 'Apply Now Button'

Closing date: 2nd October 2023.

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