Hard Services Manager

Hard Services Manager

Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus bonus and additional Veolia benefits
Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week
Location: Royal Berkshire Hospital, Craven Road, Reading, RG1 5BD

When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care of its resources and help it become a better place for everyone. It’s why we’re looking for someone who sees the world in a similar way, to take up an exciting Hard Services Manager role.

It doesn’t matter if you’re looking to overhaul the industry, or just do a good day’s work. We know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment, and contribute to our inclusive culture.

We are seeking a highly motivated and safety conscious individual to manage our utilities hard services on our contract for a primary care 800 bed NHS hospital in Reading. 

What will you be doing?

● Responsibility for commercial and technical management of the hard services within our contract at our client site. 
● Developing key client relationships and mutually developing and leading a high performance team delivering world class hard facilities services.
● Management of site team, sub-contractors and co-ordination of activities.
● Becoming Appointed Person for items within technical scope, e.g. Ventilation, Electrical Distribution, Medical Gases.
● Executing maintenance and calibration programme for equipment.
● Leading and directing engineering technical support team to ensure equipment optimisation, reliability and availability.
● Directing the operations team across key systems, e.g. LTHW, electrical distribution, air handling systems, drainage.
● Developing long-term strategic direction in liaison with client.
● Reporting of key KPI’s on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
● Ensuring all safety and environmental excursions are tracked, monitored and reported to the appropriate department/body and investigated.
● Development of operational team.
● Commercial input including responsibility for cost control, budgetary management, forecasting and internal reporting.
● Designing and implementing a pathway to move the asset maintenance to a Reliability Centred Maintenance model.

What are we looking for?

● Engineering degree or equivalent, preferably in mechanical/building services or electrical/building services.
● Management experience in an industrial utilities environment.
● Demonstrable Health and Safety experience.
● Previous experience of operating within a regulated environment.
● Ability to develop and deliver presentations at both client and internal levels.
● Maintenance and troubleshooting experience of industrial utilities.

Our promise to you

Here at Veolia, we know that a genuinely good role goes both ways.

So alongside your salary or hourly pay, you’ll get 25 days of holiday alongside an extensive benefits package, which includes our enhanced pension and share scheme, alongside a range of employee discounts. Also to help you further, we provide mental health and financial support, so you can lean on us whenever you need to.

Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.

We want to ensure that you feel supported throughout the application process and provide reasonable adjustments where necessary and requested. If you require any reasonable adjustments as part of your application and interview process please do not hesitate to let us know.

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