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Small Works Manager

Requisition ID: 52297

Domain: Construction/Project Management

Contract type: Hidden (29021)

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Small Works Manager to join our team on the University of Cambridge contract on 12 Months Fixed Term contract. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

What will you deliver?

  • Effectively manage and co-ordinate with our Supply Chain Partners and Operations Team, to enable the preparation and timely submission of quotations via Quotient.

  • Track, manage and report status of activity on Planon.

  • Provide technical support and knowledge to assist the processing of the quotation.

  • Understand and be aware of the requirements of all relevant Health, Safety,

  • Environment and quality legislation requirements.

  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant internal and external stakeholders as directed by the Operations Manager. Attending quotation review meetings and costing sign-off meetings as and when required.

  • Assist in developing a strong Bid and Estimating strategy for each opportunity

  • Develop strong supply chain relationships for future tenders/opportunities

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, which includes;

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Technically qualified in a Mechanical/Electrical discipline
  • Suitable experience within a similar industry sector
  • Must have experience working for a Facilities Management Company.
  • Experience with CAFM based quotation system essential
  • Planon experience beneficial. (Training can be provided)
  • COUPA experience beneficial. (Training can be provided)
  • Excellent communicator
  • A foundation level understanding of risk analysis/management
  • PC Literate with knowledge of MS applications e.g. Word, Excel, Project
  • Financially competent, with good knowledge of hard services pricing
  • Experience working within a unionised environment, an awareness of public sector tendering would be desirable
  • Experienced in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Have exceptional organisational skills
  • Ability to set and achieve targets via effective engagement with stakeholder
  • Have strong communications skills in both telephone and correspondence/report handling
  • Ability to work within a team environment or as an individual with minimal supervision.
  • Enthusiasm and be self-motivated/driven

This role includes a DBS enhanced check therefore ability to pass is essential.

Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.


At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.