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Assistant Technical Services Manager (Building)

Requisition ID: 55417

Domain: Facilities Management/Technical Services Management

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for an Assistant Technical Services Manager (Building) to join our team in Birmingham on a permanent basis. This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary banding of £40,000-£45,000, dependent upon skills and experience, and benefits package.


Reporting to the Technical Services Manager (Building), the post holder will be responsible for coordinating the activities of the maintenance services in accordance with the requirements of the Maintenance services Agreement with Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust.

Responsible for the effective management of trade staff ensuring all maintenance activities comply with the statutory, NHS, Trust and Company guidelines.

The post holder will also collaborate and co-operate with the Trust to deliver customer focused, cost effective and efficient maintenance service.

What will you deliver?

  • Providing operational and technical expertise to the contract team
  • Development of service-related continuous improvement initiatives, from conception to introduction
  • Development and introduction of business efficiency measures to ensure a cost effective and best value approach
  • Support the TSM in ensuring Building Tasks are closed out in timely manner, assisting with the other trades (Mechanical & Electrical) when the need arises
  • Assist the Management and co-ordination of directly employed labour and sub-contractors in reacting to breakdowns and implementing the Planned Preventative Maintenance Systems
  • Ensure all maintenance activities comply with statutory, NHS, Trust and Company guidelines
  • Ensure all staff are trained and aware of health and safety responsibilities in accordance with statutory, NHS and Trust guidelines and the companies Incident and Behavioral Safety Initiatives
  • Positively manage relationships with stakeholders and Trust representatives to enhance perception of service provision
  • Ensure Planning and scheduling all planned preventative maintenance activities for the building team is completed using the Maximo system
  • Consideration to statute, Regulations, ACOP’s and Guidance (HTM’s)
  • Give additional support with financial controls with reference to departmental budgetary control, stock, contracts etc
  • Responsible for the safety of plant, equipment, and infrastructure and for safe working practices
  • Responsible for participating in the Emergency ‘on call’ rota, as directed by Senior Management

What can we offer you?

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

  • 24 days annual leave, increased to 25 after 2 years of service (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1 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 AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Experience within a Healthcare environment is desirable
  • Experience with Fabric maintenance and management of contractors is Desirable
  • Experience with Fire Door Maintenance and requirements is Desirable
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and industry guidelines
  • BTEC NVQ Level 3 is desirable
  • Level of verbal, written and numeric skills
  • Computer literate with good IT skills is essential
  • GCSE / O Level Mathematics and English or equivalent

This role includes a DBS Standard 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. 

As part our commitment to better reflect the markets within which we operate, we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010. 

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 AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.


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.