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Lifecycle Technical Manager

Requisition ID: 57381

Domain: Facilities Management/Technical Services Management

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Lifecycle Technical Manager to join our team in Romford on a permanent basis. This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a salary banding of £60,000-£70,000, dependent upon skills and experience, company vehicle or allowance, bonus and benefits package.

This role offers hybrid working, there is an expectation for the post holder to be on our Romford site 3 days per week, Roehampton 1 day per week.

The Lifecycle Technical Manager is a regional role covering both Queen Marys Hospital (Roehampton) and Queens Hospital (Romford) providing both a technical lead around asset management and V1 Planning for both sites.

Being responsible for leading on any key technical disciplines that relate to Building infrastructure, Mechanical & Electrical systems associated with a Healthcare premises. 

The post holder should bring with them the knowledge, expertise and experience to manage successful stakeholder relationships associated with PFI contracts and lifecycle replacement works. They will also manage, from a technical perspective any assets which relate to either the building fabric, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems that are located across a portfolio of our operational sites.

The role focuses heavily on quality and a requirement for continuous improvement, so will require an individual with strong self-motivational and analytical skills to help evaluate the commercial contracts, sound communication with good two-way skill set, be a problem solver by anticipating issues ahead, good leadership skills with strong motivational traits to ensure effective business relationships are established and maintained with all key stakeholders, clients, partners, end users, contractors and other third parties to deliver a first-class service.

What will you deliver?

  • Proactively engaging with our own internal teams and our FM suppliers to identify assets that fall short of any contractual maintenance requirements and assets that need to be replaced within the 5-year lifecycle plan
  • Technical Lead on any projects; Undertake technical reviews of all completed projects, also feeding back any associated risks with lifecycle or step in works, confirming that our projects meet the relevant fire standards, water standards, original building standards or have been correctly installed to the latest British standards or HTMs, unless we have a derogation is in place and all paperwork is filed correctly by FM supplier or the Projects Team
  • Analyse equipment failure, by establishing its root cause through investigation and experience, creating then written evidence that can by utilised by our Commercial Team
  • Undertake SHEQ Management Safety Visits to highlight both positive and negative Health & Safety concerns across our sites
  • Controlling the derogations process with the Programme Manager on any projects that will not comply with the latest standards, to avoid long term risk exposure for the business
  • Carry out general maintenance audits that relate to any step ins, notifications or lifecycle replacement activity, by reviewing the quality of the associated maintenance records/ PPM plans, commissioning data etc. with a view to ensuring any gaps in specific and relevant maintenance tasks are being highlighted, whilst then considering what our commercial stance should be
  • Asset Management Delivery
  • Monitor and report on the annual one year and five-year V1 budgets, with a strong focus around planning and forecasting
  • Monthly reforecasting, receipting, month end requirements etc

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary, car or car allowance, bonus and 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 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?

  • Should possess sound technical knowledge and a background in a similar industry to help support our scope of works documents and promotes best practises, BS standards or HTMs/HBNs and other industry guidance
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of building fabric and M&E disciplines across the healthcare, local government and education sectors
  • Substantial understanding of relevant Department of Health, Regulatory and Legislative issues
  • Having a time served technical background in electrical, mechanical or a building discipline
  • Commercial and financial awareness with proven knowledge of budgetary control
  • Accredited to either NEBOSH or IOSH
  • Understanding of the ISO 15001

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.

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.