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Senior Technical Services Manager

Requisition ID: 58950

Domain: Facilities Management/Technical Services Management

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Senior Technical Services Manager to join our team in Manchester at Tameside and Salford hospitals on a permanent basis. This is a full time role working 37.5hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, company vehicle or allowance and benefits package.

The Senior Technical Services Manager is to be based at Tameside General Hospital/Salford Royal Hospital as required. The role holder will report to the Head of Technical.

You will lead, motivate, support, and provide direct guidance to the Technical Managers, Supervisors and operatives in providing the technical service delivery across both estates.

Ensure delivery of effective and efficient maintenance services encompassing mechanical, electrical, building fabric and small project management.

Core elements will include Health & Safety, communication between the internal technical team and client contacts on day-to-day activities, owning statutory and mandatory compliance.

What will you deliver?

  • Ensure the provision of healthy and safe working conditions and that both clients and Company health and safety policy and process is effectively implemented across both Equans and subcontractors’ activities and are regularly review
  • Maintain compliance and ensure it is fully up to date from respective technical managers/supervisors.
  • Delivery of Monthly KPI’s Evidence & Promote harmonised team working. Co-ordinating with the Performance & Workflow Manager. –
  • Allow Technical Managers to focus and concentrate on BAU, being the supporting interface between client communications.
  • Working with direct reports to ensure the collaborative development of the business, effective teamworking, and support to colleagues. – Ensure safe systems of work are in place and always used.
  • Undertake AP/RP positions/duties such as L8, Med Gas – Ensure adherence to all Statutory Standards and Regulations and Department of Health requirements.
  • Attend Union meetings, Health & Safety forums, Employee Forums and other regular meetings with staff and the client on a regular basis.
  • Delegate when required for the Head of Technical Services. – Ensure that staff performance is managed as required through for example, performance appraisals, disciplinary proceedings, and grievances.
  • Ensure that the Technical Services Team have a customer focussed and service delivery culture. Support on the delivery of lifecycle and projects across both hospitals.
  • Proactively identify and manage the professional development and training needs of the technical staff.
  • Produce technical reports and evidence as required for assurance and auditing.

What can we offer you?

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

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2x 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?

  • ONC/C&G or equivalent in relevant mechanical/electrical/building engineering discipline.
  • Proven management experience of Hard FM teams.
  • Knowledge and understanding of HTM’s/HBN’s, British Standards.
  • Sound awareness of risk assessment and working safely with equipment.
  • Sound knowledge of Health & Safety. Preferably have IOSH or above.
  • Ability to measure, works to plans (method statements), read technical diagrams.
  • PFI Healthcare experience would be an advantage
  • The post holder will demonstrate leadership, flexibility, and efficiency in responding to changing business requirements and will establish good working relationships with other team members and clients.
  • A driven professional individual to add expertise and dimension to the Technical Services delivered at Tameside General Hospital and Salford Royal Hospital.

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.