Service Manager

Service Manager
London
Posted 1 month ago

Location: London

Duration: Permanent

Start Date: Immediately

Salary: Negotiable D.O.E

Job Description:

We seek a service manager from a contracting background—ideally with good design and build experience and an excellent all-around understanding of all aspects of building services, i.e., lifts, voice and data, sprinklers, AV, Security, mechanical, and electrical services.

• Be aware and appreciative of the interaction between services and other associated disciplines.

• Attend tender walkarounds, gather tender information, documentation, and pricing, and help prepare and present our proposals and costs to the client’s team.

• Manage the stage-by-stage signoff of information, drawings, and design while maintaining a weekly meeting/record of progress up to the final signoff with works commencing on site.

• Ability to coordinate all building services activities from a spatial awareness perspective and programming/logistical approach in conjunction with building activities. Experience with CAD software, including 3D, may be helpful here.

• Be technically aware and able to identify compliant alternatives to those specified that will offer cost savings to the client and/or improve programme availability.

• Be financially aware and look for financial opportunities from a cost and value viewpoint (poacher turned gamekeeper!!).

• Monitor and control the subcontractor’s accounts, applications, and variations to prompt settlement upon project completion.

• Produce detailed cost advice for incorporation into internal and external financial control documents.

• Ability to review RAMS (Risk Assessments and Method Statements) from an initial H&S and technical appraisal point of view.

• Be able to undertake detailed snagging (defects inspection) of all installed services, ensuring quality and technical specification compliance are always adhered to.

• Produce detailed snagging reports to subcontractors and oversee clearing all snags and final sign-off, including O&M Manuals, maintenance, and client training.

• Monitor and control the subcontractor’s accounts, applications, and variations to prompt settlement upon project completion.

• Produce detailed cost advice for incorporation into internal and external financial control documents.

• Attend client meetings and be positive in all dealings with the client and/or client’s representative.

• Being aware that most of our work is multiple fast-track fit-outs with works completed within a 6 -18-week time frame. We have longer and larger projects, but they are an exception to your day-to-day workload.

• Be aware that the SM role requires the management and witnessing of activities that can only be carried out outside of business hours, such as crane lifts, building shutdowns, life safety, and critical systems testing.

• The Services Manager role is not seen as remote and is mostly site-based, with no planned working-from-home period during the week.

• Be enthusiastic, energetic, and committed to the company ethos of delivering a quality product on time and to everybody’s satisfaction

Qualification / Cards:

  • Background in Mechanical, Electrical, Sprinkler and security

Contact:

For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Daniel Davey at 01256 817878, email ddavey@roberthurstltd.co.uk, or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateAsap
DurationPermanent
SalaryNegotiable D.O.E
ContactDaniel Davey

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