Building Services Engineering Project Manager

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  • Ealing, London View on Map
  • Post Date : June 20, 2022
  • Apply Before : July 21, 2022
  • Salary: £0 - £3700
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  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience Fresh
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

Grade: Band 8a

We are looking for a Band 8a qualified Building Services Engineer with strong project management skills, with ability to run multiple projects concurrently from inception to completion, with excellent written and verbal communication skills. The project manager should have experience in managing staff, producing technical specifications, procuring goods and services in compliance with Trust Standing Financial Instructions and Public Contract Regulations. The project manager should have a clean driving licence, access to a vehicle and be willing travel across the Trust London Sites.

Job Summary:

The Building Services Engineering Project Manager is a key member of the Capital, Estates and Facilities (CEF) Team and is responsible for supporting the Engineering Infrastructure Manager in the varied aspects of the role, including but not limited to:

1. Manage backlog maintenance and capital projects from inception to completion across the Trust London Sites ensuring delivery of services in line with statutory regulations and Trust Policies and Procedures and providing high quality, positive outcomes for service users.
2. Lead a multi-disciplinary team of engineering and construction based professionals and support staff.
3. Act as a scheme manager to design and manage multi-disciplinary construction/building services projects for the Trust, including where appropriate those elements outside the core skills of the role.
4. Support and advise on matters relating to all aspects of construction, MEPH services as appropriate.
5. Provide specialist knowledge within the department for reference across all projects and the Trust's estate.
6. Design, implement and project manage schemes from inception through to completion. This will include all aspects of the project such as all building services, data, telephones and building work, inclusive of decoration, flooring and the procurement of furniture, fittings and equipment as appropriate.
7. Ensure projects are resourced efficiently and effectively managed where schemes are of significant complexity or contain large quantities of work outside core skills.
8. Carry out 'value for money' exercises and technical appraisals on projects and proposals from third parties for individual schemes and hospital developments.
9. Select, employ and manage external consultants, design teams including briefing and monitoring performance.
10. Develop and present whole project business cases including clinical aspects and revenue and capital finance requirements.
11. Provide a practical and cost effective technical service to the Trust. This will encompass engineering systems evaluation, design, the investigations of any technical problems encountered and provision of economical and viable solutions.

Key Result Areas & Performance:

1. To be responsible for providing a seamless and integrated building and engineering provision for minor and major projects within the Trusts Estate.

2. To act as "Senior Project Leader" for specific multi-disciplined projects which includes acting as single point of contact for the project and to ascertain the client brief and expectations.

3. Analyse alternative procurement routes in line with Trust SFO/SFIs and make value for money recommendations.

4. To co-ordinate the activities of consultant appointed design teams.

5. To appoint and manage contractors, ensuring that they deliver projects within the required time, budget and quality standards that are expected by the Trust. To negotiate and agree with the contractors the final account of the project.

6. To demonstrate effective leadership, organisational ability, encourage innovation and team building to deliver a high standard and cost effective service.

7. To maintain clear and unambiguous project related files to enable internal and external auditors to have an audit trail.

8. To actively participate in delivery of the Trust Green Plan by ensuring sustainability forms part of every decision making process when selecting and designing systems.

9. To provide professional expertise in aspects of building and engineering systems surveys, issue technical recommendations, develop and implement strategies for addressing non-compliant systems. To ensure the preparation of technical specifications in line with Trust business needs and current technological developments. To use technical expertise to understand and interpret specifications in order to solve problems quickly and effectively.

10. To act as a department specialist in area of expertise, keeping up-to-date with correct practices and liaising with the Estates Team and where necessary, informing others within the department of agreed standards and developments.

11. To provide information and advice on maintenance and condition matters to Estates Management colleagues, relevant departments, related public agencies and consultants.

12. To research materials, products, suppliers, contractors and best practices in preparation for design and procurement of projects.

13. To ensure that any building/engineering work carried out on the Trust properties is carried out safely and in accordance with the Trust's and departmental policies, the Health and Safety at Work Act, the Construct Design Management Regulations etc

14. To prepare options appraisals and service development proposals with feasibility studies where appropriate.

15. To prepare project briefs, detailed work specifications and documents for quotes and tenders in accordance with the Trusts Standing Orders and lead on the procurement of the required work. To appoint suitably qualified contractors and act as Contract Administrator for contracted out works within areas of responsibility.

16. To produce a project time table using project management software to monitor the scheme progress and for integration into the overall project programme for the department.

17. Produce brief post project reports including information on variance from budget and scheme programme, client comments, contractor performance etc.

18. To commission and manage Trust maintainable assets condition surveys and life cycle costings and recommend appropriate maintenance strategies.

19. To compile ERIC data for Backlog Maintenance as appropriate.

20. To support other Departmental Estates and Capital Project Managers in ensuring the designated Trust Property portfolio is maintained to a high standard and complies with statutory requirements.

21. To be responsible for arranging and chairing design team meetings in relation to designated projects. To lead the process with the consultants and sub contracted designers, issuing minutes and ensuring the action plan is implemented.

22. To carry out technical reviews of any proposed works to ensure contractual and technical compliance. Review and implement value engineering opportunities where permissible with respect to relevant projects.

23. To coordinate technical information from specialist subcontractors to assist with risk management to enable safe working procedures.

24. To collate and manage the contract specifications, drawings, certificates, O&M manuals and related documents for designated projects.

25. To act as one of change agents in the adoption of BIM into the Estates services arena.

26. To act as disciplinary officer in accordance with the Trust's Disciplinary Policy D4. To deal with highly complex disciplinary issues including grievances, and bullying and harassment issues.

27. To assist in the development of the Trust's Environmental and Sustainability Strategy translating the strategy into practice across areas of responsibility.

To ensure compliance to H&S legislation, British Standards, statutory instruments, European Directives, NHS initiatives in area of responsibility


Educated to Degree level in Building Services Engineering, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering related field with relevant experience.


Knowledge of the current legislation that appertains to the field of Estates Services.

Knowledge of British Standards, CIBSE Guidances, Technical Resources, HTMs and HBNs

Knowledge of NHS & Trust policies and procedures including standing orders and financial instructions.

Robust knowledge of financial and budgetary management.

Comprehensive understanding of Estates services and their delivery.

Knowledge of service redesign and reconfiguration to achieve maximum quality and cost.

Significant experience in the implementation of health and safety at a management level.


Extensive experience of working within the field of Estates Services at a Senior Management level.

Experience or working with specifications and contract documentation where applicable, or substantial experience of managing complex multi-disciplinary team of in-house staff and contractors

Experience of financial, budgetary and resource management. Experience of implementing organisational change.

Project Management.

Your expert recruitment consultant is Trevor Parsons, call today on (phone number removed) or email (url removed) Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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