Vertical Transportation Engineer (Consultancy)

  • Permanent
  • London
  • Salary: £ 50000.00 per annum
  • Job Reference: C&W/NS/HQ00011667
Job Title: Vertical Transport Engineer
Location: London  
Salary: Negotiable – Estimate £50,000-£55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits  
 
We are working with an International Property Management Consultancy with a wide ranging portfolio of clients across the UK. As part of some significant growth and development plans, we are looking to strengthen the Technical Services Consultancy team by appointing 2 regional Vertical Transportation specialists to provide comprehensive management, consultancy and improvement services from bases in London or Manchester.  
Role Purpose:
To deliver, on a multi-site, multi-client basis, the agreed service, strategy and business plan within the Technical Services Department and client teams nationally to prepare monitor and execute the agreed forecasts on time and within the agreed parameters.
To support the business, review & manage vertical transport engineering risk and deliver on business development nationally.
 
Context:
  • Complete vertical transport engineering site surveys & audit reports.
  • Complete life cycle reports to an agreed format.
  • Manage internal and external relationships including Client, local authorities, service providers and statutory bodies.
  • Provide technical support & advice to the FM team nationally.
  • Review new industry regulations and CIBSE/Vertical Transport guidelines and contract utilities.
  • Review and manage vertical transport engineering business risk.
  • Deliver and market Vertical Transport offering.
 
Dimensions:
To be the responsible person for the management of Vertical Transport Engineering matters in their allocated Region.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Manage relationships internal/external.
  • Deliver value for money services.
  • Establish and maintain external contacts with statutory authorities and other groups and associations applicable and beneficial to the services provided.
  • Manage service providers and monitor performance against contracted SLAs and KPIs.
  • Co-ordinate the production of performance reports carries out analysis of the results and takes appropriate action to ensure continuous improvement is achieved.
  • Complete vertical transport engineering site surveys & audit reports.
  • Complete life cycle reports to an agreed format.
  • Manage internal and external relationships including Client, internal departments, local authorities, service providers and statutory bodies.
  • Provide technical support & advice to the FM team Nationally.
  • Review CIBSE/Vertical Transport guidelines and contractor T&Cs.
  • Review and manage vertical transport engineering business risk.
  • Deliver and market vertical transport offering.
 
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Service providers and the Technical Services department achieve contracted SLAs and KPIs.
  • Understand service recovery process.
  • All Health and Safety matters effectively managed.
  • Client satisfaction.
  • Tenant satisfaction.
  • Meet personal annual objectives agreed with Line Manager.
 
Relationships:
  • Tenants
  • Clients
  • Public
  • Clients Advisers/Agents
  • Supplier and Contractors
  • Local and Statutory bodies/Officers
  • Colleagues
 
Qualifications:
  • Appropriate engineering degree qualification (preferred).
  • Current UK Driving License.
  • CIBSE or similar.
 
Skills & Knowledge:
  • Self-Motivated
  • Excellent Time Management Skills.
  • Commercial awareness from experience and/or qualification.
  • Experience of new build development through to management (construction site experience an advantage).
  • Good working knowledge/understanding of building operating systems (mechanical, electrical, controls and fire/health and safety).
  • Good Written Communication Skills & attention to detail.
  • Cost control, variance and forecasting reporting.
  • Basic IT skills inc. Word, Excel to intermediate level.
  • Proven people management skills and team building.
  • Knowledge of Output Specifications.
  • Management of Performance based contracts.
  • Defects / warranty management.
  • CIBSE and Vertical Transport guidelines.
 
Experience:
A minimum of 5 years relevant Vertical Transport Engineering experience.
 
Need to Be:
  • Forward Planning
  • Enabling delivery
  • Assists surveyor / Director in achieving high standards of performance and delivery of client services.
Commercially minded
  • Identifies cost saving and performance enhancing opportunities
  • Identifies additional business opportunities and presents these in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Is able to balance the various needs of the Client, Tenant and the internal business needs in all actions.
Change orientation
  • Seeks to improve and enhance delivery of client service, as well as supporting property manager.
Leadership and Motivation
  • Leads from the front, supports and identifies change and controls and enhances change management, represents internal and client values.
Building Relationships
  • Establishes and nurtures harmonious relationships both externally and internally.
Developing People
  • Places a priority on developing own skills, knowledge and abilities in line with business priorities.
  • Seeks to improve staff through training and initiatives.
  • Works with service providers & consultants.

Start Date: 14 May 2018