Due to growth of service line, a new and exciting opportunity has become available for a Lifecycle Engineer to join the Sodexo team on the Manchester University Foundation NHS Hospital site. This role will report to the Lifecycle Variations Manager and will be equally client facing and working spreadsheet magic.
You should be qualified in any engineering or Building Services discipline but with a multi-skilled flair and a solid track record in Lifecycle management, preferably with Healthcare or PFI environment background. You should a be highly organised self-starter with the ability to source creative and innovative solutions. As this role will be client-facing – excellent communication and influencing skills are a must to do well in this role.
Implement and operate a programme of condition-based monitoring on all major capital fabric and structure.
Procurement of the requirements to service the capital replacements programme for the new PFI, Identified and Retained Estate.
Ensure Health & Safety policies and the workforce adheres to statutory requirements.
Successful planning, operating and implementing appropriate Lifecycle requirements.
Pre-plan all works with Trust Property and Estates and Departmental Managers to instigate project start dates for lifecycle works, ensuring access will be available.
Monitor progress of Lifecycle projects from start to completion with minimum disruption to the day to day running of the hospital
Ensure good communication channels with estates, the Trust, Department Managers and contractors to promote efficiencies, delivery of work to programme, avoidance of downtime and delivery of materials to suit the programme.
Take delivery of all maintenance and operational manuals on hand over of new facilities from subcontractors carrying out lifecycle works.
Ensure any new installed lifecycle works are properly commissioned.
Control and manage the budget.
Procure and project manage Small Works/Variations as and when required.
Ensure maintenance staff are trained in the operation and maintenance of the new facilities.
Working closely with the O&M, Asset Management and Chief Engineer functions on contract Unavailability Notices and Clause 9 Detail.
As and when required, support the Head of Estates and Commercial Director in assuring contractual and commercial risks are controlled and mitigated.
Assuring the Sodexo Global Maximo (CAFM) system is populated in a skilled way with all relevant Lifecycle information.
Contribute to assuring the Sodexo Technical Library is well maintained at all times.
Be a Key Stakeholder in external and internal Lifecycle audits.
The Ideal Candidate
Engineering or Buildings Services Degree level qualified
Skills in understanding dynamic and scientific Lifecycle & Building Services detail.
Proven track record of Lifecycle Building Services detail.
Experience in self managing or high-risk lone working activity.
Excellent influencing and stakeholder management skills
Good working knowledge of Health and Safety at Work regulations.
Excellent reporting writing skills.
IT literate with knowledge of Building Management Systems and automated digital systems.
Must be able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills with good level of mathematical skills.
Self-motivated and able to adapt to changing priorities.
Able to demonstrate an aptitude for problem solving using a logical approach.
Confident and logical under pressure but must understand urgency and respond accordingly.
Sound Commercial & Legal knowledge and understanding of prioritizing company needs.
PFI & Healthcare Estates Experience
Experience with Supply chain and procurement process
Be flexible to meet the demands of a large PFI Acute Healthcare Estate
About The Company
In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.
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