Senior Building Services Manager - Building (Kent)

Galliford Try
13 Apr 2018
24 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Note for Recruitment Agencies:
We prefer to hire directly, but we do have an approved supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you.

We have a brilliant new opportunity for a Senior Building Services Manager to join our successful Building Southern business unit. The position will cover 2 projects in Sidcup, with time spent 60/40 between them; one being a Hospital Refurb and the other a new-build school. There will be a requirement for the Senior BSM to attend one of our Regional offices (Guildford or Brixton) during the pre-con stages.

The right person will be ideally based in the South East and following the completion of these 2 projects, be flexible with travel in order to be able manage future projects within other areas; potentially London, Surrey and the South Coast, depending on work-wins or business need.

Role Overview:

  • The management of the design, installation, testing & commissioning of the Mechanical & Electrical services on a specific bid or project
  • Manage the building services design/installation process to comply with the ERs/CPs, specification, policies and procedures contained within the GT BMS governance systems
  • Support the project in achieving Delivering Excellence
  • Support the project ESP & client KPIs

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify design requirements for the bid from the client's brief
  • To deliver the correct design by realising the design opportunities and mitigating the risks to ensure bid winning solutions on projects can be delivered within budget undertaking due diligence checks at each stage for compliance/completeness
  • Lead appointment of M&E designer ensuring BSRIA work stages incorporated & robust appointment in place within 1 month of 2nd stage appointment
  • Develop and compile the design proposals for inclusion within the contractor's proposals
  • Lead scope production for M&E S/C, participate in procurement strategy & review tender returns for technical compliance (Commercial lead to own comparisons)
  • Ensure compliance with, but not limited to the following as applicable - Industry Standards, Town Planning Requirements, BREEAM
  • Manage the M&E design team, the design development and technical submission approval process
  • Contribute to value engineering & buildability of the Project
  • Control and co-ordinate the delivery of Building Services on specific projects ensuring compliance with all safety policies and procedures
  • Provide operational and technical solutions to projects that improve service and value for the business, customers and business partners in line with financial forecasts and operational requirements
  • Co-ordinate the activities of the Building Services element of the Design Team
  • Manage the delivery of Building Services elements of Projects for customers through establishing Programmes, Planning, Key Performance Indicators and Progress Reports where appropriate
  • Attend/input to monthly PRMs
  • Manage sub-contractor resources in an efficient manner to ensure the highest possible level of service, productivity and control for each Project
  • Review Sub Contractors construction protocols, RAMS, I&TPs for Projects to ensure a safe, secure, compliant and efficient operation/installation
  • Undertake regular site inspections to ensure compliance, take appropriate corrective action where necessary & issue regular progress reports
  • Lead and manage the Commissioning of systems and equipment and control and co-ordinate Client demonstrations, collation of all necessary certification
  • Chair group meetings for building services integration into the Project
  • Lead Project Working Groups to clarify requirements and improve Co-ordination standards
  • Contribute to overall Health and Safety Standards of all staff and activities to ensure health safety and welfare of staff & supply chain
  • Actively engage in and support Delivering Excellence, inputting into the Delivering Excellence Project Plan and leading on each of the four cornerstones
  • Lead by example with CBAB
  • Ensure M&E snagging closed out & signed off by client, support aftercare team in closing out any M&E defects

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience of managing the design consultants and sub contractors at project level
  • Experience of working in the Education, Health and Defence sectors
  • The candidate is to have experience in this or a very similar role
  • The candidate will be ideally Bachelor Degree qualified or above
  • Holding the relevant Chartered membership of a Professional Institute, or working towards gaining membership
  • CSCS card will be required
  • Full Driving licence will be required for this role

In Return:
We offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges. We also offer a competitive salary and benefits package and we will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements.

With an ambitious strategy, we're poised for further growth and success, so if you're committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you.

About us:
We are one of the UK's leading housebuilding and construction groups. For 100 years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us and today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with approximately 5,500 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects. As a FTSE 250 listed UK business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers, employees, supply chain and communities we work in. Our involvement in some of the UK's most high profile and innovative projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression.

Construction Division:
As a major UK contractor our Construction Division has a diversified workload in the public, regulated and private sectors. The Division boasts a strong reputation for providing whole-life solutions, high standards of project delivery, and an ability to innovate. It predominately operates under either the Galliford Try or the Morrison Construction brands, and is organised into five key segments: Building, Infrastructure, Facilities Management, Investments and Integrated Solutions.

The Building Division works across commercial, residential, health and education markets, with a well-balanced spread of both public and private sector clients. Our extensive experience and expertise in building projects enables us to understand our clients' construction needs and deliver solutions that surpass their expectations.

Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community