Buildings Maintenance and Services Manager

  • Job Reference: 00000655-1
  • Date Posted: 6 March 2023
  • Recruiter: Royal Lyceum Theatre
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £32,000 to £37,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Plus pension and benefits
  • Sector: Senior Executive Positions, Other FM jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

 The Lyceum is looking for an experienced Buildings Maintenance and Services Manager to oversee general maintenance activities throughout the Theatre, our offices, rehearsal rooms and workshops. 

Job Description, Terms & Conditions

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: - Responsibility for the management of the maintenance and cleaning departments. Carrying out appraisals and identifying training needs to incorporate into future training budgets.
- Developing and implementing preventative planned maintenance (PPM) programmes, inspection and testing of heating, ventilation and air conditioning plant, life safety, security, fire and electrical systems in accordance with legislative requirements.
- Planning budgets for PPM; including obtaining estimates on equipment, labour, materials and other related costings.
- As the maintenance team main point of contact, maintaining an active dialogue regarding PPM and reactive maintenance throughout all departments of the organisation.
- Managing utility and maintenance contracts and renewals, ensuring value for money for the organisation.
- Liaising with and managing contractors on site.
- Completing and maintaining all required compliance and facilities based paperwork including asset register updates.
- BMS monitoring and programming.
- Managing access control system and security, completing training for keyholders.
- Act as Data Controller for managing CCTV.
- Completing weekly fire safety testing and system checks in accordance with legislative requirements.
- Ensuring that the management of waste is accomplished in a compliant and cost effective manner.
- Establishing Theatre licensing requirements and making arrangements for installations and safety systems.
- Monitoring and developing company health, safety, security and environmental policies, practices, measures and procedures.
- Observing, advising and reporting on compliance with current and new legislation to Senior Management, ensuring alignment with the strategic aims of the company.
- Assisting the Director of Estates and Facilities in establishing a strategic plan for the buildings.
- Reporting to the Director of Estates and Facilities on the requirements for PPM and assisting in the preparation of budgets.
- Main point of contact for any buildings or facilities related emergencies.
- To undertake any other tasks that may reasonably be required by the Director of Estates and Facilities.
PERSON SPECIFICATION: Essential: - A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a management role
- Excellent organisational and team management skills - IOSH qualification or similar
- Ability to work under own initiative, internal motivation, and a willingness to take on responsibilities beyond those explicitly defined
- Skilled in problem solving with the ability to work calmly under pressure
- Demonstrates proactive and clear communication skills
- Fully computer literate. Desirable:
- Experience in a Capital Works Project advantageous
- Previous experience working in a mechanical or electrical engineering role
- Active interest in the theatre HOW TO APPLY: Please apply below with the following information:
- An up-to-date CV highlighting relevant experience, not more than 2 sides of A4.
- Covering letter setting out how your skills and experience meet the person specification.
- Names and contact details of two referees.
Please note that if you don’t feel you fit the essential criteria of the role but would still like to apply, we encourage you to do so with further information about why you’re a great fit. If you would like to apply through an alternative means, such as video or audio file, you’re welcome to do so. To discuss the roles and interview process further, please contact us.