Hard Services Manager

  • Job Reference: 5202
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2024
  • Recruiter: 300 North
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire, England
  • Salary: £55,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: pension,holidays
  • Sector: Public Sector, Technical & Engineering, Facilities / Estates Management, Other FM jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

  • Hard Services Manager
  • Swindon
  • £55,000 p/a

We are currently recruiting for a Hard Services Manager to look after a team of engineers completing ppm and reactive maintenance across 7 local sites in the SN2 area. Managing 5 staff, you will look after the team to make sure they hit all SLA and KPI targets across the sites, providing support and technical guidance as required.

The sites are educational facilities, and the contract covers planned and reactive maintenance as well as lifecycle, variation and defect works on the M+E assets of the building. These are PFI/LIFT contracts so experience in this field and advantageous but not essential.

This role would suit someone with a go-getting attitude to come in and run the team, taking action and getting results.

The role:

  • Managing a team of mechanical and electrical maintenance engineers
  • Ensuring the PPM and reactive maintenance of the 7 local sites is completed in line with KPI's
  • Deliver lifecycle and planned project works across the roles
  • Ensuring technical and statutory compliance across the contract and assets
  • Conducting site audits and risk assessments as required (SHEQ)
  • Completing the works within budget
  • Managing external subcontractors as required
  • Working with customer to make sure they're pleased with the service and a strong relationship is forged.


In exchange for your work and expertise the following benefits are included in the role:

  • 25 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday (ability to buy and sell annual leave also)
  • 6% contributory pension
  • 45p per mile for mileage
  • Bonus scheme
  • Good opportunity for promotion
  • Life insurance
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

Please note as the sites are in the same postcode there is no vehicle or vehicle allowance with this role.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate for the role will have the following skills and experience:

  • Come from a hands-on maintenance background - mechanical or electrical
  • Have experience managing engineers
  • Experience managing PPM and Reactive maintenance in line with a budget
  • PFI experience is desirable (not essential)
  • Schools/Education environment experience is desirable
  • Must be willing to undergo a DBS check and must hold a UK driving license.