Area Facilities Manager (Scotland)

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Glasgow
Full Time - Permanent
£45,000

Virtual FM Limited is a national specialist facilities services provider. Virtual FM has ambitious future growth plans to become the service provider of choice in the FM sector. Offering first class FM services to our clients, with a flexible approach. The role of the Area Facilities Manager is to support our regional client portfolio in Scotland. The role will manage our service delivery teams, delivery of exceptional standards and lead our client account management for the regional portfolio. This role offers full autonomy in shaping how we continue to deliver first class facilities management and measure compliance within the Virtual Services Group. The role offers a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and client focused Senior FM or Area FM to further develop their career.

Key Duties & Responsibilities 

Lead and manage hard and soft services delivery, regional service teams and key account management with clients.  Auditing our client properties and services to ensure our service standards are exceptional at all times.

Own and manage the agreed regional budgets and monthly forecasting.

Oversee our quote and job management/WIP for all regional works.

Oversee an effective customer account management process ensuring scheduled reviews including resolution of issues; KPI / service level analysis; additional revenue opportunities outside core service offering; financial management (e.g. credit control issues) and planned promotional activities

Develop strong relations with supply chain service partners and conduct periodic appraisals.

Relevant senior experience working in a commercial & operational role within an FM service provider is mandatory.

Customer relationship management experience including building trust, respect and a close working relationship.

Experience within a TFM contract and facilities management environment mandatory.

Personal Skills, Qualities & Attributes  

A team player that lives and breathes our culture and values.

At least 5 years as Senior FM or Area Facilities Manager in either large SME’s or FTSE 250 companies

A track record of growing service delivery regionally.

Excellent IT skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office packages

An advantage to have FM systems experience (e.g., SIMPRO or CONNECT)

Ability to prioritise and be task driven and focused

A strong influential leader with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

Resilient under pressure.

Enjoys travelling.

How to apply

Please email your CV to James Brooks, Virtual HR Manager at james@virtualfm.co.uk

National Technical & Compliance Manager

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Flexible on UK Location
Full Time - Permanent
£55,000-£60,000 OTE, Company Car, Private Health Care & Benefits

Virtual FM Limited is a national specialist facilities services provider. Virtual FM has ambitious future growth plans to become the service provider of choice in the FM sector. Offering first class FM services to our clients, with a flexible approach. The role of the National Technical & Compliance Manager is to head up our national engineering personnel, overseeing the planning of maintenance and reactive works across our client properties, ensuring statutory/technical compliance is being delivered and reviewing our technical and compliance processes.

Key Duties & Responsibilities 

Duties will include:

Responsible for the review and updating of all technical compliance to ensure regulatory & legislative compliance.

Technical Policies & Procedures

Management Work Instructions & SFG20 CAFM Integration

Auditing of Technical Services across Client Properties

Ensure technical compliance competency levels are maintained

Strategic Account Management of selected specialist sub-contractors

Provision of Technical Support to our National FM team

Personal Skills, Qualities & Attributes  

A team player that lives and breathes our culture and values.

At least 5 years experience in a similar Technical & Compliance Manager in either large SME’s or FTSE 250 companies

Excellent IT skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office packages

An advantage to have FM systems experience (e.g., SIMPRO or CONNECT)

Ability to prioritise and be task driven and focused

A strong influential leader with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

Resilient under pressure.

Enjoys travelling.

How to apply

Apply to Grant Currie, Managing Director at Virtual FM – info@virtualfm.co.uk

Area Facilities Manager (Manchester/Leeds)

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Manchester/Leeds
Full Time - Permanent
£45,000

Virtual FM Limited is a national specialist facilities services provider. Virtual FM has ambitious future growth plans to become the service provider of choice in the FM sector. Offering first class FM services to our clients, with a flexible approach. The role of the Area Facilities Manager is to head up our regional property portfolio in the North of England. The role will manage our service delivery teams, delivery of exceptional standards and lead our client account management for the regional portfolio. This role offers full autonomy in shaping how we continue to deliver first class facilities management and measure compliance within the Virtual Services Group. The role offers a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and client focused Senior FM or Area FM to further develop their career.

Key Duties & Responsibilities 

Lead and manage hard and soft services delivery, regional service teams and key account management with clients.  Auditing our client properties and services to ensure our service standards are exceptional at all times.

Own and manage the agreed regional budgets and monthly forecasting.

Oversee our quote and job management/WIP for all regional works.

Oversee an effective customer account management process ensuring scheduled reviews including resolution of issues; KPI / service level analysis; additional revenue opportunities outside core service offering; financial management (e.g., credit control issues) and planned promotional activities

Develop strong relations with supply chain service partners and conduct periodic appraisals.

Relevant senior experience working in a commercial & operational role within an FM service provider is mandatory.

Customer relationship management experience including building trust, respect and a close working relationship.

Experience within a TFM contract and facilities management environment mandatory.

Personal Skills, Qualities & Attributes  

A team player that lives and breathes our culture and values.

At least 5 years as Senior FM or Area Facilities Manager in either large SME’s or FTSE 250 companies

A track record of growing service delivery regionally.

Excellent IT skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office packages

An advantage to have FM systems experience (e.g., SIMPRO or CONNECT)

Ability to prioritise and be task driven and focused

A strong influential leader with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

Resilient under pressure.

Enjoys travelling.

How to apply

Contact James Brooks, Virtual FM HR Manager at james@virtualfm.co.uk

Area Facilities Manager (Home Counties)

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Home Counties
Full Time - Permanent
£45,000

Virtual FM Limited is a national specialist facilities services provider. Virtual FM has ambitious future growth plans to become the service provider of choice in the FM sector. Offering first class FM services to our clients, with a flexible approach. The role of the Area Facilities Manager is to head up our regional property portfolio in the South of England. The role will manage our service delivery teams, delivery of exceptional standards and lead our client account management for the regional portfolio. This role offers full autonomy in shaping how we continue to deliver first class facilities management and measure compliance within the Virtual Services Group. The role offers a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and client focused Senior FM or Area FM to further develop their career.

Key Duties & Responsibilities 

Lead and manage hard and soft services delivery, regional service teams and key account management with clients.  Auditing our client properties and services to ensure our service standards are exceptional at all times.

Own and manage the agreed regional budgets and monthly forecasting.

Oversee our quote and job management/WIP for all regional works.

Oversee an effective customer account management process ensuring scheduled reviews including resolution of issues; KPI / service level analysis; additional revenue opportunities outside core service offering; financial management (e.g., credit control issues) and planned promotional activities

Develop strong relations with supply chain service partners and conduct periodic appraisals.

Relevant senior experience working in a commercial & operational role within an FM service provider is mandatory.

Customer relationship management experience including building trust, respect and a close working relationship.

Experience within a TFM contract and facilities management environment mandatory.

Personal Skills, Qualities & Attributes  

A team player that lives and breathes our culture and values.

At least 5 years as Senior FM or Area Facilities Manager in either large SME’s or FTSE 250 companies

A track record of growing service delivery regionally.

Excellent IT skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office packages

An advantage to have FM systems experience (e.g., SIMPRO or CONNECT)

Ability to prioritise and be task driven and focused

A strong influential leader with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

Resilient under pressure.

Enjoys travelling.

How to apply

Contact James Brooks, Virtual FM HR Manager at james@virtualfm.co.uk

Regional Operations Manager (South of England)

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Home Counties
Full Time - Permanent
£50,000 to £55,000 OTE

Virtual FM Limited is a national specialist facilities services provider. Virtual FM has ambitious future growth plans to become the FM company of choice in the FM sector. Offering exceptional FM services to our clients, with a flexible approach. The role of the Regional Operations Manager is to head up the overall client property portfolio in the South of England.  The role will join our senior management team and be responsible for exceptional service delivery and client account management.  The role will directly oversee our Area Facilities Management team, technical support and ensuring building services compliance. This role offers the ability to develop and lead our regional operations in the south of the UK, full autonomy in shaping how we continue to deliver first-class facilities management and measure compliance within the Virtual Services Group. The role offers a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and client focused Senior FM or Area FM to further develop their career.

Key Duties & Responsibilities 

Lead and manage building services delivery and key account management with clients.  Auditing our client properties and services to ensure our service standards are exceeded.

Take direct responsibility for the output, development and motivation of the regional FM management and services team

Lead and execute the vision and strategy for growth.  Ensuring direct reports / team members achieve budgeted sales and profit targets as defined within the budget

Develop / own the agreed regional budgets and forecasts.

Identify opportunities to drive self-delivery options or periodic tenders with our service partners to drive quality and margin growth within existing customer contracts on a regional basis.

Oversee an effective customer account management process ensuring scheduled reviews include resolution of issues; KPI / service level analysis; additional revenue opportunities outside core service offering; financial management (e.g., credit control issues) and planned promotional activities

Be the Business Unit technical lead.

Develop strong relations with supply and service partners that the business will seek to sub-contract or outsource services to.

Relevant senior experience working in a commercial & operational role within a FM service provider is mandatory.

Customer relationship management experience including building trust, respect and a close working relationship.

Experience within a TFM contract and facilities management environment mandatory.

A high level of financial and commercial acumen with the experience of working with / developing costing and pricing models

Analytical and the experience of presenting to and interpreting key information for Board level management.

Internal and external Stakeholder Management experience.

Personal Skills, Qualities & Attributes  

A team player that lives and breathes our culture and values.

At least 5 years as Senior FM, Area Facilities Manager or Technical lead and experience in either large SME’s or FTSE 250 companies

A track record of growing FM business service delivery regionally.

Strong influencer who is credible and can persuade and influence at Board Level

Excellent IT skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office packages

An advantage to have FM systems experience (e.g., SIMPRO or CONNECT)

Ability to prioritise and be task driven and focused

A strong influential leader with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

Resilient under pressure.

Enjoys travelling.

How to apply

Contact James Brooks, Virtual FM HR Manager at james@virtualfm.co.uk

Fire Testing and Electrical Compliance Officers (Various Locations)

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Various locations across our portfolio (North and South)
Flexible and on demand
Competitive Salary Based on Experience and Benefits

This job description sets out the key responsibilities and duties for the role of Electrical Safety and Fire Testing. The duties and responsibilities are meant to provide guidance as to the nature and scope of the role. They are however not meant to be prescriptive. Additional extra or supplemental duties may be required to facilitate the needs of the business or assist during busy periods. This job description will be reviewed on an annual basis to establish whether the nature of the role has changed and the extent of that change (if any).

As Electrical Safety and Fire Testing you will conduct weekly electrical and fire testing as part of our Facilities Management service to clients. You will be conducting general electrical and fire safety testing on a broad portfolio of commercial property and buildings within a designated geographical area.

Key areas of responsibility:

• Ensure that all fire and safety equipment within the company is in working order and tested in accordance with our planned maintenance schedules.
• Compile reports on any faults relating to the fire alarm system
• Weekly testing of the fire alarms and visual inspections of the fire extinguishers in all venues
• Conduct regular fire safety checks of the venues/accommodation units and complete monthly reports
• Enforce safety codes and regulations within the business ensuring the best practice is shared with the team
• Carry out training where needed to enlighten team on general fire safety/panel and electrical testing
• Address and investigate any violations of safety codes within the business which breach fire safety
• Work in conjunction with external contractors to ensure the resort complies with fire regulations
• Liaising with the Fire Brigade and Authorities involved in fire safety
• Monitoring and mitigation of unwanted fire alarm activations
• Advising on fire issues relating to building structure and fabric, services, alterations and maintenance
• Ensuring any points raised on the fire risk assessment are resolved
• Ensuring that each venue/department has a minimum of one fire drill per year

The successful applicant will require:
• A good standard of IT literacy, attention to detail, communication and negotiation skills, ability to work as a team player and make decisions acting on your own initiative
• Ability to organise and prioritise workloads and manage projects
• Have the ability and flexibility to work under instruction on any health and safety projects which will include weekend work attention to detail and the ability to complete paperwork, organise and prioritise a demanding workload and work well under pressure
• Always behave professionally, holding the integrity of the department at the forefront of your mind when dealing with confidential or sensitive information
• Be self-motivated with a pro-active, problem solving approach to your work
• Experience of testing multiple building fire systems
• Candidates with experience in functional testing of emergency lighting systems and testing of water temperatures are preferred

Mobile Cleaning Team Leader (Manchester / M62)

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Manchester, M62
Full Time, Permanent
Competitive Salary Based on Experience and Benefits

This job description sets out the key responsibilities and duties for the role of Mobile Cleaning Supervisor. The duties and responsibilities are meant to provide guidance as to the nature and scope of the role. They are however not meant to be prescriptive. Additional extra or supplemental duties may be required to facilitate the needs of the business or assist during busy periods. This job description will be reviewed on an annual basis to establish whether the nature of the role has changed and the extent of that change (if any).
An experienced cleaning supervisor to effectively supervise the cleaning operation to the satisfaction of the company and client via direction from your Line Manager.
To facilitate the delivery of the service is in accordance with client specification and that all activities are undertaken in a safe manner in compliance with Excellent services policies and legislation.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
• To take responsibility for the supervision and organization of the cleaning contract.
• To ensure that all necessary resources, materials and machines are checked for safety and area available for cleaning shifts.
• To ensure that all cleaning cupboards are maintained in a tidy and orderly fashion with all relevant posters/information displayed.
• To take responsibility and accountability for the team’s health and safety performance.
• To communicate effectively with your Line Manager & cleaning staff on a daily basis.
• To select, recruit and vet employees in alignment with Company Terms & Conditions and Policy and be accountable for their induction.
• To instruct employees in relevant health and safety rules, make records of this instruction and enforce all health and safety rules and procedures and safe systems of work.
• To enforce personal protective equipment requirements, make spot checks to determine that protective equipment is being used and periodically appraise condition of equipment.
• Record any infringements of the personal protective equipment policy.
• To be accountable for the development and ongoing training of operatives by identifying training needs and utilising resources provided by the company to progress their skills and knowledge eg Tool Box Talks, Site Packs.
• Ensure staff retention and encourage motivation and team spirit whilst developing team members to meet succession planning needs.
• If Time Attendance system is operating on site ensure that all operatives are using it properly and all updated staff information/queries are directed to head office.
• To be accountable and respond to all relevant help desk issues/corrective actions appropriately within the designated time scales.
• To manage the company site pack to ensure it contains all the relevant and up to date company documentation and ensure that all operatives have a full understanding of the site pack and in particular the relevant COSHH and RAMS for the actual tasks that they carry out.
• To ensure compliance with the company’s grievance and disciplinary policies and procedures by strictly adhering to and acting upon within authority and that no action is initiated unless authorised by your line manager/HR Manager.
• To ensure that any relevant payroll documentation is prepared and submitted in line with designated deadlines.
• To manage the day to day aspects of all relevant services on site such as waste, feminine hygiene, window cleaning, pest control and others where applicable.
• To ensure that any accidents/incidents/near misses are reported in accordance with company policy
• To ensure that any faulty broken machinery is reported in accordance with company procedure.
• To conduct Tool Box Talk training sessions to all staff
• To build on site client relationships and be aware of any potential or existing client dissatisfaction or circumstances and ensure that these are escalated to your Line Manager.
• To attend training courses as requested and update own personal skills and knowledge in areas of business, cleaning industry advancement and in particular health & safety.
• To recognise any potential for growth within the contract and communicate to your Line Manager.
Personal Skills, Qualities & Attributes
• Cleaning experience
• A team player who is punctual and reliable
• Supervisory experience and excellent ability to supervise a team
• People management skills
• Effective communicator and able to work under pressure
Hours for a Cleaning Supervisor
• Attendance hours will be agreed but routinely an 8am to 5pm day needs to be covered.
• There is an expectation to manage work hours to include regular but random site attendance at weekends and for evening shifts

General Maintenance Engineer (R3 West)

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South Wales / Cardiff
Full Time, Permanent
Competitive Salary Based on Experience and Benefits

This job description sets out the key responsibilities and duties for the role of General Maintenance Fabric Engineer. The duties and responsibilities are meant to provide guidance as to the nature and scope of the role. They are however not meant to be prescriptive. Additional extra or supplemental duties may be required to facilitate the needs of the business or assist during busy periods. This job description will be reviewed on an annual basis to establish whether the nature of the role has changed and the extent of that change (if any).

To carry out a wide range of routine planned preventative maintenance tasks as directed, and reactive fabric repairs to a portfolio of commercial, industrial and retail properties throughout our R3 West region (South Wales / Cardiff). The role will seek to ensure all client properties are safe, compliant, operational and maintenance or repairs are successfully completed to the upmost quality, standards and competence.

Virtual FM prides itself in responding to all client requests with a reliable and quick response. We also pride ourselves on the quality of our engineers, our professional advice, our M&E engineering experience, our safety culture and the quality of service we deliver. Our engineers always play an integral part interacting with our clients and remain
ambassadors in upholding the values of our company and brand.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
• Lighting, fire door/exits, lifts, extinguisher checks, plumbing, leak checks).
• Opening and closing properties on client request.
• Monthly emergency lighting function tests.
• Monthly water temperature checks.
• Quarterly Showerhead disinfection.
• Plumbing response to leaks, blockages and non-operational fittings.
• Painting and decorating across selected properties as directed.
• Door, window, gate and lock repairs
• Floor repairs (carpet tiles, hard wood flooring, laminated or lino safety flooring.
• Relamping of lights within communal areas of each property. ·
• PAT testing in communal areas of client properties. · General joinery repairs. ·
• Minor grounds/civil works in access roads and car parks, slabs levelling etc.
• Power washing external areas on site. ·
• Assisting other engineers on planned maintenance, reactive and installation tasks.
• Any other duties reasonably requested or required.
Personal Skills, Qualities & Attributes:
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in a mobile maintenance role.
• Minimum 3 years’ experience from a joinery/fit out role or plumbing services.
• Working at height training (ladders/step ladders)
• IPAF & PASMA Training
• Legionella Level 2 Training
• Asbestos Awareness Training
• COSHH Training
• IOSH Managing Safety
• Clean Driving License
• Strong Interpersonal Skills
• Excelllent IT skills and ability to use FM software (e.g. SIMPRO, Connect)
• Strong communicator (oral and written)
• Team player and ability to prioritise workloads effectively

Multi-Skilled Engineer (R3 West)

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South Wales / Cardiff
Full Time, Permanent
Competitive Salary Based on Experience and Benefits

This job description sets out the key responsibilities and duties for the role of Multi-Skilled Engineer. The duties and responsibilities are meant to provide guidance as to the nature and scope of the role. They are however not meant to be prescriptive. Additional extra or supplemental duties may be required to facilitate the needs of the business or assist during busy periods. This job description will be reviewed on an annual basis to establish whether the nature of the role has changed and the extent of that change (if any).
To carry out a wide range of routine M&E planned preventative maintenance tasks as directed, and reactive repairs to a portfolio of commercial, industrial and retail properties throughout our client’s property portfolio in our South Wales / Cardiff Region. The role involves a significant amount of travel time. To ensure all client properties are safe, compliant, operational and maintenance or repairs are successfully completed to the upmost quality, standards and competence.
Virtual FM prides itself in responding to all client requests with a reliable and quick response. We also pride ourselves on the quality of our engineers, our professional advice, our M&E engineering experience, our safety culture and the quality of service we deliver. Our engineers always play an integral part interacting with our clients and remain ambassadors in upholding the values of our company and brand.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
• Heating Maintenance & repairs (boilers maintenance, heating pumps, pressurization system, calorifiers, leak testing & controls equipment).
• AC & Ventilation maintenance & repairs (split AC systems, Chillers, Chilled water pumps, pressurization systems, de-humidifiers & controls equipment).
• Monthly electrical inspections & repairs.
• Portable Appliance Testing.
• Fire alarm weekly testing throughout selected properties.
• Monthly emergency lighting function tests.
• Monthly water temperature checks.
• Quarterly Showerhead disinfection.
• Plumbing response to leaks, blockages and non-operational fittings.
• Re-lamping of lights within communal areas of each property.
• Assisting other engineers on planned maintenance, reactive and installation tasks.
• Any other duties reasonably requested or required for the role.
Personal Skills, Qualities & Attributes:
• ACS Commercial Gas (mandatory)/Gas safe registered.
• ACS Domestic Gas (preferred)
• FGAS Cat 1
• 18th Edition Electrical
• Minimum 3 year’s experience in a mobile maintenance role.
• Minimum 3 year’s experience in a multi skilled role handling commercial gas, electrical and FGAS related maintenance.
• Working at height training (ladders/step ladders)
• IPAF & PASMA Training
• Legionella Level 2 Training
• Asbestos Awareness Training
• COSHH Training
• IOSH Managing Safety
• Clean Driving License
• Familiar with FM IT packages such as SIMPRO CONNECT
• Strong Interpersonal Skills and a Team Player
• Excellent IT skills, time recording and management
• Strong communicator (oral and written)
• Commitment to own self-development and exceeding client expectations

Multi-Skilled Engineer (R3 East)

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Aylesbury/Norwich/Ipswich/Felixstowe
Full Time, Permanent
Competitive Salary Based on Experience and Benefits

This job description sets out the key responsibilities and duties for the role of Multi-Skilled Engineer. The duties and responsibilities are meant to provide guidance as to the nature and scope of the role. They are however not meant to be prescriptive. Additional extra or supplemental duties may be required to facilitate the needs of the business or assist during busy periods. This job description will be reviewed on an annual basis to establish whether the nature of the role has changed and the extent of that change (if any).
To carry out a wide range of routine M&E planned preventative maintenance tasks as directed, and reactive repairs to a portfolio of commercial, industrial and retail properties throughout our client’s property portfolio in our South East Region. Geographically this will cover Aylesbury, Norwich, Ipswich and Felixstowe. The role involves a significant amount of travel time. To ensure all client properties are safe, compliant, operational and maintenance or repairs are successfully completed to the upmost quality, standards and competence.
Virtual FM prides itself in responding to all client requests with a reliable and quick response. We also pride ourselves on the quality of our engineers, our professional advice, our M&E engineering experience, our safety culture and the quality of service we deliver. Our engineers always play an integral part interacting with our clients and remain ambassadors in upholding the values of our company and brand.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
• Heating Maintenance & repairs (boilers maintenance, heating pumps, pressurization system, calorifiers, leak testing & controls equipment).
• AC & Ventilation maintenance & repairs (split AC systems, Chillers, Chilled water pumps, pressurization systems, de-humidifiers & controls equipment).
• Monthly electrical inspections & repairs.
• Portable Appliance Testing.
• Fire alarm weekly testing throughout selected properties.
• Monthly emergency lighting function tests.
• Monthly water temperature checks.
• Quarterly Showerhead disinfection.
• Plumbing response to leaks, blockages and non-operational fittings.
• Re-lamping of lights within communal areas of each property.
• Assisting other engineers on planned maintenance, reactive and installation tasks.
• Any other duties reasonably requested or required for the role.
Personal Skills, Qualities & Attributes:
• ACS Commercial Gas (mandatory)/Gas safe registered.
• ACS Domestic Gas (preferred)
• FGAS Cat 1
• 18th Edition Electrical
• Minimum 3 year’s experience in a mobile maintenance role.
• Minimum 3 year’s experience in a multi skilled role handling commercial gas, electrical and FGAS related maintenance.
• Working at height training (ladders/step ladders)
• IPAF & PASMA Training
• Legionella Level 2 Training
• Asbestos Awareness Training
• COSHH Training
• IOSH Managing Safety
• Clean Driving License
• Familiar with FM IT packages such as SIMPRO CONNECT
• Strong Interpersonal Skills and a Team Player
• Excellent IT skills, time recording and management
• Strong communicator (oral and written)
• Commitment to own self-development and exceeding client expectations

Multi-Skilled Engineer (R2 South)

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East Midlands / Peterborough
Full Time, Permanent
Competitive Salary Based on Experience and Benefits

This job description sets out the key responsibilities and duties for the role of Multi-Skilled Engineer. The duties and responsibilities are meant to provide guidance as to the nature and scope of the role. They are however not meant to be prescriptive. Additional extra or supplemental duties may be required to facilitate the needs of the business or assist during busy periods. This job description will be reviewed on an annual basis to establish whether the nature of the role has changed and the extent of that change (if any).
To carry out a wide range of routine M&E planned preventative maintenance tasks as directed, and reactive repairs to a portfolio of commercial, industrial and retail properties throughout our client’s property portfolio in our R2 East Midlands and Peterborough Region. The role involves a significant amount of travel time. To ensure all client properties are safe, compliant, operational and maintenance or repairs are successfully completed to the upmost quality, standards and competence.
Virtual FM prides itself in responding to all client requests with a reliable and quick response. We also pride ourselves on the quality of our engineers, our professional advice, our M&E engineering experience, our safety culture and the quality of service we deliver. Our engineers always play an integral part interacting with our clients and remain ambassadors in upholding the values of our company and brand.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
• Heating Maintenance & repairs (boilers maintenance, heating pumps, pressurization system, calorifiers, leak testing & controls equipment).
• AC & Ventilation maintenance & repairs (split AC systems, Chillers, Chilled water pumps, pressurization systems, de-humidifiers & controls equipment).
• Monthly electrical inspections & repairs.
• Portable Appliance Testing.
• Fire alarm weekly testing throughout selected properties.
• Monthly emergency lighting function tests.
• Monthly water temperature checks.
• Quarterly Showerhead disinfection.
• Plumbing response to leaks, blockages and non-operational fittings.
• Re-lamping of lights within communal areas of each property.
• Assisting other engineers on planned maintenance, reactive and installation tasks.
• Any other duties reasonably requested or required for the role.
Personal Skills, Qualities & Attributes:
• ACS Commercial Gas (mandatory)/Gas safe registered.
• ACS Domestic Gas (preferred)
• FGAS Cat 1
• 18th Edition Electrical
• Minimum 3 year’s experience in a mobile maintenance role.
• Minimum 3 year’s experience in a multi skilled role handling commercial gas, electrical and FGAS related maintenance.
• Working at height training (ladders/step ladders)
• IPAF & PASMA Training
• Legionella Level 2 Training
• Asbestos Awareness Training
• COSHH Training
• IOSH Managing Safety
• Clean Driving License
• Familiar with FM IT packages such as SIMPRO CONNECT
• Strong Interpersonal Skills and a Team Player
• Excellent IT skills, time recording and management
• Strong communicator (oral and written)
• Commitment to own self-development and exceeding client expectations

Projects Manager (National Role)

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Flexible
Full Time - Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm
Competitive Salary Based on Experience + Benefits

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with suppliers, sub-contractors, architects, clients, consultants and engineers
  • Building project tenders.
  • Managing project budget management and reporting.
  • Project management and delivery of industrial, commercial, education, health and leisure projects across entire FM estate
  • Project Manage all aspects of refurbishment projects and fit outs between £100k-£1m
  • Managing the Site Foreman or Site Manager depending on project size
  • Run multiple projects across in a national scale (UK wide) with the opportunity to build and lead a successful Projects Division.
  • Meet CDM Regulation requirements.
  • Work with all forms of JCT contracts, plus some NEC depending on project
  • Experience as a construction project manager, contracts manager or similar
  • Public sector project manager experience in healthcare and education (desirable)
  • Experience working on refurbishment projects up to circa £1m

Personal Skills, Qualities & Attributes:

  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Proven track record of project delivery across industrial, commercial or retail portfolios.
  • Detailed knowledge & experience of the Construction Design Management (CDM) Regulations.
  • Successful experience in building project tenders and live project budget management.
  • Excellent understanding of HSE requirements and ideally trained to NEBOSH National Certificate Level, or higher.
  • Graduate in building engineering or construction management and certified in Construction Project Management, or equivalent
  • PRINCE 2 qualified & experienced.
  • Member of the Association for Project Management or equivalent.
  • Able to work effectively in a team and multi-manage tasks
  • Previous experience in a client facing role
  • Ability to cope with ambiguity and change
  • Self-motivator and methodological.
  • Results/ task orientated attention to detail and accuracy
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills
  • Confident & polite manner
  • Excellent Customer care
  • Ability to travel and a Full UK/EU driving licence essential
How to apply

Send your CV and a covering letter to Grant Currie, Managing Director at grant@virtualfm.co.uk.

Applications close at 12pm on Friday 5th March 2021.

Can’t see a position for you?

We’re always happy to receive speculative applications from qualified people who are good at what they do. If you’d like to work with us, feel free to drop us an email with your CV and a cover note to debbie@virtualfm.co.uk.

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