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Building Services Manager – Construction

Reference: 1735
Location: Cambridge
Sector: Building Services
Type: Permanent
Salary: £75-80k
Benefits: Excellent Benefits

The Job

The Company

This is a very established construction Group that has technical knowledge and expertise which allows them to undertake the most complex of Construction projects. This Main Contractor has a UK turnover in excess of £1 billion per annum and Regional offices around the UK. They have an excellent reputation for staff retention and satisfaction. They take every aspect of Construction to the highest level of quality which includes an already established Building Services management team offering support to all its staff.

The Role

Our client requires a senior Building Services Engineer Manager for a £100m Pharmaceutical construction project based in Cambridge - £40m Building Services. This role will initially operate from site and could relocate to their regional office.

The ideal candidate will have good Building Services (M&E) background working within laboratory environments. This role is very client facing, coordinating design requirements for issue/approval of information both before and after price and proposals are agreed. You will be able to put the correct contractual documentation in place

You will be a proactive and passionate professional with demonstrable knowledge within the Mechanical/Electrical and Construction industry. Results driven, our client wants a Building Services manager who is methodical and analytical, able to avoid/solve strategic day-to-day problems but also see the bigger picture.

* Front-end client liaison to confirm and adhere to the brief
* Take control of design teams and all other team representatives
* Reviewing designs & amend where appropriate
* Creating package documentation for tender and installation purposes
* Value engineer packages of works
* Manage the installation of Mechanical & Electrical services ensuring all works meet the design specifications and are completed within time/ budget
* attending meetings with client, sub-contractors, design engineers and architects
* updating progress reports and liaising with senior management on site developments
* Management of testing & inspection of M&E packages and handover to client.

Qualifications & Experience

* Engineering qualifications within a Building Services discipline
* Previous employment working with a Main Contractor
* Leading, negotiation, diplomacy, influencing & communication skills; all levels
* Commercial - understanding of contract documents
* Strong understanding of Laboratory and clean room environments

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a major, established Main Contractor business and ideal for a Building Services Engineer Manager who can see “the big picture” with regard to their career and business.