30+ days ago



We now have an excellent opportunity for a Hard FM Service Manager to join our NHS Maintenance team, which delivers a first-class responsive and planned maintenance and repairs service for Lymington Community Hospital in Hampshire. 

The Rydon Group operates throughout England, predominantly in London and the southern counties. Rydon Maintenance provides hard facilities management services to the NHS. We combine a personal touch with outstanding technical expertise to deliver award-winning, quality facilities for local communities with a commitment from people who are passionate about what they do.

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Lymington Community Hospital was built by Rydon Construction under a PFI contract and since service commencement in 2006, Rydon Maintenance provides Hard Facilities Management services at the hospital incorporating Planned Preventative and Reactive Maintenance. The hospital is across two and three storeys, with a 12,000m² floor area, incorporating operating theatres, endoscopy, imaging and audiology suites. The hospital has 99 bed spaces with a large proportion being single rooms, spread over rehabilitation, surgical, medical and birthing centre wards.

As Service Manager you will manage a small team of maintenance engineers, ensuring that jobs completed meet the desired quality and customer service standards. You will be responsible for reporting and client communications and will ensure the effective running of the responsive, planned and lifecycle maintenance programmes to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for staff and patients in a working/live hospital environment.

In addition, where in house service delivery is not possible, you will be responsible for ensuring best value is delivered by nominated sub-contractors ensuring that our operational performance is met in line with contractual SLAs and KPIs. You will work with the Regional Manager to deliver ongoing improvements and recommendations to the long term contract strategy to maximise productivity and quality whilst ensuring cost efficiencies are achieved. You will provide clients with the appropriate performance service delivery information through reports and you will carry out regular audits, managing all aspects of HSQ&E and Compliance. Utilising and investigating our CAFM system you will help to drive service delivery and performance across the site.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Supervisor or Service Manager to make a real difference and offers excellent opportunity for personal growth.

The preferred candidate will have previous experience at 'Service Manager' or experienced Supervisor level within a similar maintenance organisation. This experience will ideally have been gained supporting NHS clients however, candidates with good commercial experience that can be translated to the NHS will also be considered.

The successful candidate will have strong influencing, communication and relationship building skills and should be familiar and competent in managing and maintaining statutory compliance. You will have a knowledge of M&E building services maintenance and Health & Safety procedures in daily site operation.

Above all, you will have a keen customer service approach, strong interpersonal skills and good IT skills (Microsoft Office Packages such as Word, Outlook and Excel). If you have this experience, we'd strongly encourage you to apply. 

As a well established, progressive company we are committed to attracting and retaining individuals by offering an excellent benefits package that includes a wide range of core and voluntary benefits.

Rydon is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity in employment. Successful candidates will be selected solely on their ability to carry out the duties of the post.  

To apply online, please use the 'apply for this job link' at the top of this page.

Our application process is very straight forward allowing you to apply with a CV (from your Computer or Dropbox), LinkedIn, Facebook or Google+ and should take no more than a few short minutes. 

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Source: Rydon