Transition Manager

Full Time
Job Sector:
Property / Lettings / Surveying
Swindon / Wiltshire
Salary description:
£50000 - £55000/ annum
Start Date:
Job Ref:

We are currently recruiting for a Transition Manager to be based at our client site at Porton Down, Salisbury.

Job purpose:

Supporting the Change Manager and working as part of the onsite EMCOR FM team. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in successfully transitioning a major scientific facility from its current construction state to operational capability and ongoing FM maintenance.

The role is based at Dstl Porton Down, but occasional visits to other Dstl sites, managed within the FM contract, may be required.

Responsibilities will include gaining a thorough understanding of the building services infrastructure being installed. This will facilitate required reviews of the project's draft Health & Safety file and Operation & Maintenance manuals. The aim being to transition these into a compliant maintenance strategy, which aligns with the SFG-20 maintenance standard and industry best practice.

Principal Accountabilities:

* To establish a good working relationship with the construction project team, to understand their programme of work and in particular to know when the commissioning of plant and equipment is taking place so that witnessing can be arranged

* When delegated, to act as the principal point of contact between the client project team and FM delivery

* To work with individual client Project Managers (PM) to identify and confirm the range and scope of handover documentation that will be needed to achieve completion

* To receive the draft handover documentation, specified for the works, from the Project Manager for review

* To liaise with the relevant FM Technical Managers and other key stakeholders, so that the handover information received can be reviewed to ensure it is satisfactory and suitable for acceptance

* To ensure that the as-built and as-installed drawings required for handover have been reviewed and agreed as suitable, ready for handover to the FM CAD office

* Assist with asset data reviews, when requested, the purpose being to ensure that the standard of asset data is of an acceptable level so that it can be uploaded to the Agility CAFM system

* To assist the Change Manager in organising key stakeholders in the FM team to witness the commissioning and testing of plant and equipment

* Also assist the Change Manager in distributing draft handover documentation for major projects, when received, so that it can be reviewed and commented on by the appropriate Technical Managers and other key stakeholders to meet agreed response dates

* Attend and/or lead meetings both internal and external to support collaborative completion of the projects, such as Integrated Completion Plan meetings.

* When required, agree with the relevant Site Manager the location of hard copies of the final versions of the handover documentation so that satisfactory storage is achieved

* When delegated, manage and report monthly on spend against budget of consultancy support and other relevant operational costs associated with the mobilisation of new buildings and facilities

* Carry out other tasks when requested that are within one's competence

Person Specification:

* Be able to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding and experience of managing M&E systems in a large facility is key

* Experience of working in a Critical building services environment

* Experience of working within a team constructing new major building projects with a large M&E services element

* Proactive and energetic approach to performing tasks

* Good interpersonal skills to enable effective working relationships to be developed

* An ability to deliver results, with a minimum of supervision, to meet agreed output dates

* Ability to find solutions to continually drive tasks forward.

* Detailed and methodical approach to performing tasks that are set

* Computer literate and able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel

* HNC/HND qualification, or equivalent and above, in a relevant M&E discipline will be necessary

* Ability to gain SC security clearance is essential

* Full UK driving licence


* 25 days annual leave

* Company pension scheme

* Flexible benefits available

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