Technical Facilities Manager

Location
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary
£53,500 + substantial pension and benefits
Posted
07 May 2021
Closes
04 Jun 2021
Ref
116951
Sector
Defence
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Join the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and have a future that matters: Be proud; Be challenged; Be unique

The Challenge

DIO’s Regional Delivery United States Visiting Forces team are expanding and undergoing a large recruitment drive, and we want you!

This is an exciting time to join our diverse, unique and motivated team where we are seeking likeminded and talented individuals. Our roles provide a great sense of achievement and enrichment, by supporting accomplishing our teams’ outputs and goals based at various United States Air Force (USAF) bases.

No two days are the same as we support the United States Visiting Forces (USVF) in the UK. Our outputs include the delivery of works; developing and implementing DIO/US Civil Engineering joint policy and procedures and undertaking Estate Stewardship on behalf of the Secretary of State to ensure the estate is Safe and Legally compliant.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented Technical Team Lead to become specialised in the Facility Management and project construction arena. The Technical Team Lead will be situated at RAF Wyton. The successful applicant will provide leadership and direction to their team to deliver outputs with minimal supervision and direction and we are therefore seeking a highly motivated individual, who is an experienced team leader with a passion to achieve results.

Job Description

Leadership and Management

  • Undertake works collaboratively with the other Area Managers and wider DIO team 
  • Provide direction to the Area team in order to deliver DIO outputs 
  • Provide leadership for the team/ function with minimal supervision and direction 

Stakeholder Management  

  • Responsible for development of stakeholder management and analysis activities for major team/functions, in particular DIO Service Manager, Area Managers and Heads of Establishment     
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining engagement with major function/team stakeholders relevant to the area of business in support of DIO delivery 

Programme Management

  • Responsible for successful Programme Management across area of responsibility including managing complex issues and dependences through skilled stakeholder engagement 
  • Manage resources and plans such that team/function can efficiently deliver required outputs 

Performance Reporting and Assurance Support

  • Support Assurance team with technical advice and assistance as required

Budget/Financial Management 

  • Responsible for staying within own delegated budget and support of the finance function 

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Benefits 

We enable our people to work at the right place, with the right people, at the right time.

We believe that if we look after our people they will be passionate about delivering great things for our customers. 

We understand the importance of life outside of work and our industry leading flexible working practices, digital technology and modern workspaces will give you the opportunity to enjoy a healthy work-life balance. 

Some of the many benefits you will receive:

  • Highly competitive Pension Scheme  
  • Flexi-time scheme
  • Alternative working practices such as working from home
  • 25 days annual leave rising (1 day per year) to 30 days upon completion of 5 years’ service
  • Ability to roll over up to 10 days annual leave per year
  • In addition to 8 public holidays per year you will also receive leave for HM The Queen’s birthday
  • Minimum of 15 Days Special Leave in a rolling 12-month period to for volunteer military or emergency service reserve commitments
  • Special Paid Leave for volunteering up to 6 days a year
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support your wellbeing
  • Most sites have good travel links with free car parking; many also have other facilities such as a Sports & Social Club, Gym and / or site shops
  • Learning & Development
  • Professional and Personal Development of skills
  • Access to thousands of training courses through Civil Service Learning, some free or paid by DIO
  • Ability to obtain industry recognised qualifications supported by DIO

For further information regarding this vacancy please contact:

Contact Name: Mark Keen

Telephone: 07929 763254

Email: mark.keen@105@mod.gov.uk

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Closing date: Apply before 11:55 pm on Thursday 20th May 2021

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