Small Works Manager

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Edinburgh Technopole, UK
19 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Now recruiting for a Small Works Manager on a full time, permanent basis.

Contract: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Salary: Negotiable up to £35,000 depending on your experience (company car included)
Location: Either 35 Duchess Rd, Rutherglen, Glasgow G73 1AU or Saughton House, Edinburgh EH11 3XD

Our Client is one of the UK's largest Facilities Management companies, who are committed to delivering high quality services. Operating in and around the UK, we take care of our customers' people and buildings, by delivering the basics brilliantly and by deploying advanced technology. Due to strong business demands, our client is seeking a Small Works Manager, to join their growing and dynamic team.

* Knowledge of relevant procedures
* Level of customer Service
* Team Player
* Health and safety awareness and knowledge
* Communication

Main Duties

  • Develops, in conjunction with our client, the scope of the small works.
  • Ensures that all Small Works are delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality & regulative standards
  • Ensures the Small Works is effectively resourced and manages relationships with a wide range of groups
  • Identify and highlight any risks, ensure that these are eliminated at the first instance. If unable to eliminate, the risk should be mitigated and escalated within management and with our client.
  • Communicate effectively at all times with everyone affected by the Small Works, in particular the client.
  • Liaise daily with line manager.
  • Review all finances on small works to ensure that they are on track
  • Attend and takes notes of any meetings relevant to the Small Works, either on site or in offices.
  • Develop & maintain working programme & schedules
  • Managing all deliverable's in line with the Small Works plan.
  • Update the Work Instruction tracker, ensuring all comments are relevant and in line with client expectations
  • Recording and managing any issues and escalating where necessary.
  • Resolving cross-functional issues at small works level.
  • Managing small works scope and ensure changes are control.
  • Monitor & Report small works progress and performance.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the CDM regulations
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety and best practice


  • Electrical or joinery qualification or experience working in trade is desirable.
  • Previous project management experience is desirable
  • Experience using Maximo is an advantage however training will be provided.
  • Must have the attributes to represent our client with professionalism, integrity and honesty at all times.
  • Substantial experience of managing Small Works and the staff / operatives / sub-contractors working on it.
  • Pro-active good at planning ahead as far as possible as the project progresses, checking back to plans/programmes regularly
  • Strong sense of achievement; able to drive actions forward, expects good standards of work and able to overcome barriers/ solve problems.
  • Organised, good at time management and prioritisation of work
  • Reliable, punctual and responsible

If you are to be interested and keen to find out more, please apply online today. Deadline for this position is 12/07/2019.

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