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Building Services Contract Manager
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/26527
  • Published: Wed 31/08/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 15/01/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £35,411 - £38,296
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hove

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Building Services Contract Manager

Job introduction

We are looking for a Building Services Contract Manager:

To manage and supervise Mechanical & Electrical maintenance and minor project works under the direction of the Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance Manager. 

To ensure that M & E policies, procedures, services, and equipment, within all corporate council properties comply with all statutory Mechanical & Electrical legislation. 

About the role

Other duties:

To prioritise Health & Safety regulations, fire prevention and protection and building safety systems through robust maintenance and monitoring of both mechanical and electrical safety of building systems at all times, reporting any exceptions found to the Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance Manager. 

To manage and monitor all Mechanical & Electrical term planned maintenance contracts and reactive maintenance of all buildings’ Mechanical & Electrical plant, equipment and systems within numerous and varied designated operational buildings. 

To check and maximise the operating efficiency of installed plant and systems, ensure compliance with current related legislation and ensure an accurate asset list is maintained and recorded as well as the examination and assessment of suitable and robust maintenance records.  

Deal efficiently and swiftly with reactive mechanical and electrical issues occurring within corporate landlord operated council buildings while ensuring optimum customer service and satisfaction levels are achieved.

To manage larger projects for other council departments, under the direction of the Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance Manager in order to increase revenue for the Building Services department. 

Ensure best practice is adopted for all services, contracts and works undertaken.

Interview date: TBC

For an informal discussion, please contact Michael Bayton - Mechanical & Electrical Maintenance Manager on 01273292909 or

As part of your application, you will need to upload your CV and a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (CV guidance ( and Supporting statement guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (

Company information

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.