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Senior Engineering Manager

Senior Engineering Manager - Client Direct - Oxford - Up to 85k    

Are you a Senior Engineering Manager living in the Oxford area?  

Do you have a proven track record within the technical building services industry?  

Are you fed up with the daily commute into London?  

If the answer is yes to the above, then please read on...   

One of the country's leading property management companies is currently looking to recruit a Senior Engineering Manager on a brand new development based in Oxford.   

The role will be working as part of their property team and will be responsible for identifying and delivering best practice, technical and operational solutions to site specific issues across the buildings.


The role will also involve the design, delivery & implementation of site specific improvement strategies in recognition of change management and also being responsible for energy management across the development.   

The main duties of the role are as follows:

  • Create technical specifications to ensure long life management of assets.
  • Control budgets and service delivery across the estate and buildings, establishing ‘value for money’ strategies for delivery technical services.
  • Preparation and Management of engineering service charge budgets.
  • Define the PPM regime for the plant across the estate.
  • Establish, implement, document, and maintain site specific operating procedures and systems which are tailored to the clients’ needs.
  • Implementation, management, and development of the logbooks planned maintenance system, ensuring information, plant history, drawings and technical information is accurate and up to date.
  • Develop and maintain the base building asset register.
  • Review and develop site-specific maintenance tasks.
  • Ensure drawing and O & M’s are updated to reflect any changes carried out to the installed systems.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain site-specific plant replacement
  • Manage service providers and monitor performance against SLAs and KPIs.
  • Provide technical support to the operational team.
  • Manage all asset lists within the Estate, ensuring any new assets introduced are adequately maintained.
  • Liaise with Permit Management to assist in the maintenance of the online e-permit system and reviewing of RAMS for works.
Applicants for the role must be able to meet the following criteria:
  • Engineering apprenticeship, C&G, HNC, HND or Engineering Degree within the electrical or mechanical field.
  • Previous experience working within the commercial building maintenance sector.
  • Strong understanding of energy management. 
  • Proven experience in the management of maintenance contracts and supervision of contractors.
  • Ability to work effectively with staff, tenants, service providers and contractors.
  • Excellent managerial and interpersonal skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of operating Microsoft Office applications and managing services to an agreed budget.
  • Good understanding of property management.
  • Excellent communications skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of legislative health & safety requirements.
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to respond to client/contract deadlines.