Head of Building Services

  • Manchester Life Manangement
  • £30,000 – £40,000
Company: Manchester Life Manangement
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Manchester
Contact Name: Jennifer Bendik
Telephone: 0161 234 1712

This role presents an exciting opportunity to join a brand new company and a team who are passionate about property and Manchester.

Manchester Life’s vision is to set a new benchmark for residential property development in Manchester that will drive the sympathetic redevelopment of Ancoats and New Islington into vibrant sustainable communities.

Our ambition is to inspire people with beautiful, high quality spacious homes, with superb on-site amenities including a residents gym, communal club rooms, private outdoor spaces, private secure car parking and bicycle storage.

Between 2017 and 2019, Manchester Life will open 860 homes for rent across four sites in Ancoats and New Islington.

The role

Reporting to the managing director, the Head of Building Services will oversee the handover and commissioning of our portfolio, establish and be responsible for operating a building services regime to ensure compliance with all relevant legislation.

By providing effective leadership and management of the back of house team across all four sites, you will ensure the delivery of an exceptional level of customer service, safety and satisfaction.

Additionally you will manage risk assessments to ensure that all building services procedures and activities are designed to safeguard the portfolio of assets, standards and value.

Key competencies, skills and expertise   

  • NEBOSH or IOSH qualification
  • A minimum of three years’ experience  in the role of Facilities Manager or Assistant Manager, managing a portfolio of residential buildings
  • Proven experience of new building handover, rectification period defects and guarantees
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Positive and flexible attitude
  • Discreet and trustworthy
  • Responsive problem solver

This role and all staff with access to residents apartments will be subject to CRB checks.

To apply, click the button below or email a CV and covering letter to Jennifer Bendik:

For more information, call Jennifer on 0161 234 1712.

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