Operations Manager - Fire Servicing and Repair

Sanctuary Housing
£47,148 per annum
05 May 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Sanctuary Maintenance provides a wide range of property maintenance and facilities management solutions for thousands of customers nationwide. Our staff help make a real difference to the quality of people’s lives.

Operations Manager – Fire Servicing and Repair

Flexible – National role

£47,148 per annum (rising to £49,629 after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance) - Plus company car or car allowance

40 hours per week

Sanctuary Group are investing in our tenant safety, and mobilising an internal team to manage servicing, repair, and installation activities associated with fire safety. This is an exciting activity for the Group, and we are seeking an experienced fire safety professional to lead this mobilisation and continue to lead the ongoing development and management of our fire servicing, repair and installation activities. This is a new role, and an opportunity to make your mark on this new area of service for Sanctuary Group.

The Operations Manager – Fire Servicing and Repair, will sit within the Sanctuary Maintenance and Reinvestment division which is responsible for delivering high quality and cost effective property repairs, gas servicing and installation, estate services and reinvestment programmes across the UK, predominantly to internal clients but also a small number of external clients.

Reporting to the Operations Director – Maintenance and Reinvestment, you will ensure fire safety and compliance across all our properties and sites nationally. Through the provision of effective management of all related functions you will promote a safe working, high performance and equality & diversity focused environment.

Driving our continued success, enabling the business to meet its strategic targets while also implementing changes that will have a positive impact for our customers requires someone with recent experience in undertaking a similar role. We are seeking substantial experience and proven achievements working in a commercially focused maintenance or contracting role, managing multi site maintenance contracts, and comprehensive knowledge of fire regulations, legislation and current, good practice.

Your experience gained within this field is of great interest to us as are your impressive communication skills, results in service delivery, delivering services within budget and proven experience in the mobilisation of new regional teams and services. Due to the national scope of the role you will need a full driving license and have a flexible approach as there will be some weekend and evening work required.

If you believe you have the relevant experience and enthusiasm to succeed in this role, please click the apply button or if you require further assistance please email and quote Ref: 38007

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do, including:

  • A pension scheme, with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • 25 days leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays
  • Life assurance provided to all staff
  • Health and well-being plans, including voluntary critical illness scheme
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient schemes for you to save including; buying a new bike to cycle to work or a range of childcare services including after school clubs and summer camps
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

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Closing Date: 17 May 2018

Interviews to be held on 25 May 2018

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

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Sanctuary Maintenance Contractors Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.