Small Works Manager – FM/Construction / Engineering

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Small Works Manager - FM/Construction / Engineering
Interim Position


Posted: 30th August 2023 10:49
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £600 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 6 months

  • Weybridge
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Role: Small Works Manager - FM/Construction / Engineering

Contract Length: Anticipated 6 months

Location: Weybridge – required 4 days per week onsite

Pay Rate: Up to £600 per day pay range subject to IR35 status


Our client is looking to hire a Small Works Manager for approximately 6 months.

You will ensure satisfactory governance for procurement and delivery for all small works including repairs, refurbishment and additional minor projects.

You will have the ability to work in a reactive environment that is also highly regulated and solve complex problems to keep the site operational to allow business as usual.

Key accountabilities:

  • Oversee life cycle of Business Change Proposals projects ensuring value for money during the tendering process whilst adhering to procurement processes.
  • Governance of the delivery of the work, working with the service provider, including quality assurance, project sign off and witness testing and ensuring the service provider updates the CAFM system accordingly.
  • Manage the Business Case Proforma process for site maintenance and health and safety requirements or operational process improvements and working with key stakeholders including APHA and VMD.
  • Manage the overall schedule of works ensuring they are delivered to agreed timescales.
  • Manage projects online, updating and producing dashboards and reports.
  • Ability to manager diverse and fast paced workload with a vast number of projects currently in progress at Weybridge
  • Ad hoc support to cover diverted resource within the team as needed.

Key requirements:

  • Relevant experience as a Small Works Manager in FM/Construction or Engineering
  • H&S and Environment related qualification (e.g.SMSTS)
  • Experience of preparing and reviewing contract documentation and the administration of contracted works
  • Project Management skills, and ability to manage multiple small projects concurrently
  • Good Stakeholder Management skills
  • Previous commercial experience, including, tendering and meeting procurement regulations.
  • Experience on a large estate, ideally life science one


Desirable skills & experience

  • Knowledge of maintenance delivery processes and techniques


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Security Clearance: CTC/SC  highly desirable; candidates with active CTC/SC clearance will be fast-tracked.

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If you consider yourself to have a disability or if you are a veteran, and you meet the essential criteria for the role, PSR provides a ‘Guaranteed Interview’ scheme whereby you will have the opportunity to discuss this role and your suitability with a member of the PSR Sourcing team.

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the equivalent PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information.


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  1. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  2. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  3. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document


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Small Works Manager - FM/Construction / Engineering
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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