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Air Conditioning Technical Manager

  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £50-55k +
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Renewables
  • Contact: Duncan Lowe
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01483 400 786
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 13 February 2022
  • Job Ref: 1039268
NRL are currently recruiting for an Air Conditioning Technical Manager to work with a client of ours on a permanent basis, in Reading.

Role Responsibilities:
  • To manage the self-delivery of all Air Conditioning & Refrigeration services across the south of the UK, ensuring all available resources work in a collaborative manner
  • To be accountable for the financial performance of the contract
  • To develop meaningful and sustainable relationships with the Client and related Client organisation
  • To ensure mobile personnel manage the contract to the Service Level Agreements (SLAs) as they apply to technical and related services
  • To monitor and develop direct reports through training and regular reviews
  • To deliver training and corporate briefings
  • To ensure that all risks relating to safety, health, environment and quality are effectively managed through the use of risk assessments, PPE, training and company procedures to ensure a safe working environment for both employees and clients
  • To review the monthly audit checks demonstrating legislative compliance within scope of service delivery streams and to escalate to the portfolio director as necessary
  • To work with the mobile teams in planning, implementing and monitoring the standards of all works relating to the PPM schedule and reactive works
  • To work with the operational and support teams to ensure all completion times for planned, corrective and reactive works are correctly logged and recorded within the company’s asset management system
  • To establish, operate and maintain procedures for the effective planning, organisation, control, monitor and review of the services
  • To review the interface with third party suppliers and sub-contractors
  • To drive successful contract negotiations and business improvement initiatives
  • To manage any support functions as required to deliver a coherent service
  • To maintain commercial understanding of the client contractual deliverables across all services
  • To maintain and agree a clear business plan for the appointed contract
  • To work with operational management to develop performance measurement and improvement objectives in line with business plan through positive collaboration
  • To review contract performance monthly with the account director and agree future plans
  • To drive profit improvement through both sales generation and cost saving initiatives in a collaborative manner with the operations teams
  • To ensure compliance with all statutory and company procedures across the stakeholder groups
  • To set, monitor and control SLAs seeking opportunities to provide added value across the delivery stakeholders
  • To understand and meet customer requirements, utilising various feedback mechanisms to enhance service delivery
  • To regularly meet with the client to further understand their organisation and requirements
  • To develop effective working relationships with operational personnel, business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors to improve operational performance.

What you will need:
  • Refrigeration City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
  • Formal Electrical Qualification an advantage (City and Guilds)
  • Technical background essential
  • Previous contract management experience
  • Team working experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word and Outlook
  • Experience of using a CAFM system
  • Suitable experience and track record in working in Facilities Management
  • Suitable knowledge of commercial refrigeration systems and F-gas legislation

What’s in it for you:
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Permanent placement