Building Services Manager

Building Services Manager

Location Yorkshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £50-65k + Car

Job Description

Building Services Manager- Yorkshire

Coleman James are working with a Tier 1 main contractor who are looking to recruit a Building Services Manager to join their Yorkshire office. The successful candidate with be responsible for;

  • The management of the design, installation, testing & commissioning of the Mechanical & Electrical services on a specific bid or project
  • Manage the Building Services design/ installation process to comply with the ERs/CPs, specification, policies and procedures contained within the BMS governance system
  • Support the project in achieving delivering excellence
  • Support the project ESP & client KPIs

Key Responsibilities:


  • Identify design requirements for the bid from the client’s brief
  • To deliver the correct design by realising the design opportunities and mitigating the risks to ensure bid winning solutions on projects can be delivered within budget undertaking due diligence checks at each stage for compliance/completeness
  • Lead appointment of M&E designer ensuring BSRIA work stages incorporated & robust appointment in place within 1 month of 2nd stage appointment
  • Develop and compile the design proposals for inclusion within the contractor’s proposals
  • Lead scope production for M&E S/C, participate in procurement strategy & review tender returns for technical compliance (Commercial lead to own comparisons)
  • Ensure compliance with, but not limited to the following as applicable - Industry Standards, Town Planning Requirements, BREEAM


  • Manage the M&E design team, the design development and technical submission approval process
  • Contribute to value engineering & buildability of the Project
  • Control and co-ordinate the delivery of Building Services on specific projects ensuring compliance with all safety policies and procedures
  • Provide operational and technical solutions to projects that improve service and value for the business, customers and business partners in line with financial forecasts and operational requirements
  • Co-ordinate the activities of the Building Services element of the Design Team
  • Manage the delivery of Building Services elements of Projects for customers through establishing Programmes, Planning, Key Performance Indicators and Progress Reports where appropriate
  • Attend/input to monthly PRMs
  • Manage sub-contractor resources in an efficient manner to ensure the highest possible level of service, productivity and control for each Project
  • Review Sub Contractors construction protocols, RAMS, I&TPs for Projects to ensure a safe, secure, compliant and efficient operation/installation
  • Undertake regular site inspections to ensure compliance, take appropriate corrective action where necessary & issue regular progress reports
  • Lead and manage the Commissioning of systems and equipment and control and co-ordinate Client demonstrations, collation of all necessary certification
  • Chair group meetings for building services integration into the Project
  • Lead Project Working Groups to clarify requirements and improve Co-ordination standards
  • Contribute to overall Health and Safety Standards of all staff and activities to ensure health safety and welfare of staff & supply chain
  • Actively engage in and support Delivering Excellence, inputting into the Delivering Excellence Project Plan and leading on each of the four cornerstones
  • Lead by example with CBAB
  • Ensure M&E snagging closed out & signed off by client, support aftercare team in closing out any M&E defects

Experience and Qualifications

  • Experience of managing the design consultants and sub-contractors at project level
  • The candidate will be ideally Bachelor Degree qualified or above
  • Holding the relevant Chartered membership of a Professional Institute, or working towards gaining membership
  • CSCS card will be required
  • Full Driving licence will be required for this role

This is a permanent position and Coleman James are acting as an Employment Business.

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