Works Manager

Job Details

Location: Chivenor, North Devon
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £45,000 + package
Sector: MoD, Defence Refurbishment
Contact: Jo Lambert
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 07771 985354
Start Date: August 2024
Job Ref: J15922


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We are assisting in recruiting a Billable / Small Works Manager for a long-standing MOD maintenance contract

  • Billable Works Manager
  • Small Works Manager
  • Chivenor, North Devon.

To join a direct delivery team, managing a pipeline of small projects up to £25k across a large MoD site and surrounding locations.

 Duties will include:

  • You will be responsible for overseeing  the direct delivery of minor works up to £25,000, complying with all Health & Safety and Environmental standards and policies
  • Liaison with the direct delivery team and contractors to ensure all billable works are delivered efficiently and in a timely manner.
  • Working cohesively with the Built Estate Manager, you will provide weekly progress reports on billable work plans, advising on budgets, requirements, and project risks
  • Manage on-site health and safety, and ensure all persons on site observe compliance standards.
  • Identifying opportunities to reduce energy consumption on site and initiate Billable Works as appropriate by the raising of Statements of Need

Suitable candidates will possess the following:

  • Previous experience within facility management or built estates managing small works, including scoping of works, CDM regulations and Asbestos
  • An HNC/ONC or equivalent level qualification in a Building / Civil Engineering or Electrical / Mechanical Engineering or related discipline is desirable
  • Experience or qualifications in Asbestos Awareness and Legionella Control
  • IOSH and or SMSTS.
  • Good IT skills and previous experience working with CAFM systems such as Maximo are desirable.
  • You must be able to pass SC Clearance to be considered for this role.


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • 25 Days annual leave
  • Volunteer leave
  • One paid professional subscription
  • Life Assurance Policy
  • Employee discount and reward schemes

For an informal discussion please call Jo Lambert 01752 421888 or use the red button to apply online.

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