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Site Facilities Manager

Thatcham, England, Berkshire
£28300 - £42500 per annum + Performance related bonus
Closing date
4 Apr 2023

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SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £12.5 billion in low carbon projects over the next 5 years, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Thatcham, Berkshire

Salary: £28,300 - £42,500 + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

The main objective of the role is to oversee the delivery and execution of FM services and activities on a large-scale single site and/or multiple sites. You will be accountable for the delivery of all soft services on the site(s), ensuring that all planned works are carried out and that service standards are met.

You will also be responsible for the management of the timely delivery of all hard services provided by FM Maintenance and external contractors. You will be responsible for a key site and/or remote or sub-sites, overall performance and the use of any services arranged under contract by the Hard and Soft Service managers.

You will be responsible for all contractors and employees on site and for their and others safety. They will ensure that local priorities are understood in site induction and ongoing through monthly supplier meetings, work with local users and stakeholders to understand any special requirements and be accountable for the delivery of all FM services.

You will meet the SLA and standards of work set out by the Hard and Soft Service managers. You will control all the local FM resources focused on delivery and execution of the standards. You will manage local relationships with key stakeholders.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Detailed knowledge of FM services practices.

- Be based on core site and deputise for regional manager when required.

- Local business and FM knowledge.

- Operational management.

- Performance managing, absence, and reporting.

- Facilities management - qualified or working towards BIFM Level 4 Diploma.

- Understand business growth and development which may impact requirements.

- Must understand the regulatory and compliance requirement of the wide range of equipment and facilities available.

- Planning and work allocations skills.

About our Business

At SSE, we own more than 500 property assets and several thousand land assets, which are located across the length and breadth of the UK and Ireland. Our Procurement & Commercial, Property and Facilities Management teams are responsible for helping the business to procure services and materials in a timely and cost-effective way, and for ensuring SSE offers a safe, modern, fit-for-purpose property portfolio. We work right across the SSE Group, ensuring our businesses gets the best possible service and value from our supplier network, as well as ensuring all service providers are compliant and continue to meet contractual obligations and business need.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Francesca on 01738 344763.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.


We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


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