NFP People
Devon (On-site)
Bristol, City of Bristol
London, Greater London
£48640 Per Annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

EFM Operations Manager (Mechanical & Electrical)

These are exciting times for the charity and there is now an outstanding opportunity for a highly professional and proactive individual to join the support teams as EFM Operations Manager (Mechanical & Electrical).

Position: EFM Operations Manager (Mechanical & Electrical)

Location: Working principally from home, flexibility will be required for on-site working in order to meet the demands of the role.

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £48,640 per annum

Contract: Permanent, starting ASAP

Benefits: Generous annual leave, pension scheme, Healthshield plan, confidential counselling service, subsidised restaurant, free parking, enhanced maternity/paternity benefits, Life Assurance Scheme, 31 day’s holiday per year, inclusive of the 8 statutory public holidays. This increases by one day each year until a maximum of 34 days is reached.

Closing Date: Sunday 13 February 2022. We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the advertised date, and would therefore encourage early applications.

The Role

As EFM Operations Manager you will work closely with the Estates and Facilities Management (EFM) Senior Management Team and will provide leadership, coordination and day to day management of activities relating to planned and responsive Estates Maintenance. You will contribute towards the development and delivery of excellent EFM services to all charity owned and managed premises.

Working at a senior level and requiring an organisation-wide, cross-functional strategic perspective on issues, challenges and opportunities, your principal duties within this varied and rewarding role will include:


  • Providing leadership and line management for the Maintenance teams
  • Acting as the Subject Matter Expert and responsible person for TDS Health & Safety performance standards for areas including water and electrical safety, workplace Illumination, compressed air systems & equipment, confined spaces, work equipment and alarms and detection systems
  • Ensuring that EFM services are planned, organised and delivered
  • Ensuring that all premises are safe and compliant and meet relevant statutory requirements
  • Delivering effective, efficient, and responsive planned, programmed and responsive maintenance services, utilising both in-house teams and specialist contractors, ensuring value for money, compliance and business continuity
  • Preparing budget costings for maintenance works and repairs and renewals


About You

Possessing extensive knowledge of the building industry, contracting and health and safety requirements and holding an IOSH Managing Safely qualification the EFM Operations Manager will be an experienced, approved technician (including Inspection & Testing and current IEE 18th edition Wiring Regulations) with experience of electrical installation (single, 3-phase and domestic, IT networks, alarm systems, CCTV, etc.)

You will also have experience of effectively managing staff and contractors and of successfully planning, implementing, negotiating, managing and delivering projects and have excellent communication, negotiation, problem-solving and IT skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise working with a number conflicting demands.

Previous experience of managing a budget and reporting on income and expenditure is desirable.

If you feel you have the qualifications, skills and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding and vital role, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please complete the on-line application form, which should include your uploaded curriculum vitae

In return…

You can be part of an evolving program of change taking place within a leading charity working in an area of outstanding natural beauty. With amazing benefits and opportunities to develop you career, you can really make a difference in a fulfilling and rewarding role.

About the Organisation

The Sanctuary is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide, working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering and their contribution to humanity is fully valued.

“The Sanctuary is a positive place to work with friendly staff and a wonderful charity. With amazing work throughout the world, once you join you never want to leave!”

The charity is a Disability Confident Employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults) and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.

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Posted on: 17 January 2022
Closed date: 13 February 2022 at 23:30
Job ref: 3020
Tags: Housing Management, Operations