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Maintenance Team Manager

Location: Phoenix House

Job type: Permanent

Salary: £43857 - £46845

Total salary package*: £63876

Job reference: 2765

Hours: Full Time

Closing date: 17th May 2021

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About the job

Our Hard FM team is looking for a maintenance team manager to join our estates and buildings team.

We have a large and diverse portfolio of buildings including listed & scheduled monuments, educational buildings, and leisure facilities to name a few.  The role of Maintenance Team Manager is key to achieve the team’s goals of providing well maintained, compliant buildings across our varied estate. 

Our Estates and Buildings team operate a plan, create, operate, redefine model, which means you’ll be joining a professional, multi-disciplinary service who have a wide range of knowledge and experience, offering a varied workload and plenty of opportunities to develop a rewarding career.

As a forward-thinking individual you’ll help shape the future of maintenance, bringing innovative solutions to enable a change in balance of reactive and planned maintenance.  All while you input into how the maintenance activities can aid with Leicester’s climate emergency. 

With the ability to work flexibly, you can work either at home or on- site which includes construction locations in and around Leicestershire.

Your role

Managing, coordinating and developing a team of approx. 8 staff + you’ll identify and prioritise key tasks for team members whilst ensuring they have sufficient resources and support to operate effectively. Managing planned and reactive maintenance schedules you’ll oversee and report on the successful completion of maintenance projects and programmes of work, ensuring that they fulfil within agreed cost, time, and quality agreements. Providing technical advice and support to customers and colleagues where needed to keep things on track.

What you’ll need

Being a senior member of staff, you’ll need excellent interpersonal skills-  someone who can frequently present to and engage with a variety of audiences, persuading and motivating others to meet objectives. Utilising your experience of managing and developing staff you’ll grow with the team.


You’ll have substantial experience of managing maintenance programmes in a large organisation, preferably within the public sector. Being able to monitor outcome and input-based specifications including KPI data validation. Using your excellent financial, costing, and analytical skills together with your detailed technical knowledge of Hard FM legislation to deliver best practice.

Additional information


For an informal discussion, or further information regarding this job please contact Rebecca Wigley on 0116 4542217

interviews will take place near the end of May. 

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy work/life balance. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains and help with relocation to Leicester, where appropriate.

Join us

We’re committed to recruiting a diverse and highly-talented workforce as we continue to build a council that is fitting and representative of our great city. That’s why we’ve designed our recruitment process to put you at your ease, make you feel welcome and bring the best out of you. We’ll do all we can to make our recruitment process as fair as possible. To help you with your application, take a look at the ‘our approach to recruitment’ page.

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* Please note that the total package number includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement, including bank holidays.

Phoenix House

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Phoenix House
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