Electrical Engineering Manager

Posted 18 July 2022
Salary £300 - 350 per day + negotiable DOE
Job type Contract
DisciplineSurveying, Technical & Engineering
ReferenceElectrical Manager
Contact NameChris Wilkinson

Job description

Spencer Clarke Group are working alongside a local authority based in Lambeth to appoint a talented Electrical Engineering Manager on a contract basis.

As an Electrical Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for the management of all electrical engineering compliance functions across LB housing stock of 33,000 properties and assets. They are the competent and responsible person to ensure all electrical service regimes are in place and inspections and audits are completed on time to ensure and protect LBL to meet both statutory and non-statutory electrical safety responsibilities. The post holder will line manage a technical team of Electricians as outlined above. They will plan, lead and manage work of any specialist contractors. They will develop, plan and co-ordinate multi-contract projects, ensuring multi-discipline teams of LBL and contractor staff work effectively to complete projects on time, to standard and budget.

Reporting to the Head of Compliance, the post holder will provide a professional advisory service to provide clear, consistent and quality electrical engineering advice and recommendations for ongoing maintenance and replacement regimes

About the role :

  • The responsible person for managing and maintaining electrical equipment in LBL HRA properties. Ensuring LBL meets all statutory and non-statutory fire safety responsibilities in relation to legislation and associated building regulations.
  • Plan and implement inspection regimes to ensure they are completed on time and electrical equipment maintenance and replacement programmes are coordinated, planned and implemented.
  • Provision of clear, consistent and accurate electrical engineering advice and guidance at strategic and operational levels to protect all LBL HRA stock.
  • To manage and develop their technical staff to deliver their job roles, undertake continuous professional development to maintain expertise, technical knowledge, certifications and skills. Monitor and manage performance actions where required in accordance with HR policies and vulnerable person’s policy ensuring that staff /contractors are suitably trained
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the breadth of electrical installations found in the Council’s housing premises, including lifts controlled door entry, CCTV, lighting conductors etc.  Using this knowledge and understanding to provide expert advice and recommendations to input to strategic and operational decision making and planning.
  • Liaise, plan and co-ordinate the technical services and activities of sub-contractors. Ensuring sub-contractors services are procured, planned and integrated with the work of the LBL electrical team to ensure efficient use of resources and effective planning to minimise disruption.
  • Ensure compliance with the agreed design, technical, financial, legal and programme requirements. Effectively managing changing circumstances and responding to conflicting priorities to ensure the best possible service is delivered at all times.
  • Translate relevant policies into operational guidelines and ensure all services undertaken are completed and compliant with policy and procedure. To ensure management checks, inspection and audit regimes are completed to ensure compliance. To assess and address the consequences of procedures not being followed and undertake management controls.
  • Maintain tight financial planning and budgetary control of a budget of approx. £1.2m p.a. in line with the Council’s financial regulations, working with colleagues to collate information relating to overall expenditure within the sub-division 
  • Produce, analyse and evaluate management information and statistics to inform decision making, business planning and risk management.
  • Advise on professional design, technical and legal matters in which you have expertise including the provision of expertise in (CDM) Regulations. To represent the team in the variety of capacities e.g. Council meetings and when dealing with customers, external bodies and agencies. Work with external professional bodies including Building Control and Health and Safety Executive as required.
  • To ensure own professional knowledge is up-to-date and proactively advise the Head of Compliance on own CPD requirements and those of reporting staff
  • Supervise, manage and monitor all aspects of performance management including rewards and recognition appraisals, sickness and absence, disciplinary and grievance and training and development for staff in the area
  • To carry out any other duties related to the post which might reasonably be required.
  • Actively promote and uphold the Council’s Code of Conduct, Values, Priorities and customer service standards.
  • To take responsibility appropriate to the post, for tackling racism and promoting good race, ethnic and community relations
  • Take responsibility, appropriate to the post, for ensuring compliance with council policies and procedures aimed at promoting and safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable children and adults

About you :

  • CAD drawing skills
  • Proven track record of suitable experience and knowledge and/or proven suitable experience in the field of work or one closely related of over 3 years
  • Experience in managing teams under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Electrical engineering qualification (Btec , HND, Degree or equivalent

What’s on offer:

  • On going contract
  • Monday to Friday (36 hours)
  • £300 to £350 per day (negotiable DOE)

If you’ve got what it takes and would love to find out more information or apply, either:

About Spencer Clarke Group 

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge and will also provide expert career advice along the way. 

When you join us, you will receive:

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Free DBS checks
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency professionals 

Spencer Clarke Group offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £250 so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Chris Wilkinson on refer@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk remembering to include your details as well.