Maintenance Manager - Inverness

  • Job Reference: DC/888578
  • Date Posted: 9 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Inverness
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Facilities Management
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Managing and delivering planned and reactive repair, maintenance and improvement programmes and systems for a significant portfolio client and other private clients across Scotland.

Key deliverables

  • Working with the asset management teams to manage repair, maintenance and improvements projects including new build/replacement works on an extensive and varied portfolio of agricultural, residential and rural commercial assets;
  • Working with the shared services and central portfolio management teams to develop systems and practices to provide a best in sector service offering to the client base.


  • Identifying required repair, maintenance and improvement works;
  • Managing budgeting, procurement, supervisory and reporting systems;
  • Overseeing and assisting as required with reactive repair systems;
  • Identifying and out-sourcing additional support or expert advisory requirements;
  • Working with shared services and portfolio management teams to maintain and develop robust contractor on-boarding processes;
  • Overseeing and reporting on statutory compliance works;
  • Delivering reactive and programmed works in accordance with client KPI requirements;
  • Seeking opportunities to leverage skill and expertise to develop new business for the wider team within Scotland.

Key Skills

  • Competent and experienced surveyor/technician with experience of delivering required scope of work across a range of rural assets;
  • Able to undertake or oversee building condition surveys / assessments;
  • Able to undertake or oversee energy performance and improvement measures;
  • Empathy and understanding of traditional and modern rural building practice;
  • Good knowledge of building and compliance standards and statutory consent process;
  • Ability to analyse situations and provide practical solutions;
  • Ability to advise detailed specifications, materials and processes for repair, maintenance and improvement projects;
  • Sound knowledge of procurement systems and processes for small, medium and large scale projects;
  • Knowledge and understanding of NBS preferred;
  • Good knowledge of contractor management, contract administration and employer's agent experience and understanding of various forms of procurement (including the SBCC JCT suite of contracts);
  • Working knowledge of GIS and CAD and ability to procure specialist outsourced technical expertise as required;
  • Good IT and presentation skills to be able to interpret, analyse and report against budgets, KPI's etc.

Person specification

  • A composed and logical approach;
  • Good time management and ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Capable of building and maintaining good relationships with team members, clients and tenants/occupiers;
  • Flexible approach to work and hours undertaken;
  • Able to manage own time and key deliverables in a flexible hybrid working environment;
  • Self-motivated to develop own skill and expertise appropriate to role.