• Up to £110K
  • + Car Allowance
  • Posted by: SolutionTeam
  • Location: London
  • Type:
  • Ref: Gary Bullen

I am searching for an experienced Senior Technical Services Manager on behalf of a Leading City Main Contractor to oversee M&E on Major Cat A and Refurb Projects within the London area.

If you have experience of managing MEP Packages on Commercial Cat A and Cat B projects for a Main Contractor as a Senior Technical Services Manager, please contact me on 07836 291 662

Key accountabilities


  • To take full responsibility from Tender to Completion of a construction project in varying value, up to £10m+
  • To identify problems and offer solutions.
  • To suggest trade contractors, systems and manufacturers for team appraisal.
  • To review design and shop drawings, the project programme and contribute where necessary.
  • To offer high level strategic thinking at project level (lower level strategic input only is required for the skills area).
  • To contribute information to the proposal team, when required.
  • To prepare, manage, attend and present a solution or project at the “pitch”.
  • To carry out a champion role, if required, including publication of ‘champion papers’, as appropriate.
  • To be aware of the existence of marketing relationships with external professionals and clients.
  • To actively promote Interior philosophy and culture.
  • To produce precise and succinct project / lookahead reports.
  • To take responsibility for strategic control of the programme.
  • To take a lead role in the presentation of the project or task to the client.
  • To offer buildability advice and value engineering solutions.
  • To understand and manage cost, programme, deliverables and risk for a tendered or live project and produce a

report on the current position.

  • Be aware of element costings and costs/ft2
  • Thorough understanding of M&E systems.
  • Promote and implement Zero Defects & Absolute Completion Initiative.
  • To implement Best Practice Manual.
  • To manage the design process including the production and review of design and shop drawings.
  • To monitor the design against cost plan.


Skills & experience


  • Industry experience. Track record of successful projects either internally or externally.
  • Understands the pre-construction process. Can organise and manage the design phase of a project. Help prepare

and maintain the client decision matrix.

  • In-depth knowledge of the construction process, preferably fit-out/refurbishment based
  • Has a good political awareness.
  • Able to collate information from the team to prepare and present the project report.
  • Has been involved at a senior level in medium (£10m+) and preferably at least one large (£20m+) project.
  • Understanding of how to comply with a Health & Safety policy and Health & Safety management system
  • Good team leader and “people manager”
  • Sensitive to political situations – good relationship builder
  • Decision maker
  • Good delegator and manage the outcome of that delegation
  • Good communicator
  • Prepared to be innovative
  • Training and mentoring of team members
  • A good organiser/system implementer
  • Able to apply and operate a safe system of works
  • have experience in negotiating, both internally and externally with customers

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