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M & E Lead South Coast

Date: 04-Aug-2022

Location: Ashford, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Role Purpose

To coordinate the delivery of property operations in a specific discipline (electrical, mechanical, M&E) in accordance with all legal and regulatory frameworks, to enable users to continue to occupy and undertake business as usual in a safe and efficient manner.


Key Accountabilities

  1. Lead a team in a specific discipline to deliver the requirements of the site within that field
  2. To help deliver the site(s) budget through prioritising work, reconciling conflicting demands, reviewing and revising timing of work to agreed deadlines
  3. To deliver a proactive, trained and engaged team ensuring that the QinetiQ principles are embedded within the team
  4. Ensuring effective facilitation and co-ordination of third party contractors on sites
  5. Advising on management and supervision of maintenance of buildings
  6. Lead on distinct elements as set out by the Property Operations Manager eg. audits, risk register
  7. Manage task types of work to time, cost and quality
  8. Breed a culture of continuous improvement and ensure that best practice is shared


Key Capabilities/Knowledge

  • Must adhere to the QinetiQ behavioural principles
  • Must have excellent organisational Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to work and engage across departments
  • Must have good verbal, written, listening and negotiating skills
  • Good IT skills


Experience & Qualifications
•    Knowledge of health & safety and environmental legislation
•    Knowledge and appropriate qualifications gained through relevant training, with an experience of delivering FM Service with the ability to be appointed as an Authorised Person
•    Knowledge of all relevant UK Regulatory Bodies, Local Authorities and associated legislation
•    Challenge current maintenance regimes and services to deliver VFM
•    Sound experience with dealing in subcontractor services (scope, cost and delivery). Ensuring delivery of VFM and QHSE standards
•    Understanding of the principles of contract management and experience of procurement of suppliers including the following areas: Service Delivery Management, Relationship Management and Contract Administration,
•    Good stakeholder management. Ability to develop productive working relationships with a wide range of people across all levels. Have sound and strong interpersonal skills to deal with team and a very diverse customer base.
•    Track record in managing teams and dealing with conflict / poor performance
•    Define and drive a positive work, safety and customer culture across the teams
•    The ability to manage a diverse workload



Why join QinetiQ?

As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation and having the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture here.  

Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.  You’ll receive a highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, adaptive and flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more. 

About QinetiQ

As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.

Please note that many roles in QinetiQ are subject to national security vetting. Applicants that already hold the appropriate level of vetting may be able to transfer it upon appointment, subject to approval. A number of roles are also subject to restrictions on access to information that mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may have an effect on the roles that you can be employed in.