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FM Asset Manager

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  • Sector:

    Business services

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  • Salary:

    Not Specified

  • Job ref:

    161524, 55001

  • Published:

    2 days ago

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  • Client:

    Serco Group Plc

Job Description

Serco is contracted to provide Total Facilities Management to the Defence Academy of the UK (DA). This prestigious establishment is responsible for post-graduate education and most of the command, staff, leadership, Defence management, acquisition and technology training for members of the UK Armed Forces and MOD Civil Servants. Serco also supports the DA as the MOD's primary link with UK universities and international military educational institutions., Working within the Serco Estates Team, as FM Asset Manager you'll be responsible for the Estates asset records for the Building Fabric, Mechanical and Electrical Plant and Site Infrastructure across the Defence Academy. Main duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Ensure a programme of asset validation is recorded and maintained, and is associated with asset condition surveys, asset condition scores and subcontractor contract management.

  • Ensure all Estates assets are appropriately asset tagged with barcodes and physical labels, working with the IT Department and Estates Operations teams to do so.

  • Improve the quality and accuracy of the information within the Asset Register, ensuring the CAFM systems asset information integrity.

  • Manage and keep updated full building fabric, M&E and site infrastructure asset registers of maintained and non-maintained assets for the site across both contracts, utilising the chosen CAFM system, ensuring that new assets and systems installed, or upgraded, or replaced through lifecycle replacement, or replaced as beyond economic repair, or mothballed, or decommissioned are recorded. This will include: + Adding, deleting and editing asset records in the CAFM system + Managing and recording asset warranty information + Uploading asset information from Project asset handover + Updating asset lifecycle condition scores and other key information + Undertaking asset surveys and manage as required, with support from Operations teams, subcontractors and external third parties if necessary

  • Manage and maintain an asset structure and systems hierarchy in line with contractual requirements and chosen PPM methodology working with the Compliance Manager and Policy Manager to do so.

  • Manage and track any changes to the asset registers made or required by the Operations Team, Subcontractors, Project Team, Compliance Manager, CAFM or Policy Manager.

  • Provide monthly and annual reports to the Estates Management Team for the associated activity.

  • Understand the asset management strategy for the Estates department, covering all building fabric, M&E and site infrastructure assets.

  • Work alongside the CAFM Manager to help develop the Estates Software systems and managed information (MI) required, ensuring these meet with contractual requirements and objectives.

  • Work with the Estates Management Team, the Authority and Project Team, to support the Estates Life Cycle Cost Models and accompanying capital replacement Forward Works Register (FMR). This may include all Building Fabric, M&E and Site Infrastructure assets, replacement dates and predicted replacement costs in line with RICS BCIS modelling and assumptions, SPONS 2017 and CIBSE Guide M guidance.

Candidate Description

We are looking for candidates who have previous experience in a Hard FM environment with an understanding of Hard FM statute regulations, legislation and standards; maintenance planning and PPM scheduling. You will also have experience of maintaing asset registers, surveying assets and validating asset records. It would be beneficial if you havd:

  • environmental, Mechanical or Electrical technical qualifications

  • an understanding of British Standards, CIBSE Guidelines, SFG20, DIO Hard Standards and RICS methodologies will be an advantage

  • knowledge of ISO 55001/PAS 55 standards and Asset Management

  • an awareness of Estates Lifecycle Cost Modelling RICS BCIS, SPONS and CIBSE Guide 'M'

  • experience of using a CAFM system, preferably CAFM Explorer

Application Description

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

Employer Description

Why Serco?

  • Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that truly touch people's lives;

  • A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways;

  • Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.

    What we offer:

    Serco offers 25 days holiday, with the flexibility to purchase a further 5 days and a contributor stakeholder pension. Our staff are able can benefit from our Annual Leave Purchase Scheme, we aim to provide a great work/life balance for our successful post holders and therefore are open to discuss your working patterns and the opportunity of working from home where possible. All staff have free access to our onsite gym facilities and swimming pool. We provide a free uniform and plenty of free onsite parking. Our staff benefit from extended invitations to or social events and family fun days. There are regular buses from Swindon and Farringdon taking approximately 20 minutes and dropping off directly at the Defence Academy.

    If you have this sounds like the right role for you, please apply now and upload a copy of your CV and covering letter.

    About Serco

    At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

    By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.