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Technical Manager

Technical Manager

Job Title: Technical Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: WRT-2021-06-06-BA5F9D962623
Job Published: June 18, 2021 12:54

Job Description

Job Description

Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) is a division of CBRE which supports occupier clients of all sizes, through facilities management, project management, advisory and transaction services. As our client, you benefit from property solutions that reduce cost and risk, better manage your space and improve productivity. Whether it's an office, retail outlet, laboratory, data centre, manufacturing environment or a virtual location, a well-run workplace directly contributes to business results, enhancing quality, brand and engagement with your employees. Our mission is to redefine the 'workplace', because we believe every place of work can become a competitive advantage.,

  • To be the SME for technical excellence within the Corporate Services division and drive the standardisation of best practices across all contracts

  • Act as a Senior Authorised Person/Authorising Engineer for relevant technical disciplines (Electrical/Pressure/Confined Spaces)

  • Support site teams with technical operations across all building service engineering disciplines

  • Champion technical solutions & innovations

  • Mentor and grow the engineering standard of engineers across the division, ensuring best practice and knowledge is shared

  • Promote safe methods of working ensuring CBRE GWS Technical Safety Rules and Procedures are implemented correctly


  • To act as the principal client facing technical expert across all service lines

  • Provide the onsite teams with general engineering support as required and in emergencies

  • Provide Business Development team technical support to provide solutions to meet varying customer requirements

  • Liaise with wider business solutions to promote innovations in both new technology and service solutions

  • Act as Senior Authorised Person/Authorising Engineer for the division

  • Provide occasional OOH support for account teams (planned and emergency)

  • Produce standardised documentation and processes that can be utilised and tailored by the site teams (i.e., Forward Maintenance Register, Risk Registers)

  • Support business development managers with new opportunities

  • Provide investigation and root cause analysis across the division as required, producing reports and learning from experience documents to be shared internally/externally

  • Liaise and work in partnership with the QHSE team

  • Promote customer experience and wellbeing through good operation of building service systems

  • Provide technical support the division project team

  • Support account teams in producing business focused maintenance strategies and reliability

Candidate Description

  • Preferably professionally registered (IEng or CEng) or working towards this

  • Preferably HNC or Degree in Building Service Engineering or relevant engineering subject

  • Previous Experience as Senior Authorised Person or Authorising Engineer in Electrical, Mechanical and Confined Spaces and implementing safe system of works

  • Experienced in a wide range of building service engineering systems

  • Customer facing across a varied customer base

  • Proven track record of technical problem solving

  • Ability to communicate technical subject to non-technical customers and team members

  • Ability to produce technical reports

  • Flexibility to provide support at short notice