Area Manager - Cornwall





Who we are

VIVO provides facilities management and accommodation maintenance for the UK military and its partners. VIVO embodies both experience and innovation.


What we do

We put our Customers and Families First. They are the driving force behind everything we do. We drive forward improvements for them to ensure the service they receive, whether reactive repairs or a major project, is completed safely and on time. In order to achieve this, we have 4 core values: open, caring, agile and collaborative. These are at the heart of everything we do.


Location: Cornwall, to cover RAF St Mawgan and RNAS Culdrose

Salary: Competitive + company car/car allowance + benefits

Hours: Monday to Friday, full time, permanent


VIVO are seeking an experienced Area Manager to over see all Hard FM Planned and Reactive Maintenance across RAF St Mawgan and RNAS Culdrose.


This role will see you make sure the supply chains are adequate, diarising works, monitoring progress, monitoring overdue works, making sure certifications are in place and ensure all reactive maintenance services are delivered to end users, all jobs are done on time and safely, as well as ensure all jobs are raised appropriately and certificates are uploaded to Maximo.


You will also carry out asset checks, monthly audits and be responsible for the successful achievement and reporting of all KPIs for the service.


You will have direct management responsibility for 4 Billable Works Managers and 1  Built Estate Manager, with indirect responsibility for 4 Service Managers, 3 Administrators and 1 Handyperson.

You will also oversee (indirectly) all sub contractors for both sites.




What You Need To Do The Job:

First and foremost, you should be an experienced Regional or Area Manager from a Hard FM services background, with exceptional leadership and people management skills and experience of managing and maintaining positive working relationships with external customers as well as internal stakeholders at all levels.


You should have excellent communication, IT and reporting skills, as well as a proven track record of proactive performance management, motivating staff and leading by example, with a sound knowledge of Health and Safety and risk management.


A HND/HNC level of education would be ideal, however we are more than happy to accept applications from candidates who are qualified by experience.


To be considered for this role, you must hold a full UK driving licence and pass SC Clearance.




What We Offer:

  • 6% employer matched pension contribution
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Bonus
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Private medical cover for self and partner
  • Life assurance at 2 x base salary

VIVO Defence Services

The role you have applied for is with VIVO Defence Services, a joint venture between Serco and EQUANS. By applying for this role, please be aware that information contained within your CV may be shared between VIVO Defence Services, Serco and EQUANS during the recruitment process.


At VIVO, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. Therefore, we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool.


We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working and operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident Leader. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. If candidates wish to request extra time to apply then they should contact 0345 010 4000 and ask to speak to a VIVO Recruiter.



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31/07/2024 01:21:00
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