Billable Works Manager - RAF St Mawgan





VIVO, a 50:50 joint venture between Serco and EQUANS, has been awarded places on the Defence FM and Housing Maintenance framework contracts. 

VIVO embodies both experience and innovation. It combines Serco's comprehensive track record delivering engineering, technical and FM services to the UK MOD for over 55 years with EQUANS' market leading FM, energy, asset optimisation and regeneration capabilities. 



Salary: Up to £42,000
Location: RNAS Culdrose, Cornwall (Occasional Travel Around Local Sites)
Type: Perm, Full-Time


The Billable Works Manager will be responsible for overseeing the effective, compliant and timely delivery of Billable Works (under £25k) in accordance with Government Regulatory and Statutory undertakings, complying with all Health & Safety and Environmental standards and policies.


This is a new role in a new business, formed to deliver infrastructure, asset, and facilities management services into the UK Defence Sector.  VIVO is a 50:50 Joint Venture between Serco and Engie.


Location will be RNAS Culdrose there will be requirements to travel within the SDA and in where necessary to undertake the Core contract Service manager role when absence dictates.


The aim is to grow the SDA from its initial base of £20M at the start of the contract to £40M within 5 years.  Therefore, the role will increase in scale and complexity as the business develops.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of all Billable Works under £25K in accordance with statutory legislation and MoD Mandatory requirements, complying with all Health and Safety and Environmental standards and policies.
  • Management of projects with nominated Supply Partners to ensure that all key performance indicators are consistently achieved within area of responsibility.
  • Ensuring that all documentation relating to billable works is distributed in a timely manner and recorded within the CAFM system.
  • Overseeing the Early Warning Notification and Risk Reduction Meeting process.
  • Identifying opportunities on establishments to support the MoD's Net Zero carbon reduction targets within Billable Works initiatives to achieve them.
  • Ensuring that all Billable Works are delivered safely and within agreed timelines and budget.
  • Comply with the agreed system of reporting of the physical and financial progress of Billable Works, including planned milestone payments.
  • Manage cost and stakeholder expectation through excellent communication and sound commercial decisions to ensure value for money.
  • Work with all stakeholders to support the management and mitigation of contract risk.
  • Overseeing the Early Warning Notification and Risk Reduction Meeting process.


    Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications

    • ONC, or equivalent, level qualification in a Building/Civil Engineering or Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline or equivalent experience.  Continuing Professional Development
    • Asbestos Awareness
    • IOSH Managing Safely
    • Legionella Control (L8)
    • Good numeracy, literacy, and IT skills (Microsoft Office)
    • SMSTS site management 5-day course desirable


    Security clearance is required for our sites, successful applicants will be expected to achieve either BPSS or SC clearance as a condition of appointment into the role.



    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 Employer. 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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