​What is a Building Services Manager?

A Building Services Manager often work alongside Estimator and Construction Delivery teams and are responsible for ensuring affordability, efficiency and quality across the design, installation and maintenance of essential systems. Systems can include, Water, gas and electricity supplies, Lighting, heating and air-conditioning, ICT, Security systems and Lifts and escalators.

What are the typical duties and activities for a Building Services Manager?

From employer to employer the job description of a Building Services Manager will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Reviewing installation plans and specifications to ensure that they deliver what the building/client needs

  • Reviewing prices for services work

  • Testing and checking installations

  • Making sure jobs meet building regulations and health and safety requirements

  • Attending meetings and presenting ideas and progress reports to managers and clients

Skills required to be a successful Building Services Manager

To be successful as a Building Services Manager, the below skills are important;

  • Technically minded

  • Good team working skills

  • Effectively communicate - verbal and written

  • Relationship building

  • Stakeholder management

How can we help with your Building Services Manager job search?

For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Building Services Managers across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Building Services Managers and secure the market's leading Building Services Manager opportunities.

With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.

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If you are looking for a new Building Services Manager opportunity, please get in touch with our specialist recruiters to discuss your situation in more detail. Alternatively you can search all of our current live jobs across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

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