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Property Maintenance Supervisor

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Job Introduction

BBC Studioworks is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC providing studios and post production services to all the major TV broadcasters and production companies including the BBC, ITV, Sky, Channel 4, Channel 5 and the Endemol Shine Group. Located across sites in Elstree and Television Centre in White City, our London facilities are home to some of the nation’s most watched and loved television shows. We offer world-class studio and post production spaces, equip them with the right technology and engage the most dedicated and talented people in the industry. By doing this, we bring ideas to life.

The Property Maintenance Supervisor will support the facilities team at our Television Centre site, carrying out general maintenance and repairs to ensure the building is kept in good working order,   proactively diagnosing problems and seeking solutions to prevent further damage to the property. You will maintain the building and its equipment to a good standard of health and safety so as not to pose any dangers to staff, clients or visitors. This role will ensure we provide a good level of customer service to our clients with a flexible approach and positive attitude to solving facilities issues. The role will also supervise the property maintenance team providing direction and support where required.

This role will work with a number of internal and external stakeholders including clients, Members of the Public, Estate Management as well as the Facilities, Engineering, Cleaning, Reception and the Security Teams.

Role Responsibility

The successful candidate will carry out general maintenance and repairs as required ensuring the building fabric is kept to a good standard. Other duties will include portering of furniture, equipment, waste bins, supplies and internal/external post. You will also oversee the deployment and scheduling of staff and freelance workers and supervise them, advising on work as required to ensure timely delivery of reactive and preventative maintenance and minor project works.

You will coordinate the allocation of Work orders on CAFM to the maintenance team, updating progress records and resolving CAFM orders issued in a timely manner.

You will manage minor building projects from conception to completion, providing costed options and evaluating suppliers to determine the best solutions to recommend to the Facilities Management team. In addition, you will design, install and construct bespoke fixtures and fittings.

You will carry out Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) across the building, maintaining accurate records and ensuring all equipment has an up to date test. You will also assist the engineering team to carry out electrical and mechanical maintenance.

You’ll keep an accurate up to date stock inventory of spare parts and tools, liaising with the facilities team to ensure spares are stocked and reordered in plenty of time.

Are you the right candidate?

At BBC Studioworks, we seek people who are passionate about who we are and what we do.

The successful candidate will have practical skills with an all-round knowledge and experience of general trades including basic electrical, plumbing, painting & decorating, tiling and carpentry. You will possess a good understanding of plans, drawings and other technical manuals.

It is essential that you have a good working knowledge of health and safety regulations as well as basic IT skills, with the ability to learn new systems quickly. A driver’s license is essential in this role.

This role would suit a proactive self-starter with a hands-on attitude You will be a team player with the ability to build relationships, communicate effectively and with confidence to a broad number of stakeholders.

Ideally you will have experience of Facilities Management software for carrying out work orders and proven supervisory experience would be an advantage.

Package Description

Band: A
Contract type: Permanent Full-time
Location: White City, London

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here


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