22 Jul 2016

Full-Time Estates Foreman

Toni AdewunmiAnywhere

Job Description

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
Job Category
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Job Subcategory
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
Main purpose of job: The post holder will be expected to control the day to day workload of the technical trades and provide comprehensive supervision of the workforce and sub-contractors.

Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?:

Take charge of day to day reactive and pre-planned maintenance.
Take charge of all project work at post as tasked.
Oversee all works that are being carried by contractors are within the specifications and timelines agreed. This will include the initial induction before the start of any works.
To investigate, evaluate, and take appropriate action in the event of unforeseen events, problems and other daily maintenance issues.
Provide comprehensive supervision of all works designated to post this will include ensuring method statements and risk assessments are prepared and in place when appropriate.
Planning and scheduling own and team’s work to meet required time lines and output through prioritising activities against a daily programme and liaison with appropriate staff.
Monitor performance of TWG and report to the Technical Works Supervisors any concerns or issues and training requirements.
To contribute to the general development and improvement of service.
To assist charge hands with TWG staff supervision, this will include daily briefings and regular tool box talks with all TWG staff.
Willing to work overtime and be prepared to take calls out of hours.
Ensuring a culture of Safety & Health and that FCO guidelines are followed at all times.
Complete the appraisal cycle as reporting and countersigning officer for line managed staff as delegated by the Head of Corporate Services
Essential qualifications and experience
Significant and relevant experience in the supervision of maintenance, building services and construction projects.
Previous line management experience.
Good working knowledge of IT.
The ability to read plans and schematics.
Desirable qualifications and experience
17th Edition electrical wiring regulation experience.
LPG gas installation experience.
Generator experience including ATI panels
IOSH/NEBOSH fire safety qualification.
Full driving license.
IOSH/NEBOSH Health and Safety qualification.
Required competencies
Changing and Improving, Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service
Application deadline
29 July 2016
A2 (L)
Type of Position
Location (City)
Type of Post
British Deputy High Commission
Starting monthly salary ()
Start Date
1 August 2016
Additional information
For more information about the FCO competencies please refer the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-framework
Employees recruited locally by the British Deputy High Commission in Post are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Country.
Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.
Any questions you may have about this position will only be answered during interview, should you be invited

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