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Jacobs Site Facilities Manager in Sellafield, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

The Box Encapsulation Plant project is one of the most important construction projects at the Sellafield Site, the plant will play a vital role in Sellafield’s 100-year clean-up programme by taking nuclear waste recovered from the sites original wasteplants and encasing it in concrete so it can be stored in a modern building. The plant is primarily designed to deal with waste from the Magnox Swarf Storage Silo, one of four legacy waste plants prioritised for clean-up by Sellafield Ltd’s owner, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). Alongside that work, the plant will also receive certain wastes from the other three legacy waste stores, the First Generation Magnox Storage Pond, the Pile Fuel Storage Pond, and Pile Fuel Cladding Silo.

The BEP Joint Venture project will safely design and deliver a Plant and the works in accordance with the requirements of the contract to enable conditioning of wastes from the various donor plants, carried out in line with the Employer’s needs and to the satisfaction of stakeholders in the Box Encapsulation Project (BEP).

• To manage a range of building and general support services within the Facilities Department, to plan and programme office rearrangements and to ensure a safe working environment within the area of responsibility.

• Manage/supervise building and general services maintenance and provide regular feedback on current work to the Support Services Manager.

• Building management for 300+ personnel and 200+ white collar

• Manage/supervise contract security services and ensure all security incidents are reported to the appropriate in line Management. Liason with Sellafield Contractor Control room, site emergency arrangements and mustering.

• Carry out risk assessments whenever required and issue permits to work within own area of responsibility.

• Support the Office Manager to plan office rearrangements in conjunction with the appropriate management.

• Work as part of the Facilities Department team in providing a flexible service and be available whenever possible for silent hours emergencies.

• Work within budgets and provide budgetary information to the Support Services Manager when required.

• Comply with all current Health, Safety and Environmental regulations and report any breaches via the appropriate reporting routes. Responsible for fire risk assessments, legionella risk assessments and oversight of contractors to support Fire and Water systems

• Provide and maintain office furniture as required and keep Support Services Manager informed of requirements for new items.

• Manage/supervise contractors/labour to ensure effective use of time and resources.

• It will be the responsibility of the Facilities Lead to enforce a clear desk policy which will be vital for ensuring desk spaces are used to their maximum potential and for security reasons.

• Manage all suppliers/contractors including reactive maintenance contractors and service contractors etc. to ensure compliance with H&S regulations and agreed KPIs.

• Physical office and construction site security, Interface between BEP Security Manager and SL site office

• On site lead for the BEP Access System

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Formal qualifications/experience in a discipline appropriate to the role.

• Full knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental practices, and relevant H&S legislation

• Sound knowledge of commercial procedures relating to specification, competitive quotation and supply

• Ability to supervise and manage the work of subordinate staff, including contract staff

• Understands and works to commercial procedures for purchasing, tenders/quotations and monitoring of contractors to provide fully auditable records

• Good general understanding of costs and market rates in all areas of responsibility

• Excellent verbal/written communication skills

• Experience of working with/managing outsourced catering operations

• IT literate with a good working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of programmes

• Exceptional Customer Service skills

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know. (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)