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Maintenance/Facilities Team Leader

Hibernian FC is recruiting a Maintenance/Facilities Team Leader to join the team at Easter Road Stadium.

The Maintenance/Facilities Team Leader will co-ordinate all maintenance activities within the Stadium to ensure a focused cost effective service.

You will be working in collaboration with the existing facilities maintenance staff providing a fully encompassing service delivery plan for our club. In conjunction with common roles the Maintenance/Facilities Team Leader will have full responsibility for ensuring planned maintenance (PPM) and reactive maintenance tasks are prioritised and carried out in accordance with industry best practice, equipment maintenance manuals and Health & Safety legislation.

The Maintenance/Facilities Team Leader will also be responsible for directly managing the Technicians, allocating work, monitoring performance and ensuring all relevant Hibernian FC HR, H&S, Quality and Environmental Policies are followed.

Principle Accountabilities:


-Management and development of the Technicians to successfully achieve company, team and individual goals and objectives to achieve and exceed the service delivery requirements

-Create and maintain effective individual and team working relationships with the FM team and the club and their representatives

-Manage staff in line with Hibernian FC HR policies, including performance management, PDR’s, sickness, holidays and toolbox talks

-Ensure staff training is carried out, recorded and maintained to ensure compliance and the maintenance of technician’s qualifications


-To undertake building fabric and building services maintenance/repairs in conjunction with the Facilities Manager and/or external contractors as required

-Day-to-day supervision of work carried out by external contractors

-Respond to daily requests/enquiries, resolving problems presented by club representatives and other football club staff

-Regularly review progress requests and communicate to the Facilities Manager if there are problems or delays

-Proactively approach general site maintenance issues working with the Facilities Manager to define internal customer requirements

-Development and management of ongoing and of routine maintenance programmes

-Responsibility for purchasing spares and consumables

-Responsible for the safe and secure storage of spare parts, materials, tools and consumables

-Providing technical support to the Technicians when requested

-Monitoring of health & safety standards as per company policy and procedures for external Contractors.

Note: Safe working is a high priority and the Maintenance/Facilities Team Leader should ensure that the appropriate risk assessments, method statements and safe systems of work are in place for the Technicians and external contractors. External contractor RAMS must be reviewed and approved before work commences

-Manage and control the BMS system

-Prepare and oversee job requests and works

-Ensure emergency access to the site and out-of-hours cover for maintenance emergencies is provided by the facilities team

-Any other duties as may be discussed and agreed with Hibernian FC Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

N.B. The role may include evening or weekend work depending on club fixtures and events which will require a degree of flexibility to ensure cover across the facilities team.


-Management of services in accordance with best practice commercial and industry practices

-Responsibility for the implementation of Health and Safety, Quality, Environmental system requirements ensuring compliance with all legislation and Hibernian FC policy and procedures

-Maintain up to date records in accordance with legislative and Hibernian FC requirements

-Lead and develop business planning, ensuring the FM budgets are managed and controlled in strict accordance with the CAPEX protocol and achieve savings where possible

-Carry out other duties that may be reasonably requested from time to time by Hibernian FC CEO

Knowledge and Experience:

-IOSH certified or achieve qualification within the first year of appointment of IOSH “Managing Safely”

-Courses in a relevant building services trade

-Experience in working to a high level in one or more specific trade disciplines

-Contractor management/supervisory experience in a maintenance environment

-Ability to work both individually and as part of a team

-Ability to use own initiative

-Good communication and interpersonal skills

-Ability to meet deadlines

-Good IT skills

-Full Driving licence

-Experience of working in a high pressure public environment/facility would be advantageous

We are committed to developing the successful candidate along the BIFM Facilities Management Career Pathway which will entail a commitment between the club and the candidate to undertake additional courses and study.

To apply please send a covering letter and a CV to ldempster@hibernianfc.co.uk

Closing date for application is Friday 16 June. You will receive an acknowledgement of receipt, however only applicants successfully selected for interview will be contacted thereafter.

A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer for the successful applicant.