Facility Specialist (WCC Team Leader)

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AWE is recruiting for a Facility Specialist (WCC Team Leader)

As Facility Specialist (WCC Team Leader) you will supervise, task and line manage an assigned WCC team on behalf of the Manager WCC, whilst delivering a flexible, varied and robust support function. You will play a vital part in delivering Asset Operations based functionality, whilst ensuring compliance with company processes and procedures.

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary - £37,470 per annum (negotiable dependent on relevant experience / qualifications)

Closing Date - 18th July

Why AWE?

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work!)

  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development

  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services

  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)

  • Life Assurance

  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending

  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family.

  • Free parking onsite

  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site.

As a Facility Specialist (WCC Team Leader) you will be integral in delivering the following activities:

  • Accountable for delivery of the agreed scope of works, covering an allocated function/facility area, enabling the Asset Operations Management team to ensure maximised availability of assets for programme demanders.

  • Accountable for investigation of any significant issues raised within allocated area and to escalate where necessary to the Manager WCC.

  • To be first point of contact for internal and external customers, auditors, and regulators, for an allocated function/facility area.

  • Carry out the line management function for an assigned group of WCC Direct Reports

  • Enabling the performance and results of the team. Making sure that team members have the capabilities to get the work done now and in the future.

  • Engaging and inspiring colleagues, promoting a diverse and inclusive environment that encourages them to seek opportunities for continuous improvement and personal development.

  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders to ensure requirements are captured/carried out appropriately for allocated function/facility area.

  • Ensure line management responsibilities for assigned group of Direct Reports within WCC are managed and completed as appropriate.

  • To be the local point of escalation within designated area for any team or customer issues.

  • Respond to and prioritise day to day workload demands, to assist in maintaining facilities in a safe condition, ensuring maximum availability for use.

To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate some of the following;

  • Able to readily adapt and respond quickly to challenging situations and the changing needs of others.

  • Prior experience of coaching or leading a team is essential.

  • Experience of engaging with Stakeholders of various levels, building and maintaining long-lasting relationships.

  • Ability to self-motivate with a desire for personal development.

  • IWFM is desirable but not essential as training will be given.

  • IOSH/NEBOSH would be beneficial.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for this role.