Company: ENGIE
Skills: Contracts Administration
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom

ENGIE are recruiting for a Lifecycle Contracts Manager to be based at the University of Sheffield student accommodation village. This is a permanent role, working 37.5 hours a week. On offer is a salary banding of £35,000 to £40,000 dependent upon skills and experience.
The Lifecycle Contracts Manager will be responsible for scoping, specifying, planning, procuring and the operational delivery of all Lifecycle requirements at the site; becoming the principle lead in delivering both minor works & major refurbishment projects. You will gain a detailed knowledge of the accommodation portfolio and contract commercial objectives, to identify all requirements and ensure all outcomes meet the contract Output Specification. Reporting to the Account Manager, the candidate will control the day to day budget forecasting & expenditure, ensuring works are delivered on time and on budget.
What is your Day to Day:
  • Create all required tender specifications for required refurbishment works at site - encompassing building fabric, fixtures, fittings and furniture.
  • Engage with the supply chain and the University to identify products & finishes that meet both contractual obligations and client expectations.
  • Liaise with the Technical Services Manager to scope & specify all required Mechanical & Electrical lifecycle works across the accommodation units
  • Liaise with the local maintenance teams to identify failure trends and unforeseen lifecycle requirements.
  • Oversee the administration of Lifecycle budgets, forecasts, expenditure and purchasing through the Coupa procurement system.
  • Plan / Schedule all works and requirements, ensuring all scheduled activities are agreed with the University and other stakeholders
  • Continually review all possible routes to delivery of works, ensuring best value and maximum budget reach for ENGIE.
  • Work with the central procurement teams to identify suitable suppliers of products, materials and works packages as necessary, inclusive of inducting new suppliers to the site.
  • Take a direct role in site managing subcontractors delivering works on behalf of ENGIE
  • Recognise opportunities for self-delivery of larger works packages; project managing multiple trades in delivering projects where a main contractor has not been appointed
  • Liaise with the SHEQ support teams to ensure compliance with all Health & Safety and Statutory obligations for all Lifecycle activities, including direct & main contractor led workstreams
  • Liaise with the commercial support teams to draft & issue ENGIE Works Subcontracts
  • Manage the performance of main contractors for major refurbishment projects, ensuring strict compliance with the ENGIE Works Subcontract particulars
  • Take the leading role in snagging all works delivered, providing the final approval / acceptance of completed works.
  • Support the Account Manager in liaising with ENGIE internal stakeholders for all planned works
  • Ensure all O&M's and Planned Preventative Maintenance activities are updated following delivery of works

About you:
  • Significant experience in a similar or related role
  • Demonstrable practical knowledge of building fabric / M&E refurbishment works - at a trade supervisory or managerial level
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • Conversant with Microsoft applications (Office, Excel, Project, etc)
  • Demonstrable experience of budget & expenditure management

For more information about ENGIE, please visit:

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.

ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of energy, services and regeneration. Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.

We enable customers to embrace a lower carbon, more efficient and increasingly digital world. Our customers benefit from our energy efficient and smart building solutions, the provision of effective and innovative services, the transformation of neighbourhoods through regeneration projects, and the supply of reliable, flexible and renewable energy.

ENGIE improves lives through better living and working environments. We help to balance performance with responsibility, enabling progress in a harmonious way.

Globally, the ENGIE Group employs 160,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €60.6 billion in 2018.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Jan 10, 2021