The Role of the Stadium Technical Manager Reporting to the Operations Director, the Stadium Technical Manager is a key position within the Stadium management team to ensure successful delivery of services. The role will act as the lead to Brentford FC on all M&E related issues.

The successful candidate will ensure the successful and timely delivery of both maintenance and installation services for all critical building and operational systems on site. The role requires someone with strong technical knowledge of M&E systems together with the ability to successfully manage a range of contractors to deliver services to the highest standards.

The role requires a hands-on approach and someone with the flexibility to meet the demands of a site that is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Main Accountabilities

• Act as a technical M&E advisor and manager to Brentford FC;

• Ensure all technical M&E activities such as maintenance and projects are delivered in a timely and efficient manner, delivering the highest standard of customer experience;

• Take specific responsibility for the maintenance and operation of the sites critical M&E systems such as electrical, HVAC and BMS services

• Provide a safe and healthy workplace with responsibility for all Environmental Health and Safety regulatory compliance for both Brentford FC and supply partners;

• Full management and oversight of all planned and reactive site maintenance requirements; • Management of all aspects of M&E contractors service delivery;

• Management of capital and operational projects as required;

• Ensure contingency plans are in place for emergencies, including approved business continuity plans and disaster recovery plans;

• Ensure knowledge of Supplier contract terms, scope of work and performance specification;

• Ensure resourcing is adequate on match and event days for uninterrupted delivery of service;

General Club Accountabilities

• To ensure compliance with all relevant Club policies, including health and safety policies and with specific reference to the data regulations (GDPR and PECR)

• To ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements

• To build and maintain good working relationships both internally and externally, maintaining a professional image at all times when representing Brentford FC

• To keep confidential any information gained regarding the Club and its personnel

• To maintain a flexible approach to work at all times

Key Relationships

• Operations

• Technology

• Finance

Person Specification – Essential Personal Characteristics

• Formal Mechanical or Electrical Engineering qualifications, to degree level from an established University or equivalent

• Significant demonstrable experience; preferably in a mix of consulting and operational roles. We deem this to be at least 7 years PQE experience

• Wide knowledge of Building Services systems, including HVAC, electrical, BMS;

• Previous exposure to working in a senior management position to deliver maintenance services in a complex M&E environment;

• Demonstrable cost control orientation;

• Strong computer and personal technology skills;

• Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills;

• Demonstrable experience of monitoring and improving operational efficiency;

• Good working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and statutory compliance;

• Ability to work to tight deadlines whilst under pressure;

• Flexible, adaptable and collaborative approach;

• A hands-on approach;

• A strong team player and ethos.

Person Specification – Desirable Characteristics

• Ambitious and self-driven

• Strong organisational skills

• Community minded

• Comfortable networking with potential and new stakeholders