Site (Facilities) Manager Shoreham Technical Centre

  • Role type
  • Full time, Permanent

  • Location/s
  • Shoreham-by-Sea

  • Closing Date
  • 27/05/2024

Job Description

Ricardo UK Ltd. Logo

Role: Site Manager Shoreham Technical Centre

Location: Shoreham-by-Sea Sussex

Role ID:  2024-2349


Our vision is to create a safe and sustainable world

Ricardo plc a global strategic, environmental, and engineering consulting company – at the intersection of transport, energy and global climate agendas  and a leader in sustainability consultancy, solving complex environmental challenges through industry-leading analysis, advice and data. Every day, we enable our customers to solve the most complex and dynamic challenges to help achieve a safe and sustainable world.



Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the facilities at the Shoreham Technical Centre.

Including supervising and providing guidance to Maintenance, Electrical, Building Services team and admin/reception teams for the site. Delivery of Site plans, establishing and monitoring performance against set standards and controls. Ensuing all operational aspects of the Site run smoothly and any identified or escalated issues are dealt with in a timely manner.



  • Ownership of the Site Management department budget, including areas for cost savings
  • Line management of the inhouse maintenance and reception team
  • Ensuring all Planned Preventive Maintenance is up to date and effective
  • Management of external contracts such as catering and security
  • Ensures Site Management compliance to ISO 45001, 27001, 9001, 14001 & 50001
  • Ensuring competency of team is kept up to date and relevant
  • Conducts regular site inspections and actioning any findings
  • Managing large capital upgrade projects such a refurbishments or new facilities
  • Management of the In and Out of Hours Emergency Response Team and ensuring sufficient rota coverage
  • Ownership of the electricity metering system, CCTV and site wide alarm system

Knowledge / Experience

  • Demonstrated significant experience in facilities and /or building maintenance on an industrial / engineering site.
  • Line management experience in managing operational and facilities teams.
  • Leading or overseeing projects with minimal guidance.
  • Good understanding of financial drivers and significant budget management experience.
  • HND or equivalent qualification in relevant trade or facilities discipline (maybe qualified by experience)
  • Membership to relevant professional organisation i.e. IWFM or similar.
  • Experience of contractor management.

Skills / Attributes

  • Commercially aware and comfortable managing multi-million pound budgets.
  • Exceptional organisational skills, with the ability to plan for self and the site team in the short and long term.
  • Professional with ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the business.
  • IT literate.
  • Good standard of written and spoken English.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good problem solving, analytical and listening skills.


Working with Ricardo

You will be warmly welcomed into our workplace where every voice matters. We are diverse thinkers and doers, coming together to create a culture of inclusion. We will support you to find your place.


We will encourage you to use your passion and expertise to make a positive impact through the projects you work on.  Your knowledge and desire to bring about change will be invaluable in helping deliver innovative solutions that support communities across the globe in becoming safer and more sustainable.


Work life balance 

Wellbeing is at the core to our culture, allowing employees to flourish and to achieve their full potential.



We want you to know how much you are valued. Your remuneration and benefits package will reflect that. You will receive a range of benefits which include support for your physical and mental health.

For this role there is also 

  • Potential to join out of hours team and receive on call payment
  • Potential to join fire team with overtime payment
  • On site gym with shower and changing facilities 


Diversity, Equality and Inclusion statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours. We have an ambitious diversity, equality, and inclusion approach as explained here. We value diversity; recognising that a more diverse workforce creates a richer and more varied working environment.


Diversity also drives innovation, by allowing us to offer our clients the best consultancy service that we can. As part of our commitment to engage positively and pro-actively with all our employees and to ensure an inclusive culture, we are a recognised as a 'disability confident' employer.


Next steps

Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.


Ricardo is a Disability confident employer please advise the recruitment team via if you require any adjustments to support you throughout the recruitment process.