Lead Maintenance Manager - Head Office in London

Work for TESCO! One of the biggest and most successful supermarkets in the UK.

Job description

Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Full time - permanent
Welwyn Garden City
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Maintenance Management
Business Unit:
GB Maintenance
What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work! These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme.
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus 8 Bank holidays).
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay.
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home.
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want.

Click  to read more about the benefits we have available for our colleagues.

About the role

Accountable for the Maintenance delivery, exceptional service, and site standards across circa 20 Head Office sites retail sites. Leading a team of up to 3 Maintenance Managers. Providing a safe, legal, and functioning estate for HO Colleagues, stake-holders, visitors and customers

Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details before your agreed start date.

You will be responsible for

Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence and have these specific risk responsibilities:

  • Lead and support the delivery of Maintenance across 20 Head Office Buildings whilst developing and driving safety Initiatives and campaigns that provide a functional, safe, and legal environment for colleagues and visitors.

  • Lead, engage and develop a diverse and inclusive team of up to 3 Maintenance Managers, 26 multi skilled technicians, constantly raising the performance standards everyday through regular 1-2-1s, and development/coaching, and performance related conversations.

  • Take responsibility for personal development and teams’ development.

  • Consistently review the workload and capacity of my team to ensure prioritization, efficiency, and business continuity.

  • Ensure the delivery of financial control through excellent analysis and judgement

  • Delivery of Fleet, Headcount, Overtime, Parts, General repairs, Capital and total Budgets. Ensuring clarity on any forecast/budgetary changes

  • Delivery of Critical Asset Availability through Daily Operational Review activity, by diagnosing, and recommending solutions to operational challenges, using specialist knowledge, and operational expertise, and resources, where appropriate.

  • Support the delivery of Program and Project creation.

  • Delivers plans from 3 months to one year with impact felt at 6/12 months.

  • Delivering the company KPI`s and supporting improvement where they are not achieved.

  • Communicate and build effective relationships with stakeholders and colleagues within internal and external functions.

  • Manage expectations and escalations of FMs and attend HO meetings, Accountable for all HO Maintenance delivery.

  • Lead Planet activities across the HO portfolio

  • Continued maintenance of and improvement of Business Continuity/Resilience plans

  • Ensuring compliance in any audit activities


You will need

Operational skills relevant for this job:

  • Communication and stakeholder management
  • Influencing and negotiation
  • Change Management
  • Leading a large and diverse remote team
  • Analysis of complex data to come to timely decisions
  • Building internal and external networks
  • Risk management and strategic thinking
  • Commercial and Business acumen
  • Delivering Financial Budgets
  • Service Delivery on a similar scale
  • Significant Project Management experience

Experience relevant for this role:

  • Remote leadership of Technical Management teams
  • Comparable Retail, Facilities or Manufacturing Maintenance management experience
  • People leadership and Development
  • Leading and Implementing change programs
  • Maintenance and engineering technical delivery
  • Managing the most Senior Stakeholders
  • Working/Delivering 100% Electrical resilience and Electrical infrastructure improvement programs.
About us

At Tesco Maintenance, it’s our people that make us one of the leading retail maintenance providers in the UK. We operate in over 3,500 Tesco and One Stop stores, distribution centres, Tesco banks and head offices, to deliver first class maintenance and engineering solutions and support.  

With our comprehensive induction and our technical competency plan, we invest in training for our field colleagues to have the right level of skills and expertise for each role to work safely and provide first-rate asset management across our estate. We create a culture where every colleague is competent, motivated and professional, maximising the level of support we offer to Tesco stores. 

From multi-skilled, to technically-savvy technicians, we’ve got it covered. Our Operations and Maintenance Managers span the entirety of the UK; technically-minded individuals who support our field engineers to get the job done.  Our Engineering team work to introduce a broad spectrum of award-winning new technological initiatives; from compliance testing to refrigeration, security to sustainability.  

Everything we do in Tesco Maintenance is focused on supporting continuous improvement to the overall shopping experience for our customers.

Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
Published at
Profession type
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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