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Band 5 Assistant Facilities Contracted Services Manager

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The summary of the job is to both assist and support the Head of Contracted Services in the day to day delivery of assigned facilities contracts and in house Services across all UHB sites.

*Clinical Waste Service Contract (UHBFT)

*Linen & Laundry contract (UHBFT)

*Sterile Gowns and Theatre Drapes contract ( UHBFT)

*Commercial waste contract, (UHBFT)

*Hygiene contract (UHBFT)

*Pest Control contract (UHBFT)

*Window Cleaning (UHBFT)

*Matting Services

*Uniform Services

Main duties of the job

To actively manage the day to day provision and delivery of service for all outsourced and in house services within the assigned Portfolio.

*To support and assist the Head of Facilities Contracted Services to promote the delivery of service, quality standards, and targets and to continually improve performance within the assigned contracts and services.

*Undertake specific projects and pieces of work as directed by the Head of Contracted Services

*Work closely with the wider Facilities and Logistics management teams to standardise systems, processes and working practices in line with in-house delivered services.

*Assist in maintaining and improving contractual specifications, SLA's and associated documentation.

*Chair /attend operational contract review meetings and any others as directed by the Head of Contracted Services ensuring accurate records of issues discussed and actions allotted are made and followed up with relevant contractors and in house teams.

*Challenge existing practices, processes and procedures, ensuring that progressive solutions, which take into account models of best practice, are incorporated into service.

*In conjunction with the Trust Estates team and PFI provider assist in the authorising and issue of required permits, for applicable contracted services such as Pest Control and Window cleaning.

*To undertake specified audits and inspections as directed by the Head of Contracted Services.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • Educated to Degree or equivalent professional qualification or experience.


  • Recognised continued professional development.
  • Business management diploma or equivalent
  • Project management qualification



  • Experience of managing internal or external staff groups
  • Experience of Managing and completing projects


  • Human Resources procedures -- recruitment, appraisals, absence management, disciplinary
  • Experience of Auditing and monitoring
  • NHS managerial experience
  • NHS procurement processes
  • Quality systems
  • Auditing
  • Budget and financial management

Additional Criteria


  • Practical knowledge of commercial, industrial and contract management, including associated legislation and regulation.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust



Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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