London Bridge City - Senior Engineering Manager

Senior Engineering Manager

Candidate Information Pack

Dear Candidate Welcome to London Bridge City – a destination enjoyed by visitors from across the globe and a river vibe loved by those who work and live in the area. London Bridge City is surrounded by some of the City’s most famous landmarks and is steeped in rich British culture. This iconic London neighbourhood offers high-flying workers, and laidback visitors alike, an abundance of world-class food, shopping and entertainment, as well as some of the best London tourist attractions. Rubbing shoulders with the likes of Borough Market, The View from The Shard, HMS Belfast, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, this vibrant and forward thinking community is one of the most visited riverside London destinations. With half a mile of river frontage along the Thames between London Bridge and Tower Bridge, and a total of 21.5 acres of space, it’s a vast and lively mixed-use environment. Encapsulating 3 million sq ft of office, retail and leisure space, along with private residential apartments, the estate is overflowing with historical charm, breath-taking architecture and sensational views. This desirable neighbourhood hosts a contemporary community of some of the world’s most visionary businesspeople, dynamic residents and those seeking an indulgent, yet balanced lifestyle. The Senior Engineering Manager will assist with the delivery of engineering and technical services at this prestigious property. A client and customer facing role, they will be responsible for identifying and delivering commercial, technical and operational solutions involving the design, delivery and implementation of MEP and VT asset replacement strategies and projects. They will also support the day-to-day management of the engineering team and take the lead on liaison with operational colleagues and will deputise for the Technical Director in their absence.

Please read on to find out more about this opportunity.



The Estate




1651 Pioneering businessman, Alexander Hay, became proprietor of Tooley Street warehouses, taverns and brew houses in London Bridge. His business acumen enriched the area and it began to be a key trading dock for the country. 1696 Joseph Hay (son of Alexander Hay) established an insurance scheme named 'Ye Amicable Contributors' and formed the first fire brigade in London to protect the area. 1838 Marked the end of nearly two centuries of the Hay family affiliation with Hay's Wharf.

1666 The Great Fire of London virtually destroyed the City and the riverside wharfs.

1700s Hay's Wharf was used as a refuge for German Protestants escaping persecution, some emigrate to New America

1840 John Humphrey Jnr took over the leasehold of the wharf.

1849 Britain opened up trade with the

1856/7 Sir William Cubitt, an acclaimed civil engineer, was commissioned to build a new wharf around an enclosed dock. Late 1800s/early 1900s The Wharf was rebuilt and became a major dockland serving the whole of the British Empire. Handling thousands of tons of dairy produce from abroad, it was named the Larder of London'. Cottons Wharf was converted into the first commercial cold storage warehouse in Britain. 1940s Hay’s Wharf was badly damaged during WWII bombings and once again it was rebuilt.

international market and started importing tea on the much-admired Tea Clippers from China, India and Ceylon.

1861 Hay's Dock was destroyed by the Great Fire of Tooley Street - described as "the greatest spectacle since the Great Fire of 1666".

Early 1920s Ernest Shackleton's ship, The Quest, was fitted out in Hay's Wharf for the ill-fated Polar Expedition of 1921-1922


1960 The recovered dock was handling 2 million tons of foodstuffs within its wharfs and had 11 cold and cool air facilities.

1969 Saw the demise of the wharfs due to fierce labour disputes with the Dockers and a lack of manpower to unload the ships. A change in trading patterns and containerisation was also to blame. Early 1980s The land at Hay’s Wharf was acquired and the regeneration of the derelict docks stretching from London Bridge to Tower Bridge began. It was named London Bridge City. 1987 Hay’s Wharf was transformed into a beautifully designed shopping arcade, Hay’s Galleria Artist, David Kemp, was commissioned to build the giant sculpture, The Navigators, to remember the areas docking heritage.

1977 Skate City was built and the Queen’s Walk (from Lambeth Bridge to Tower Bridge) was established to mark the Queen’s Silver Jubilee. 1986 Saw the completion of phase one of London Bridge City: No.1 London Bridge and the Cottons Centre.

1998 The More London Estate was sold to London Bridge Holdings Limited who developed it into what it is today.

2002 City Hall was completed.

Present Day London Bridge City encompasses the site of these historic warehouses, with No. 1 London Bridge, Cottons Centre, Hay’s Galleria and More London Estate all standing proud within this dynamic riverside food, shopping and entertainment hub.

2010 7 More London Riverside was the last building to be finished.


Savills Property Management

Founded in the UK in 1855, Savills is one of the world’s leading property agents. Their experience and expertise spans the globe, with more than 600 offices across the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. Savills provide high quality property management services across the board; from helping with everyday maintenance issues to working on marketing strategies, their team covers all the bases when it comes to managing commercial property, including retail, office and business space, leisure and industrial. Their vision is simple – to be the best forward thinking provider of property management services in all markets, giving clients and end users the highest level of service at all times. Savills offer property management expertise across all areas of real estate, at every stage of the development life cycle.


Adding value to assets is their primary focus, along with providing real insight and forward-thinking advice from their flexible team of global experts. Savills’ customer-first approach combined with an in-depth knowledge of property and a global presence enables them to deliver best-in-class property management services to clients, and to offer an enhanced experience for occupiers and visitors alike.


The Role Senior Engineering Manager London Bridge City

This is an incredible opportunity to work in one of London’s most iconic business and lifestyle destinations, welcoming millions of visitors annually and working within a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment. This role will assist with the delivery of engineering and technical services at this prestigious property, which overlooks London Bridge Station, London Bridge and the Thames. It will support the Technical Director in delivering first-class property management as a part of the London Bridge City team.

Key Responsibilities



• Review service partner’s proposals and switching schedules for electrical shutdown works to ensure optimum level of service to Occupiers and systems. • Assist the property managers in the compliance with all current legislation and

• Provide senior management support for the Technical Director and stand-in as the senior technical representative in the Technical Director’s absence. • Provide day-to-day technical and operational support to the Property Managers and Occupiers. • Provide first line day-to-day management for the Engineering Team. • Support the Property Management Team • Take the lead in the review of the MEP and VT asset registers to ensure that they are up to date and inclusive of all equipment. • Take the lead in the procurement of all vertical transportation and access equipment lifecycle planning. • Support the Property Management Team and the Head of People and Culture in the provision of ESG planning and improvements. • Assist the Property Managers in their preparation and management of engineering in the procurement of utilities and the procurement of associated services, including metering and professional services, including brokerage of utility services, recharges etc.

recommended standards, to include: • Reviewing service partners Risk Assessments are up to date and

appropriate to building and maintenance tasks. • Ensuring Pressure Vessel Written Scheme is up to date. • Ensuring service partners Emergency Lighting Log Records up to date. • Management of Water Treatment regime ensuring that Water Treatment Manuals are up to date. • Manage status of Lift Inspections and report via Lift minutes. • Ensure that all statutory inspections are carried out by the due date and manage/monitor progress of actions via external reports spreadsheet attached to appropriate minutes and risk management system is kept up to date. • Assist the Property Managers in regular audits of the planned maintenance programme. • Liaise with Building Management and Occupiers regarding operational and technical matters such as plant shutdowns.

service charge budgets, to include procurement as per Savills’s policies.



• Working with the Property Managers, develop, implement and manage Environmental and Energy Conservation Programmes, (working with others where necessary) ensuring optimum usage of energy. To advise on potential problems, improvements and possible savings. • Assist the Property Managers in the management and development of the CAFM system, ensuring information, plant history, drawings and technical information is accurate and up to date. • Develop, implement and maintain the site- specific plant replacement strategy and programme, working in conjunction with the budget holders, clients, accountants, surveyors and appointed consultants.

Contractual & Reporting:

• Set up new utility contracts for handed over buildings and public realm as required. • Prepare contract documentation to include: - Tender Documents, agreements and specifications. • Manage tendering procedures. Analyse Tenders. Undertake Post tender interviews. • Manage contractor closely during mobilization period and through to completion. • Ensure that all O&M’s and drawings are in place as soon as is reasonably practicable.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties, and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation.


The above is not an exhaustive list of duties.

Person Specification Essential: • Previous Senior Engineering Management experience within a private estate • Suitable engineering / building services qualification. • Working knowledge and experience of the mechanical and electrical services industry and key factors affecting it. • Good strategic vision and a strong commitment to customer service. • Successful people management experience, including technical & personnel development & change management. • Extensive experience of managing services to an agreed budget. • Good understanding of property management. • A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of legislative health & safety requirements in relation to MEP services, L8 and MEP services. • Excellent time management skills with ability to respond to client/contract deadlines. • Fully conversant with Electrical installation and current IEE regulations. • Experienced in the planning and delivery of MEP projects. Desirable: • Member of professional body such as CIBSE, IET, IWFM. • NEBOSH certificate preferred.

For a full JD, please get in touch with The Management Recruitment Group.



How to Apply For a confidential discussion to find out more about this opportunity, please contact the Savills’ appointed recruitment partners Matt Giles or Emilia Fasano at The Management Recruitment Group. Applications should consist of a CV and covering statement outlining key matching experience for applying for the post. Applications should be sent to; or

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