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Head of M&E Building Services

Motherwell, North Lanarkshire
£80,000 - £85,000 per year + benefits
Closing date
14 Jul 2022
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Your new company

Head of Building Services – Scotland for the highly reputable Baker Hicks Consultancy, part of the Morgan Sindall Group. Baker Hicks are a leading European-wide multi-disciplinary design company, working on a range of complex projects across various sectors including - public sector and government, life sciences. defence, custodial and laboratories and Hays are delighted to partner with Baker Hicks for this appointment.

This Senior level appointment offers a market leading package together with the opportunity to work on multi million pound projects (some ranging up to £250 million), across Scotland, in collaboration with other Tier 1 building services contractors. Projects are often high profile and industry leading in terms of design and future thinking. Example projects:

  • New Build £70million in Highland with state of the art design
  • Two projects with East Dunbartonshire Council in the leisure sector
  • Life Science project, £30million in west of Scotland

The role will involve:

Day to Day :

  • Business Development & nurturing client relationships
  • Budget management/ delivery
  • Tenders, Fee proposal and commercial reviews  
  • Resourcing the right teams
  • Quality Assurance
  • Career reviews, appraisals, set up structure, timesheets/ hours management

A truly modern consultancy mindset and one who are committed to a sustainable future and are entering into a period of growth. Enthusiasm in sustainability and Passive House projects would be seen as hugely desirable.

Your new role + What you'll need to succeed

  • A Mechanical bias would be preferred, though not mandatory
  • Appreciation of sustainability and Passive House projects
  • Building on existing, and creating new, client relationships
  • Tendering for projects and QA procedures
  • Team (approx. 20) management and resourcing
  • Ability to manage multi million pounds projects

What you'll get in return

With a large pipeline of work, this widely renowned brand has staff retention rates that are second to none in the industry. Progress and development are actively encouraged.

They have a trusted portfolio of repeat custom clientele and have a track record of delivering key complex projects across a variety of sectors, many of which are leading the way in design development and technology.

Below are listed some key benefits:

  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Yearly bonus
  • Yearly salary reviews
  • Car allowance £6k
  • Pension matched to 6%
  • Private health
  • Hybrid Working
  • Central Scotland location
  • Market leading salary


BakerHicks is a design and engineering company that specialises in complex infrastructure, process and built environments across the full project life cycle. Our disciplines range from initial architecture to civil and structural, building services, specialist high voltage and process engineering services, programme management and CDM consultancy, using the latest innovations in Building Information Modelling (BIM) for the most efficient and cost-effective design.

The company name comes from two pioneers of the founding business: Professor Sir John Baker (later Lord Baker), Research and Development Director and previously Head of Cambridge University’s Engineering Department; and Howard Hicks, the Group Chairman and Chief Executive. The name BakerHicks better reflects our established reputation as an independent consultancy, delivering award-winning design and engineering services across the UK since 1957.

BakerHicks is part of Morgan Sindall Group plc, a leading UK construction and regeneration group with a revenue of c £2.9 billion and which operates through six divisions of Construction & Infrastructure, Fit Out, Property Services, Partnership Housing, Urban Regeneration and Investments.

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