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BCR (Building Control Room) Manager
Area Job Ref Consultant Sector
Docklands, Greater London, England JA208 James Alexander FA


Position: BCR Manager (Days – Mon to Fri)

Salary: £Competitive + benefits + free parking

Shifts: Mon-Fri 0800-1700

Job Purpose BCR Manager

To support the delivery of engineering risk & compliance services within a complex critical building environment.
Provide support for developing a centre of excellence for operational maintenance within a critical business environment.
Responsible for the day to day operational management of all sub-contractors, permit issuance & closure, safety & site inspections, RAMS review, comment and approval, management of BCR tasks and CAFM PPM & reactive task delivery
Improve the effectiveness of the BCR in managing and auditing external vendors
Enhance operational safety across all aspects of 3rd party delivery and internal technicians.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities BCR Manager
Adopt engineering & fabric compliance obligations through applying existing management standards.
Maintain up to date knowledge of all building engineering, relevant industry requirements and legal compliance obligations.
Develop a bespoke e-permit system approach relative to the site conditions, the equipment deployed and the type of business and personal risk which may exist.
Fully engage and understand industry and legal compliance issues.
Maintain accurate databases for industry and legal compliance issues.
Audit all aspects of compliance issues developed from the site risk registers.
Coordinate PPM and Reactive task issues to meet customer SLA & KPI targets.
Audit maintenance records for PPM system, action report any compliance deficiencies.
Develop and manage within "The Company" policies an approach to site environmental compliance.
Deliver engineering and fabric system compliance processes, procedures, audit, record and report against these processes and procedures.
Manage environmental issues, utilising waste management transfer documents and other related paperwork as necessary.
Apply operational risk management techniques to maintain 100% safety records.
Apply and maintain all written schemes as relevant within a Permit to Work environment,
Manage and maintain all aspects of site Health & Safety and report any incidence to "The Company" Health & safety department
Manage and record issue, usage and replacement of PPE, welfare and work wear related items including ordering and control of stock levels.
Manage, administer and organise operative training records and needs.
Manage and administer COSHH requirements, audit and control all hazardous events.
Provide clear written management reports.
Demonstrate ability to give clear instructions to delegates and police accordingly.
Manage the completion and use of risk assessments and method statements
Manage compliance with the companies QA and SHE procedures.
Take ownership of the client’s needs and pursue effective communications with the customer
Provide monthly operational statistics reports 
Compliance and Health & safety training of staff, including system operations updating the training matrix to meet set competency requirements.
Develop and maintain a robust e-permit to work process 
Occasional Allied Duties

Health & Safety
All staff are required to fulfil their legal duty to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and others who may be affected by their acts and omissions, and to follow all guidance and instructions given in this respect.  Further details regarding Health & Safety responsibilities are set out in the Health & Safety Policy.

Working Relationships

General Manager, Critical Systems Manager, Critical Asset Manager, BSS,- Interface with Health & Environmental (HS&E) Department, Quality Assurance (QA), Human Resource (HR) Department and Central Engineering Design Team.


Interface with Client Representative, Service providers, OEM’s and Material Suppliers as necessary
Person Specification

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills Required by BCR Manager


Relevant Health & Safety qualification – IOSH

Achieved AP status

Experience gained within a multi-discipline hard and soft services environment

Relevant engineering qualification – City & Guilds; ONC; HNC

Sound Mechanical, Electrical, lifting equipment and building services knowledge

Experience in computer PPM management systems e.g.  concept 500 SQC or equivalent

Be conversant with current Health and Safety legislation.

Practical knowledge of Microsoft packages - Word, Excel etc.

15-yrs experience at a supervisor/managerial level

Sound level of administration/organisational skills.

Prior experience with permits to work 

Prior experience of building management systems.


Ability to professionally manage external vendors

Good communicator in awkward situations

Clear vision of risks and how to mitigate

Calm individual with a positive approach to working in high risk environments