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GBP £42,432 to £44,373 42432




Neighbourhoods & Housing


Housing Services

DBS Required


Contract Type

Permanent - Full Time

Closing date


An opportunity has arisen to appoint a permanent officer into the position of an Electrical Service Manager who will be responsible for the delivery and management of Lift Servicing, Lift Breakdowns, Lift Renewal and the replacement of Major Lift Components.

You need to have a good knowledge of project and contract management as well as a in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Lift Industry including the relevant regulations, guidelines and legislation as well as practical experience delivering Lift programmes, dealing with day to day lift repairs and from time to time carry out lift inspections.

The candidate must have the relevant NVQ3 Lift & Escalator professional qualifications including EOR/202 Basic Lift Safety and EOR/205N Basic Service Lift Safety qualifications. As well as a project management qualification such as Prince 2.

You will be required to inform, advise, and respond to residents, as a group or on an individual basis as well as liaise and negotiate with interested parties e.g. contractors, developers or professionals from other multidisciplinary areas. It is therefore essential that you have good communication skills, verbally as well as written and you also have a good knowledge and understanding of creating and making use of spreadsheets in order to aid the delivery of lift programmes and for monitoring proposes.

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience. You are not required to submit a supporting statement or CV.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Closing date for applications: 26 February 2020

Interview date: To be confirmed

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.