SFG20 provides a web-based software platform to make building maintenance schedules available to service engineers in the field as well as to design engineers. Over 800 organisations subscribe to SFG20, including museums, libraries, councils, retailers, the NHS, and manufacturers. SFG20 is headquartered in Penrith, Cumbria and has an office in central London.
The SFG20 platform contains approximately 1,200 maintenance schedules for over 70 different asset types. The platform can be accessed through a mobile application and its API allows integration with Computer-Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) and other third-party software providers.
SFG20 has a dominant market position in building maintenance instructions, maintenance scheduling and costing. SFG20 has ambitious plans to continue to grow revenue by 40% per annum over the next three years.
The post holder will be responsible to the SFG20 Technical Publications Lead. The role encompasses the management and provision of technical advice to internal groups and to members, the facilitation, writing and maintaining of technical publications and the research and collation of FM and Building Services schedules. Ideally, from an electrical or FM background the post holder will work with the wider SFG20 team on specific industry projects to develop schedules and requirements to continually grow the dynamic library within SFG20.
The following information provides a guide to the remit and responsibilities:
- Research, development and writing of service and maintenance schedules for BESA’s highly successful SFG20 product, including:
- SFG20 task maintenance schedules; ongoing technical and legislative/statutory review of SFG20 task library and update SFG tasks accordingly to comply with new information, specifically highlighting any item that may require task descriptions, frequencies, or timings to be amended or for new tasks to be developed.
- Specialist and new tasks; Gather information from industry and manufacturers to enable maintenance tasks to be developed for new equipment and sector specific requirements.
- Collation and analysis of technical issues, trends and updates based on this analysis.
- The provision of technical advice to SFG20 subscribers, BESA members and staff.
- Keeping abreast of relevant developments relating to the technical and safety aspects of the building services sector.
Graduate level or equivalent industry experience.
- A sound working knowledge of the technical requirements of electrical building services maintenance.
- A sound working knowledge of the requirements of Facilities Management particularly in relation to electrical installations.
- A sound working knowledge of current regulations, industry standards and codes of practice
- A sound working knowledge of building handover documentation such as co-operation & maintenance manuals, record drawings, manufacturer’s literature, and test certificates.
- Good working knowledge/ understanding of H&S requirements of the building services sector.
- Good working knowledge / understanding of Building Fabric requirements in relation to Facilities Management.
- A good network of industry professionals operating within buildings services consultancies, contractors, and manufacturers.
- Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of technical experts in the Facilities Management and Building services sector.
- Ability to interpret technical standards, best practice guides or similar etc. in order to draft, edit and produce SFG20 technical documentation.
- Proficient in written and oral communications skills.
- Proficient IT skills – familiarity with the use of Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat essential.
- An enquiring mind with an interest in technical innovation within the sector.
- Attention to detail and a proactive approach to work.
- Willing attitude and readiness to take on new challenges.
- Commercially aware.
- Hold a full UK driving licence.
- Travel with occasional overnight stays.
In addition to salary, our benefits include:
- Holiday entitlement: 26 days, plus 8 Bank Holidays
- Additional Leave Purchase Scheme: Option to purchase up to 5 days holiday per year
- Private Medical Insurance
- Cycle to work scheme
- Summer Hours – Option to compress your working hours over the Summer and finish at lunchtime on a Friday
- Mental Health Awareness Training and Employee Assistance Programme
- Group Income Protection Scheme (after 24 months service)
- Full Company Sick Pay for six months (after successful completion of probationary period)
- Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay – length of service related
- Refer a friend bonus