Asset Management Lead

  • Job Reference: R20669
  • Date Posted: 27 March 2024
  • Recruiter: AWE
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  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Additional Benefits
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

AWE is now recruiting an Asset Management Lead to lead the integration of asset management activities by identifying, appraising, optimising and prioritising options for the development of effective asset management plans, championing the implementation of the Asset Management strategy into the Estate Area, to ensure asset management objectives are achieved.

Location - Reading / Basingstoke area

Salary - £43,370-£60,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)

Closing date - 10th April 2024

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)

  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training

  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services

  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)

  • Life Assurance

  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending

  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family

  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site

Key Accountabilities:

  • Drive implementation of the Asset Management Framework and Systems across own area of responsibility through the production and maintenance of the estate and asset management plans.

  • Provide subject matter expert support to the Group Leader Asset Operations in the application of Asset Management principles to be compliant with their AM responsibilities.

  • Promote the implementation of Asset Management by developing asset management capability and awareness, championing AM Principles and Best Practices to help establish a firm asset management culture at AWE.

  • Ownership of the Asset Management Improvement plan on behalf of the GLAO.

  • Deliver lifecycle and investment plans which are prioritised and escalated based on sound Asset Management decisions and principles.

  • Specify the range, volume and quality of AM activities and projects needed to achieve the AM Strategy to define an AM Service Level Agreement for area of responsibility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and communicate Asset Management Plans (AMP) establishing a funded, prioritised and approved 12 month "working" plan, through the collaboration of function and operational areas.

  • Establish and manage AMP local governance arrangements with GLAO and Sponsor

  • Establish a rhythm of updating and up-issuing Asset Management Plan's on an annual basis by facilitating and co-ordinating all key stakeholders who need to be involved.

  • Co-ordination of AM activities across the estate area to ensure alignment of outcomes to meet estates AM objectives.

  • Manage and lead the Risk, Issues and Opportunities process (for area of responsibility) identifying, scoring, monitoring and prioritising all asset risks covering health & safety, security, asset availability, reputation, environmental (including climate change) and finance.

  • Lead and manage the Investment Planning Request process for respective area of responsibility

  • Utilising the Asset Management Self Assessment tool, complete assessments for the relevant business area to establish areas for improvement of asset management implementation.

  • Working with all stakeholders develop AM capability and awareness within area of responsibility by promoting the goals and benefits of AM.

  • Play a leading role in making appropriate AM information available for decision making.

  • Using appropriate metrics for analysis and interpretation of information, monitor the business benefits of AM strategies and identifying area for improvement.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.