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Assistant Asset Manager

Strategic Asset Management (SAM)

  • Assist the Project lead with the delivery of Vercity’s SAM services to time, on budget and to the agreed service scope and quality standards.
  • Support the service leader (Senior Asset Manager or Associate Director) on asset management projects as agreed with the Associate Director.
  • Support the delivery, client management and profitability of projects.
  • Support the delivery of asset management on Vercity’s SAM service offering to its clients.
  • Support the management the delivery of survey commissions on behalf of the SAM team and as directed by the Associate Director /SAM Management Team including supporting QA reviews.
  • Assist with building assessments in support of the Associate Director /SAM Management Team.
  • Assist the Asset Management team with relationship and performance management of Vercity’s strategic providers on building fabric and engineering related products across the portfolio.



Home/Project Locations as required

Reporting To

Associate Director

Key Responsibilities

Management Assistance

  • Assist with the provision of regular reports on the overall performance of the SAM operational portfolio.
  • Help manage client relationships at tactical/regional level with Client representatives.
  • Work with the delivery lead in the performance of data maintenance to SAM lifecycle models.

Surveying and Asset Management

  • Support the management and delivery of survey commissions on behalf of the SAM team including supporting QA reviews, as required.
  • Assist in the performance of non-intrusive inspections and asset validations.
  • Work with Mobilisation Team to assist in the generation of lifecycle models, plans and dashboards from data in Microsoft Excel and other software systems.

Operational Delivery

  • Support client relationships at a tactical/ level with Project leads or Client representatives.
  • Assist in the preparation of client reports and dashboards.
  • Assist in the review and challenge of lifecycle expenditure requests on behalf of clients.
  • Work with the project teams and other SAM team members to generate 5-year lifecycle plans.
  • Work with the Mobilisation Team to help update the SAM lifecycle profile through data maintenance.
  • Support the tracking of progress against the lifecycle plan.
  • Inspect and comment on ongoing and completed lifecycle works.
  • Attend lifecycle management and delivery meetings with the FM Service Provider and project teams.
  • Attend board meetings if required to present.
  • Support with liaison with technical advisors.
  • Work with the project lead to develop and manage supply chain agreements to ensure best value in lifecycle planning and delivery.
  • Support quality assurance checks and peer reviews on other less experienced colleagues’ outputs, as appropriate.

Technical and Commercial

  • Collating information from Vercity’s projects and the industry to support the development and maintenance of up to date and robust cost information.
  • Support the team in identifying ways to reduce costs and add asset value across the portfolio.
  • Feed into the library of information on asset elements including liaison with strategic providers on product types, costs and activity cycles.

Person Specification

Behavioural Competencies

  • Achieve and do.
  • Business awareness and customer focus.
  • Collaborative and team focused.
  • Manage time to meet priorities and deadlines.
  • A willingness to travel to site as required including some overnight stays.
  • Participate productively in meetings.

Internal and External Relationships

  • Understand specific project relationships.
  • Possess interpersonal skills to build trust and confidence.


  • Maintain a programme of personal/professional development.
  • Comply with all relevant Vercity policies and procedures.
  • Undertake other duties as requested by Vercity in accordance with the delivery of contract arrangements.
  • Where required, review statutory compliance documentation pertaining to Building Regulations, H&S and Fire Safety.

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