Facilities and Services Manager

Newton Park
Rate of Pay: £32,004 to £36,001 per annum
09 Aug 2017
22 Aug 2017
Ref: 08/17/1147
Contract Type
Full Time

Post Title: Facilities and Services Manager

Academic Unit/Department: Estates

Location: Newton Park

Line Manager: Deputy Head of Department, Facilities and Services

Rate of Pay: £32,004 to £36,001 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Ref: 08/17/1147

Closing Date: 12 midnight GMT, 22 August 2017

Interview Date: Week Commencing 4 September 2017


About us

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. And we place collaboration at the heart of everything we do. With ever growing student numbers, we make sure our people are engaged and empowered by blending digital technologies, international perspectives, work-oriented connections and inspirational teaching. Together we’re on a journey to transform our students’ lives. And it starts with people like you.

About the role

The main purpose of this role is to assist in the management and delivery of effective high quality estates services for designated premises across the University by providing robust tactical management of operational services.  These include Conferencing, cleaning, waste management, contractor management, Domestic and Portering services.  This also includes the staff management to include training and rostering.  To assist the Deputy Head of Estates in staff and contractor management and the implementation of University wide policies and procedures.  Other duties and responsibilities include leading and managing a team of Facilities Assistants in accordance with Estates and HR policies and procedures, including managing annual leave, sickness, performance, mediation, investigations etc. You will also be required to manage the site budgets up to an agreed amount per site and approving/inputting Purchase Orders. To ensure that monthly site budgets are checked and discussed with the contractors and the Deputy Head of Estates in 1:1 meetings in order to prioritise monitoring and expenditure and effective cost control.

About you (requirements)

For you to be successful in this role you need have a successful background in a customer focused service either Facilities management or Conferencing and Events Management in Higher Education as well as some experience of working in the Private sector.  Its also essential that you have strong communication and IT skill, and are comfortable liaising with stakeholders.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Andy Williams, on 01225 875805 or a.williams2@bathspa.ac.uk 

How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please visit jobs.bathspa.ac.uk.   Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed.  Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to hrcontact@bathspa.ac.uk.

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff.  These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community

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