CMS Facilities Manager - Permanent

University of Cambridge
June 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:£40,521-£54,395
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CMS Facilities Manager - Permanent

About Us

The Centre for Mathematical Sciences (CMS) is located to the west of the city and was built in the early 2000s. It includes the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (DPMMS), the Betty and Gordon Moore Library (BGML) building, and the Isaac Newton Institute (INI).

About the Role

The Facilities Manager has a key role within the CMS, and you will be responsible for the provision of a range of services across the CMS including reception, custodial, and maintenance services. You will take a leadership role in Health and Safety, the University Green Impact agenda as well as energy management for the site. You will be the main liaison with the central Estates Management Division and lead a team of 11, you will also be responsible for overseeing a significant budget for the provision of facilities services.

About You

You will have a responsibility to ensure that the 9 buildings that comprise the Centre for Mathematical Sciences and associated services are fit for purpose and provide the correct level of support for the Faculty's teaching and research activity. You will also have outstanding interpersonal skills and a willingness to engage with site users to develop and continually improve services. You will be educated to a degree level or equivalent or have significant recent experience and substantial line management experience as well as a strong customer service ethos.

You will have:

  • proven experience in contract negotiation, managing projects, financial management, and supervising building/maintenance contractors.

  • excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deliver multiple projects to agreed timescales and with a high degree of initiative.

  • sound knowledge of building services and health and safety legislation and practice.

  • qualifications in facilities management, food safety & hygiene, and health & safety are all desirable. A willingness to be on call out of hours is required to fulfil this role successfully.

  • Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

    Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

    On the online form you should explain the reasons for your application and how your knowledge, skills and experience match the requirements of the role. The full contact details of two referees should be included; please note that we will assume that you are happy for us to approach your referees at any stage, unless you indicate otherwise in the space provided on the form.

    The closing date for this position is 30 June 2024.

    Informal enquiries or requests to arrange a site visit and find out more information may be directed to Ben Daft, Business and Operations Manager - email [email protected].

    For queries about the application process, please email [email protected].

    Please quote reference LO41856 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. We particularly welcome applications from women and /or candidates from a BAME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our Department.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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    Centre for Mathematical Sciences








    3 June 2024

    Closing date

    30 June 2024

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