Facilities & Operations Manager (Fixed Term) Secondment Opportunity, Internal Applicants Only

University of Cambridge
June 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45,585-£57,696
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: The fund
Working Time:Full time
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Facilities & Operations Manager (Fixed Term) Secondment Opportunity,

Internal Applicants Only

The post is offered to internal candidates only on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

We are looking for a senior manager to provide additional, temporary support and leadership for our facilities team as we embark on an ambitious programme of refurbishment. You will be an integral member of the senior management team with shared responsibility for the management of the physical infrastructure and facilities in the Anatomy and Physiology Buildings, and associated staff. There is also the opportunity to take forward specific projects to further cross-department collaboration in the School of Biological Sciences, including projects to strengthen business continuity planning and management. The role requires onsite working most of the time, including daily interactions with a wide range of professional services staff, academics, students, and contractors.

We are seeking a versatile individual with excellent organisational, communication, and problem solving skills as well as a collaborative and hands-on approach to their work. The role requires experience of building management and/or operations management, and significant staff management experience.

Please refer to the Further Particulars for a full list of the essential skills and experience required for the role.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

Our preference is for full-time working (37 hpw) however we would welcome inquiries from applicants seeking to work less than full-time.

Olivia Speed, Departmental Administrator, would be pleased to discuss the role informally with prospective applicants ([email protected]).

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, in the suitability for the role section, you should explain the reasons for your application and how your knowledge, skills and experience match the requirements of the role. Please also include in your application a short statement on what Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity means to you. The full contact details for two referees should be provided; 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.

Closing date: 16 June 2024.

Interviews are expected to be held at the end of June.

Please quote reference PM41779 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. The Department of Physiology, Development & Neuroscience encourages women and candidates from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background to apply for this vacancy.

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

Further information
  • Further Particulars
  • Department/Location

    Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience








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