Head of Facilities

University of Oxford
June 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:£52,815 to £61,198
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Head of Facilities

Department of Chemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford

An excellent opportunity has a risen for a full time, permanent Head of Facilities in the Department of Chemistry. The role has overall responsibility for an operational team of 41 FTE, an annual budget of £6M, and the smooth functioning of five science buildings occupied by a total of 1300 academics, staff and students. Reporting to the Head of Administration and working closely with the Head of Department, Academic Section Heads and Research Group leaders, the University central Estates' Service and external contractors, the Head of Facilities delivers effective operational leadership, planning and risk management for the Department's premises.

Full details of the role can be found in the job description.

The successful applicant will be educated to degree level in a building service or engineering subject and/or an equivalent professional qualification, with significant experience of successfully line managing technical managers and supervisors responsible for a wide range of hard and soft services in a similar environment. They will be able to demonstrate significant understanding of the technical infrastructure required to maintain a similar complex science, teaching and research environment and have the technical ability to be hands on when the situation requires. They will have proven project management experience and experience of setting and managing operational budgets over £1 million. Experience of managing teams is also essential.

The Department of Chemistry is a large and vibrant community of people made up of academics, teaching, research and support staff and students from a wide variety of backgrounds. We share the common goal to further the discipline of chemistry and its positive impact on society through excellence in teaching and research.

The Department holds an Athena Swan Silver Award and is committed to equality and valuing diversity and welcomes applications from minority groups.

You would be part of a key operational team in a department that supports and encourages professional development and training. The University also offers a wide range of benefits including an excellent contributory pension scheme, 38 days annual leave and a range of family friendly benefits.

The post is located at the Chemistry Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford.

You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

Only applications received before midday on Friday 14 June 2024 be considered. Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

Contact Person : Vacancy ID : 173123 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 14-Jun-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 9 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Grade 9: £52,815 to £61,198 (with a discretionary range to £66,857 p.a) plus £2,957.04 p.a on call allowance

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