Senior Building & Facilities Manager (Operations)

University of Oxford
July 19, 2024
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Senior Building & Facilities Manager (Operations)

Department of Experimental Psychology and Department of Biology , Life and Mind Building, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a motivated individual to lead a new buildings operations team within the Life and Mind Building (LaMB).

The LaMB is currently under construction and is the largest building project the University has ever undertaken. It will house advanced research laboratories as well as modern lecture theatres and will significantly improve the way psychological and biological science is undertaken in Oxford, helping scientists to solve some of our major global challenges. It will be home to the Department of Experimental Psychology and the Department of Biology.

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Building Operations Manager to oversee the operational readiness and ongoing management of this new facility. The role holder will be responsible for the successful operational launch and will, therefore, need to develop and implement comprehensive operational plans and policies.

This role requires a proactive leader with expertise in facilities management, operational planning, and a strong commitment to safety and efficiency. The ideal candidate will work closely with stakeholders and facility users to ensure the building meets all operational needs and standards from day one.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead the strategic and operational delivery of building and facilities management services, overseeing the provision of first-class research environment for all building occupants. Managing a team of at least 7 members of staff, you will be responsible for both hard and soft facilities services, including lab support and facilities administration.

A senior position, the role will require working closely with the Head of Building Operations, as well as the Heads of Administration and Finance of the occupying departments.

To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrable and significant experience of building and facilities management at a senior level, including experience in a scientific environment, as well as an understanding of engineering infrastructure in scientific facilities. You will have effective team management and leadership skills and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing at all levels, being proficient in creating technical reports.

The University of Oxford is committed to equality and valuing diversity. All applicants will be judged on merit, according to the selection criteria.

This position is offered full time on a permanent contract.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 19 July 2024 , interviews are likely to be scheduled for late July 2024 or early August 2024 . Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via our e-recruitment system, and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

Contact Person : HR Vacancy ID : 173678 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 19-Jul-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 9 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 52815 - 61198

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