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Building Services Manager

University of Nottingham
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
​£40,322 to £49,553 per annum (pro-rata if applicable)
Closing date
7 Nov 2021
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Building Services Manager
Reference: NHE384920X2
Job type: Administrative Professional & Managerial
Department: Building Technical Services
£40,322 to £49,553 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The Estates and Facilities Department at the University of Nottingham provides strategic and operational services support to the University infrastructure, buildings, and landholdings. We are a large and diverse department, employing approximately 1100 people, and provide a wide range of services across our UK sites.

We are looking for an experienced Building Services Manager with excellent management skills to lead our team of specialist Building Surveyors across all of our university sites. You will provide technical advice on design, specification, and tender documentation, managing multiple building and infrastructure projects to set timescales and within allocated budgets. You will also oversee both planned and reactive fabric maintenance across University Buildings, ensuring compliance to current legislation, codes of practice, and University procedures. You will lead on and manage condition surveys, collecting and analysing data producing reports to senior Estates & Facilities managers as required.

You will lead on any recruitment required for the team, ensuring staff are appropriately trained, and will be responsible for carrying out development conversations and appraisals, monitoring performance, and inspiring a “can do culture” within the section. You will also liaise with key stakeholders and customers, and will ensure service level agreements and key performance indicators are achieved with regards to customer satisfaction, constantly developing the team to improve service delivery.

You should be Professionally qualified in a Construction Management or Surveying discipline (MCIOB. MRICS or RIBA) with significant experience in a similar management role, or have a proven track record of relevant extensive work experience. It is also essential for this role that candidates have significant proven experience of managing, motivating, engaging, recognising, empowering, and communicating effectively with large complex teams.

Further information on the duties for the post and the experience and qualifications required can be found on the job role profile.

This is a permanent post. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours per week); however job share arrangements may be considered.

The University of Nottingham is committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. We strive to provide a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes. We also offer an excellent holiday allowance of 30 days per year, plus additional university closure days and bank holidays.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Butler, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Closing date: Sunday 7 November 2021.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge

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