Senior Quality and Compliance Manager

Southampton, United Kingdom
£39,152 to £49,553 + Generous Benefits Package
19 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
06 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £39,152 to £49,553 + Generous Benefits Package
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 06 August 2021
Reference:  1438921TD

Based on our Highfield Campus (with some travel to other local sites)

Are you a quality or compliance manager working in a building services environment? Tired of travelling, and looking to work with a large, stable employer with excellent benefits and developmental opportunities in a friendly team environment?

We have an exciting opportunity within our Estates and Facilities team for you to develop our quality and compliance systems to ensure that best practice is delivered across the department at all times.

Main duties include:

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with University policy and statute law by translating these into clear operational processes and communicating to Estates and Facilities staff and contractors alike. 
  • Providing reliable and robust operational guidance, knowledge, and advice by developing a quality system. Monitoring and reviewing University policy and statute legislation governing all aspects of our Estates and Facilities department to ensure changes are embodied.
  • Ensuring ongoing checks and measures are taking place to ensure that processes, policy, and legislation are being adhered to and leading on the embodiment of improvement, action planning and continuous improvement.

What we are looking for:

You will know how to run and develop a quality and compliance system and be able to demonstrate extensive experience of doing this. You will hold relevant industry qualifications necessary for the role.   You will be familiar with H&S legislation in the built environment and have an understanding of risk assessments, method statements, COSHH assessments and how to apply these to planned and reactive maintenance.  

What we can offer you:

Based at our lively Highfield campus, you will have access to our sports complex, Hartley Library and Staff Social Centre.  Having secured a £300m bond investment we are committed to investing in the University’s future and long-term stability.  

We offer some fantastic benefits including generous annual leave (plus University closure days and bank holidays), company pension scheme, discounted private healthcare and dental, company sick pay, options for flexible working, excellent family leave arrangements, a wide variety of on and off-campus arts and culture facilities and access to a range of staff discounts and offers at local shops, restaurants and service providers.   

As an international research-intensive University with a strong commitment to student education, we aim to create an inclusive environment that attracts, supports, and retains the best students and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences from across the world.  

The University of Southampton is proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect, and equality of opportunity. We select candidates on the basis of merit and ability and aspire to thrive in the diversity of our workforce.  We welcome applications from all candidates with an interest in the role and those who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities.  

Application procedure:

To informally discuss the position, please contact Mr Maurice Woodcock (email:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Please quote reference 1438921TD on all correspondence.

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