Residential Services Deputy Manager

Southampton, United Kingdom
£34,314 to £41,931 Per annum
24 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
12 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Residential Facilities

Location:  Halls - Wessex Lane
Salary:   £34,314 to £41,931 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Wednesday 12 April 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2231423FB

We are recruiting a Deputy Manager to join Residences looking after the accommodation needs of our students, including the management of halls. You will join the team at an exciting time as we continue develop our portfolio of over 6,700 rooms, including refurbishment plans and continued development of our halls offer to enhance student experience.   

The role

Supporting the Residences Facilities Manager by overseeing the day-to-day running of a particular set of halls, ensuring compliance and service standards are consistently met at your site. Additionally taking a lead for a functional area, such as cleaning, health & safety or sustainability across all our halls.  

In this role, collaborative working with the teams responsible for Facilities and Occupancy is key to the success of Residential Services service delivery.  Partnership working with other departments within the University who deliver services to Residential Services, and with the wider University in supporting student needs is critical to improving the experience for our students in accommodation. 

About you

The successful candidate will be self-sufficient, have excellent communication skills and have a proven track record of successfully delivering objectives within time and budget. You will be able to recognise and present business critical issues and identify and implement solutions to agreed targets.   You will also have proven experience of line managing a team of direct reports. You will be innovative, working with your team and other stakeholders, to identify and implement improvements to service delivery with the overall aim of improving student experience.  The candidate is expected to work flexibly contributing to an out of hours on call rota and a requirement to work as part of a rota to support key weekends for the service.

Working here

The University of Southampton’s mission is to change the world for the better. As a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong and high-quality educational offering, it is renowned for its innovation and enterprise and sits within the top 1% of universities worldwide

We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial backgrounds, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

Check out the staff benefits and why you should join us at the University of Southampton!

If you would like to find out more or have any questions regarding this opportunity, please contact Julian Jarrett-James via email

Application Procedure

The application deadline is midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need assistance, call Recruitment on  +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Quote the advert reference 2231423FB on all correspondence. 

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