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Assistant Maintenance Manager

Southampton, United Kingdom
£29,605 to £33,966 Per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

Job Details

Residence Maintenance & Refurbishment

Location:  Halls - Chamberlain
Salary:   £29,605 to £33,966 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing Date:  Thursday 23 May 2024
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2700224FB

We have an exciting opportunity within our Residential Estates Team for an experienced Maintenance Manager to join our new team to carry out the delivery of planned and reactive maintenance and small refurbishment projects across the Halls of Residences estate. They will be fundamental to Residential Services delivering a high standard of accommodation to students, to ensure a positive social and academic student experience. You will join us at an exciting time with projects taking place across Residences to improve operational services further towards seamless services for students.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Safe working practices under C D M.
  • Work in collaboration with the Reactive Maintenance Manager and Assistant Maintenance Manager to coordinate and manage the day-to-day operation of building maintenance operations at the Halls of Residence and Houses taking responsibility for a number of buildings within the estate.
  • To ensure that the University’s building services continue to operate robustly and safely whilst continually improving effectiveness of services.
  • Responsible for Building Services across multiple areas of the University Estate including: Halls of Residences and Houses and working in partnership with customer services team to provide a high level of service to students.
  • To work with the Reactive Maintenance Manager to manage the appointed term contractors and ensure continued safe, efficient and effective running of the University’s complex building services.
  • Developing efficient safe maintenance in respect of a “live” environment. 
  • Compliance with statutory regulations

The successful candidate will enjoy working with multiple teams to deliver successful outcomes. You will be able to evidence working within a busy working environment with competing demands and priorities. If you have proven work experience in Mechanical / Plumbing or Building Services and are wishing to develop a career in management, we want to hear from you. We can offer to tailor a management development programme for you. Previous post holders in this team have progressed their career further within the university.

The position offers a 35 hour/week and is complimented by a range of other employment benefits including pension scheme membership; a generous annual leave allowance (supplemented by University closure days and public holidays) and excellent family leave arrangements (including maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave).Other benefits we offer include a cycle to work scheme, discounted Sport and Wellbeing membership.
Successful candidates will be required to work on some weekends through the course of the year to cover peak arrivals and outtake periods and to support with open day events. Time off in lieu or overtime payments are available for this.

 A full driving license in order to travel to other local sites is essential.

To informally discuss the position, please contact Mr Adam Crosswell Phone: +44 (0)2380 593163


Company info
+(44)023 8059 5000
SO17 1BJ

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