Head of Maintenance Services

Management Recruitment Group
Up to £65,000 per annum for an exceptional candidate
05 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
The University of Surrey is an international university with a worldwide reputation for excellence in teaching and research. It offers students a unique combination of high academic standards, employment success and a prime location in beautiful surroundings, yet with ease of access to London. The University is a rewarding place to work offering staff a varied and challenging workload. We're delighted to have been named The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 University of The Year. Learn more about our league table success and discover why our students, staff and alumni are proud to be part of the University of Surrey – wonderful things happen here. Reporting to the Deputy Director Systems & Operations, the post holder will champion the planning and delivery of estates hard services maintenance including planned preventative maintenance, environmental, energy and utilities delivery in addition to operational reactive maintenance services. With a team of 33 directly employed staff and a £12m per annum budget, you will positively impact the student experience through enhanced operational availability of the estate whilst reducing business risk through increased safety and compliance. This is a role that will offer the individual real autonomy across a technically complex and varied portfolio. The successful candidate will possess a recognised building services qualification (to at least HND level), membership of a professional body with a strong track record in providing technical advice across a comparable multi-site portfolio. You will have extensive knowledge across the full range of building services infrastructure including the management of specialist external contractors and consultants. The benefits package includes 25 days leave 7 closure days bank holidays, competitive pension scheme (18% employer contributions), season ticket loan, childcare facilities and subsidised membership of the Surrey Sports Park. For more information, including the full job particulars, please contact our advisor Michael Hewlett at The Management Recruitment Group. Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to Michael Hewlett. Closing date for applications is Sunday 2nd October 2016 The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this appointment. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66523909