University College Birmingham Director Of Estates

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University College Birmingham Director Of Estates

Estates Office

The University estate in the UK consists of two main sites (Edgbaston & Selly Oak), along with properties at Stratford on Avon, Ansty, Coniston, and Ironbridge. Those sites accommodate the majority of the core academic and residential facilities that support the work of the University. The facilities extend to approximately half-a-million square meters of floors space in over 200 buildings, and over 250 acres of grounds and sports fields.

The Estates Office is responsible for developing, maintaining and operating those facilities to support the changing needs of our staff, students and partners – and for enhancing the quality of the environment for work and study.

University College Birmingham are looking to recruit an Estates Facilities Operations Manager to join our Estates team. You will have significant experience in soft facilities or property management and compliance systems.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading on all operational and estates/facilities matters. In addition you will develop and implement monitoring systems for operational and service delivery aspects of estates ensuring optimum performance is achieved.

You must be proficient in CAD or Revit and hold Membership of Chartered Institution of Building Service Engineers (CIBSE) or Membership of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors or accredited / member of BIFM – British Institute of Facilities Management.

A flexible approach to work is required in line with the needs of the service.

Staff benefits include 26 days’ paid leave per year, excellent staff development opportunities, pension schemes, childcare vouchers, vehicle salary sacrifice and a private healthcare policy.

Closing date: Monday 3 April 2017 at noon.

First stage interview date: TBC

Final stage interview date: TBC

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Contact numbers

For any repairs to buildings or grounds, please contact:

Estates Office Help Desk
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 6406

Help Desk is open Mon-Fri (08:30 to 16:30)
Out of normal working hours, please call Security on: +44 (0)121 414 3000 (Emergencies: +44 (0)121 414 4444)

General enquiries:

Estates West Reception: +44 (0)121 414 7283
Maintenance Building Reception: +44 (0)121 414 3365
Landscape Services Building: +44 (0)121 414 3478

Key people

Trevor Payne
Director of Estates
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 5950

PA to the Director of Estates
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 5951

Kevin Dickinson
Director of Projects
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 5941

Kevin George
Director of Engineering
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 6069

Jonathan Face
Director of Delivery and Operations
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 3547