Facilities Manager

Nexus Institute of Creative Arts

Are you looking for a new challenge where your experience and passion for efficiently run facilities and your Christian faith can flourish together within the Higher Education sector? Nexus ICA offers a BA (Hons) in Popular Music and Worship in partnership with the University of West London. This is a unique opportunity to combine experience with vision to see growth and change not only within Nexus ICA’s physical assets but also as part of our pioneering desire to bring efficiency and excellence to the world of higher education. This is outworked through a course which is designed to educate the whole person for work within the music industry and/or Christian ministry. 

The Nexus ICA work environment is based upon a strong relational culture. Growth and development is a key focus for staff and students alike. Each year there are numerous opportunities for involvement in life changing activities such as our Christmas shows and fund raising events. Students and staff work alongside one another to achieve things that challenge and stretch perceptions of their own limitations and abilities.

About the Role

Nexus ICA is looking to appoint a proactive, organised and dedicated individual to work as the Facilities Manager in an inspirational learning environment where students develop their understanding of the Bible and its application to a life of worship. Working primarily with the Head of Operational Services, you will be responsible for the smooth running and maintenance of our premises, assets and resources. Responsibilities will also include managing Health and Safety, security and risk assessments. A highly valued aspect of the role includes leading and shaping teams of students who will assist with the day to day running of the facilities. This a mentoring and equipping role and a direct outworking of our core value of Person-centred Education which must be carried by all members of staff.

Essential Skills:

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is highly organised and methodical in their approach
  • Has a proven track record of both practical and administrative skills to run a busy facility with many demands upon its resources.
  • Has an eye for detail and an ability to think through complex challenges such as resource planning.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possesses a demonstrable ability in project management to deliver projects and services on time and within budget.
  • Has a proven ability to work as part of a team

Desirable Skills:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A Degree or a relevant vocational qualification at level 4 or above.
  • A proven track record of facilities management, preferably within an education environment.

Nexus ICA is Europe’s leading faith-based music institute. Located in Coventry, UK, we have been developing and delivering cutting-edge courses to students since 1998. Through expert tuition, we inspire excellence in the next generation of musicians, live sound technicians and worship leaders. Nexus ICA comprises a dedicated team of staff who are committed to the ongoing discovery of a life of worship and how that can be expressed through music.

For further details and to request an application form, please see our web site: http://nexus-ica.co.uk/about-nexus-ica/careers/

Additional Benefits: Generous annual leave entitlement, time off for personal development, pension scheme, childcare voucher scheme.
Closing Date: 5th October 2017
Interview Date: w/c 9th October 2017 (flexible)

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