Maintenance Manager Reactive (MMR)

University of Gloucestershire

The University of Gloucestershire’s estate is changing rapidly as a consequence of major investment and development. In addition to new buildings the University is keen to develop effective methods of working to maximise the utilisation of the estate.

This is a key management role within the Estates Team, responsible for planning and implementation work associated with reactive maintenance work reported by staff and students through the helpdesk, project and work associated with campus discretionary spend to support new academic facilities. You will be responsible for all elements of reactive maintenance and campus discretionary project work involving building construction, mechanical, and electrical systems.

You will act in the capacity of MMR as a technical building maintenance operative with emphasis on safety and continual operations for the campus installations, advising and assisting the “in-house” maintenance team in their day to day operations, external contractors and consultants when attending to issues on campus. You will be expected to have sufficient knowledge and understanding of how mechanical and electrical systems function in a built environment, building construction and operation to assist your delivery of building reactive maintenance.

You will be able to combine technical insight and practical maintenance management knowledge with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to lead change, engage staff, encourage innovation, and influence thinking across the organisation at all levels. The ability to inspire and work collaboratively are essential. 

With major investment there has never been a more exciting time to work within the estates team. If you are interested in joining us a, find out more about the job and the University at

To arrange an informal discussion about this role, please contact Kevin Farmer, Head of Maintenance of Estates (

Closing Date: Sunday 12th November 2017.

Interview Date: Friday 24th November 2017.

The University understands the benefits of recruiting a diverse range of people and welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community.

Please download and save the Application for Employment Form to your computer. You will need to complete this form as part of the online application process. Your application will not be considered without this form.

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