Long Term Maintenance Manager

City, University of London - Property and Facilities

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

City, University of London Property and Facilities Department (PAF) wish to employ a Long Term Maintenance Manager to support the University’s Estates Strategy. The position will be responsible for leading on all aspects of the long term maintenance plan, for which the Head of Infrastructure has overall ownership. The long term maintenance plan consists of a rolling 5 year programme of infrastructure replacement as agreed with the Director of Property & Facilities as part of the university’s overall investment plan to support ongoing business operations and meet legislative requirements.

The Long Term Maintenance Manager will proactively bring together and own all information relating to the need for infrastructure replacement (e.g. condition and other surveys, stakeholder feedback, technical guidance etc.) and will in consultation with the Head of Infrastructure and other PAF stakeholders, draw up and agree a rolling 5 year long term maintenance programme, with a value of c£4M per annum, which identifies and justifies discrete investment in City’s physical infrastructure and systems.

Person Specification
The successful candidate will meet the following:

  1. Educated to a minimum of HNC level in an Engineering discipline (preferably electrically based).
  2. Experience of managing considerable long term maintenance programmes.
  3. Good knowledge and understanding of the application of H&S management principles.
  4. Excellent knowledge of how to organise, store and present information efficiently.
  5. Previous experience in Higher Education and/or a client organisation.

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11:59pm on Monday 1st January 2018.

Interviews are scheduled to take place in January 2018.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.

Academic excellence for business and the professions.

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