Building Projects Manager

University of Cambridge - Department of Engineering

Applications are invited for the post of Building Projects Manager within Building and Estate Services at the Department of Engineering's main site in Trumpington Street.

Building and Estate Services supports the estate and facility infrastructure of the Department from the strategic to the operational and covers property management, capital projects, maintenance, environmental sustainability, safety, security, cleaning and catering. The aim is to provide a co-ordinated and customer-oriented approach to developing, maintaining and adapting the Department's estate and a wide range of support services to create an environment that underpins the Department's academic mission.

The role-holder will lead and oversee minor works building and refurbishment projects on behalf of the Department's Building and Estates office in order to support the effective operation of departmental activities. Reporting to the Head of Building and Estate Services, the role-holder will ensure that each project is effectively planned, managed and co-ordinated between the Department, other relevant parts of the University and external consultants and contractors.

You will be educated to degree level or have an equivalent level of practical experience with excellent organisational and project management skills. A sound knowledge and understanding of buildings and building services is essential, together with advanced IT skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills.  Experience of working in a higher education environment would be desirable.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 25 January 2018. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the HR Office on 01223 332615 or by email on

Please quote reference NM14128 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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