Buildings Manager

Cardiff University

The School of Biosciences has an exciting opportunity to join the Technical Team as Buildings Manager. The technical team consists of 25 staff; the Buildings Manager, will act as one of two deputies to the Technical Manager, and head up the building and operations sections. The role will cover managing buildings in the School of Biosciences footprints within Sir Martin Evans Building and Main Building located on Museum Avenue and line management of staff.

A significant part of the role will be overseeing and coordinating building improvements to benefit students and staff. For example, recently the School has embarked on major multi-million pound refurbishment projects to create 800m2 of state of the art research laboratories and 450m2 computer and assessment facility in Sir Martin Evans Building, which as post holder you would closely manage.

The post holder will lead on all building related issues and manage the building operations, stores and workshop/maintenance teams ensuring the building infrastructure and building operations with the School of Biosciences.

The post holder will be responsible for building related School objectives, providing effective liaison with academics, professional service staff, research staff, School senior management and Estates department.

The post holder will manage the delivery of major and minor infrastructure and refurbishment projects liaising and working with CU Estates department and external contractors. Oversee the delivery of strategic space plans, staff moves and maintenance of building operations and security.

For informal queries, please contact Dr Mark Humphries

This post is full-time and open-ended.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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