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Building Services Manager

University of Cambridge - Cambridge Institute for Medical Research

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £30,395 to £39,609
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th September 2018
Closes: 4th October 2018
Job Ref: SA16118

The Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR) is seeking to recruit an outstanding individual to lead our Building Services Team. Shared between CIMR and the Mitochondrial Biology Unit (MBU) you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the WT/MRC Building.

You will manage a planned and breakdown maintenance service for all mechanical and electrical plant and services within the Building, involving colleagues from the University Estates Management where necessary. Working closely with senior managers, you will be responsible for the planning, implementation and supervision of any alterations or refurbishments within the Building. You will also act as the Fire Safety Officer to the Building and be responsible for the management of Health & Safety of the Building Services Team. You will manage three maintenance technicians and be responsible for overseeing contractors and University's Estates Management staff involved in work within the building.

You should be qualified to HNC or equivalent, or have undertaken a recognised apprenticeship in Mechanical or Electrical Maintenance and have had relevant experience of working in a mechanical/electrical maintenance environment.

Although you should ideally have experience in operation and maintenance of BMS, mechanical services plant, HAV (including steam operated heating systems), and 415v electrical distribution, consideration will be given to less experienced applicants with potential to learn and develop into the role.

The closing date is Thursday 4th October 2018. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 16th October 2018.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

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.

For informal enquiries please contact Ray Woodstock, email, or phone 01223 762666. 

For any information regarding the application process, please contact Charlotte Yelton, email, tel. 01223 762137

Please quote reference SA16118 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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