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Campus Facilities Manager

  • Salary: band 5 (£21,500 to £25,000 depending on experience and qualifications)
  • 37.5 hours per week with regular weekend and evening work required
  • Holiday: 25 days + 8 bank holidays, other benefits include free lunches during term time

We are seeking a motivated and skilled person to manage all the ‘hard facilities’ of our campus.  You will be pro-active in identifying and making good repairs and improvements on the campus, being ready and able to undertake this work personally with the assistance of the facilities officer to do this or contracting specialists and external contractors.  You will take a lead in developing the programme of works for the planned maintenance, repair and development programme.  You will manage the housekeeping team, supervising their work, and ensuring that they carry out their duties in an effective and efficient way.  You will be the named Health and Safety Officer, delivering training to ensure compliance with statutory duties and the operation of the Queen’s Foundation policy.  You will be available to attend out of hours emergencies, which might necessitate a return to work at short notice.

To be considered for this role, you need to have extensive experience in facilities management or similar role and to have a NEBOSH Health and Safety Certificate or equivalent.  A recognised facilities or building qualification, for example a HNC or HND in General Building services, is desirable.  You will have the knowledge and skills to lead teams to bring the best out of others.

The right person will be a team player, who is adept at working in a busy environment where multi-tasking is the norm, and where flexibility, adaptability and creativity are required.  They need to be in sympathy with the Christian ethos of the Foundation and committed to working within a diverse ecumenical, multi-cultural and multi-national community of staff and students in relationships of respect and trust.

The job description and person specification are available here.

To apply either click on one of the jobsites below or email your CV to Sharron Probert at OnlyFE at

Closing date for this post is: 9am Monday 6th August.

Interviews to take place: Friday 10th August – we recognise that candidates may be on annual leave on that date, please indicate your availability clearly on your application.