BMS Operations Supervisor (Internal Applicants only)

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

The BMS Operations Supervisor acts as a source of expertise in the operation, maintenance and fault finding of numerous complex Building Management System and provides support for their team in their area of expertise. The Building Operations Supervisor also provides technical support to the electrical and mechanical teams, building surveying team and minor works / capital projects team on BMS matters.

The BMS Team sits within the University's Estates Division under Asset Management and is operated through a collaborative arrangement with an external maintenance provider under a Retention of Employment (RoE) model. The team is responsible for supporting the maintenance and operation of the University's operational estate.

Candidates should have working knowledge of the following:

  • TREND SET Tool

  • TREND IQ Vision

  • Complex HVAC installations.

Candidates should be comfortable with:

  • Taking instruction from multiple sources.

  • Managing, planning and taking ownership of small projects or issues.

  • Prioritising tasks where critical research could be impacted.

  • Collaboration with estates colleagues and contractors.

  • Communicating with University stakeholders at all levels.

Benefits of working at the University of Cambridge include:

  • Competitive rates of pay with automatic service related pay progression and annual cost of living increases;

  • Generous annual leave allowance

  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities;

  • Generous maternity, adoption and shared parental leave entitlement and other family friendly schemes (e.g. workplace nurseries)

  • An auto-enrolment pension scheme, with a generous employer contribution;

  • Travel benefits and retail discounts at over 2,000 local and national stores;

  • Schemes to support with relocation

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please email Estates Division on

Please quote reference BA39740 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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