Critical Asset Maintenance Operations Manager (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 Role:

The Critical Maintenance Operations Manager oversees the work of the Critical Asset Maintenance Team ensuring a safe, efficient, effective and customer focussed delivery of service.

The Critical Maintenance Operations Manager will work collaboratively with our Supply Chain and the Mechanical/Electrical Supervisors to set the direction of the Critical Asset Maintenance Team along with identifying and resolving performance issues.

The Critical Asset Maintenance Operations Manager will provide operational and technical support for the Maintenance Team. The Maintenance Team operates a hybrid delivery model, with some services provided in-house and others provided in partnership with an external maintenance provider operating a Retention of Employment (RoE) model.

The Critical Asset Maintenance Operations Manager will have direct input into identifying inefficiencies in working practise and empowered to deliver positive change. Their expertise can be called upon to review working practises of our external maintenance suppliers and holding them accountable to deliver.

The Critical Asset Maintenance Operations Manager will position themselves at the face of the Critical Asset Maintenance team and will work hand in hand with internal teams and supply chain to manage stakeholder's expectations, aide coordination of the PPM plan.

The Critical Asset Maintenance Operations Manager will manage and report against the Universities maintenance budget.

About you:

You are able to demonstrable experience of managing maintenance activities for multiple buildings.

As well as this you have experience in mechanical and electrical maintenance and statutory compliance activities.

For this role you will need strong interpersonal, influencing and negotiating skills which will help you with your ability to work within a team, plan and manage work activities, communicate and prioritise workloads.

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 EDR@admin.cam.ac.uk

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 EDR@admin.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference BA40271 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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