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Asset and Contract Manager - QMUL16067

Department: Estates & Facilities - Maintenance
Salary: Starting salary will be in the range of £46,489pa - £51,899pa (Grade 6)
Reference: QMUL16067
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 03-Oct-2018
Closing date: 17-Oct-2018

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Queen Mary, University of London is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions. With around 25,000 students, 4,000 staff and an annual turnover of £400m, we are one of the biggest University of London colleges. We teach and research across a wide range of subjects in the humanities, social sciences, law, medicine and dentistry, and science and engineering. Based in a creative and culturally diverse area of east London, we are the only London University able to offer a completely integrated residential campus, with a 2,000-bed student village at our Mile End home.

Infrastructure and Maintenance sits within the Estates and Facilities Directorate, and is responsible for carrying out both planned and reactive maintenance across all areas of the University using in-house technical staff and external contractors.

The Asset and Contract Manager is a key position in the development of the Queen Mary University of London’s Estate. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Estates, Infrastructure and Maintenance, the Asset and Contract Manager will develop and implement a maintenance strategy that ensures compliance with all the latest employment, environmental and health and safety legislation and standards, delivers a first class service to our students, staff and visitors and is financially and environmentally sustainable.

This post operates across all sites in all academic, administrative and residential properties and is expected to improve the current contract services provided and also to seize opportunities where value for money can be improved to ensure that the Directorate is fit for purpose to meet the University’s strategic priorities. The Asset and Contract Manager will be required to draft and implement more efficient contract & asset management processes and procedures leading to cost efficiencies and a better return on investment for QMUL, to ensure greater customer focused services to students, staff and the wider community supported by greater integration and team working across the Estates and Facilities Directorate.

The successful candidate should be educated to HNC or degree level in Building, Building Services Engineering or Facilities Management and hold a membership of appropriate professional body.

The post is full time and permanent. The salary range for this post is £46,489 - £51,899 per annum plus a benefits package which includes 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and also an interest-free season ticket loan after a qualifying period.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.  Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

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The closing date for applications is 17th October 2018. Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

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