Facilities Operations Manager

Wallingford, Oxfordshire
12 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Facilities Operations Manager

NERC CEH, Wallingford


Full time

Open ended

About Us

UK Research and Innovation is a new entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation.

The recruiting partner is NERC - the Natural Environment Research Council - is the UK’s leading public funder of environmental science. The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) is part of NERC and is the UK's Centre of Excellence for integrated research in terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems and their interaction with the atmosphere. Working in partnership with the research community, policy makers, industry and society, CEH undertakes cutting edge research to deliver world class solutions to the most complex environmental challenges facing humankind.

About the role

We are looking for a talented individual to take the lead position as Facilities Operations Manager. Your task will be to provide management, budgetary control and support to the Facilities support staff at this world leading environmental research centre.

If you are a talented Facilities Manager and you want the opportunity to demonstrate great leadership skills whilst working within a relaxed working environment, this is the position for you!


Your specific areas of responsibilities will include managing a team of general facilities support and catering staff.  Manage the operational site facilities budget and monitor the procurement and receipting function as well as taking operational responsibility of in-house and outsourced facilities. 

About you

To carry out this role you will need to have a relevant degree or equivalent professional qualification and suitable experience.  BIFM membership of at least Member grade. 

You should be able to lead a team of people as well as have experience of financial and procurement management.  You should also have an awareness of facilities related Health, Safety and Environmental regulations.

What we offer

We take care of our employees by offering many benefits such as a public sector pension scheme, 30 days’ annual leave and 10½ days’ public and privilege holidays per annum.

We have an equal opportunities policy and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. People with disabilities and those from ethnic minorities are currently under represented and their applications are particularly welcomed. Guaranteed interview scheme for applicants with disabilities.

How to Apply

Applications are handled by UK SBS; to apply please click the apply button. Applicants who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone. The form should be uploaded via the "My Account" menu option on the "Jobs Home" page.

Closing date: Sunday 22nd April 2018

Interview date: Wednesday 16th May 2018

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