Head of Buildings and Maintenance

£51,187 per annum.
26 Mar 2021
25 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Selwyn College wishes to appoint a Head of Buildings and Maintenance to lead the Maintenance Department. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Head of Buildings and Maintenance is responsible for the upkeep of the College’s built estate to ensure that it is in the best condition possible and as sustainable over the long-term, within the available resources of the College, for Fellows, students, guests, staff and visitors.

The Head of Buildings and Maintenance will lead the team to fulfil the College’s objectives as they relate to the built environment in which it operates. This means both the delivery of service excellence and value for money on a day-to-day basis, and also developing and delivering the longer-term buildings and maintenance strategy.

There is the opportunity for salary progression through performance-based increments. In addition, the College offers excellent benefits including an occupational pension scheme and free meals. The College is happy to consider flexible working arrangements.

Selwyn College is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world.  We are proud of our diversity.  We therefore welcome staff whatever their race, gender, sexuality, disability or religious belief, and we are keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in our community.

About You

You will have proven ability to lead, manage and motivate a team to deliver high quality maintenance solutions with a focus on continuous improvement. Demonstrating robust knowledge of building conservation, from asset management to contract management, and maintenance/repair, from in-house to externally tendered, you will be a strong communicator with extensive experience of people management and delivering projects in a multi-disciplinary environment.

A thorough knowledge of building compliance and associated legislation is essential. This post will suit professionals who enjoy taking full operational responsibility in addition to undertaking strategic thinking.

How to Apply

For full details about the role, and how to apply, please visit Selwyn College website:


Closing Date:  25th April 2021.

First Interview:  5th May 2021.

Second Interview: Week commencing 10th May 2021.