Operations and Maintenance Manager - Education

Job Title: Operations and Maintenance Manager - Education
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton
Salary: £35000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-10-05
REF: TFM-P1698
Contact Name: Gemma Kennedy
Job Published: 13 days ago

Job Description

On behalf of our client, an international education provider, we are recruiting an Operations & Maintenance Manager to oversee a small team of maintenance staff. Based at a college in central Brighton, you will oversee the planned and reactive maintenance on two adjacent sites in Brighton and Hove. This is a brand new role working within an excellent team of Facilities Management professionals.

The Role

  • Ensure property and buildings are maintained to a high standard. The portfolio comprises of a college, residential halls, a residential property and head office building.
  • Actively promote a strong H&S culture
  • Develop & maintain maintenance schedules, respond daily maintenance requests
  • Responsible for the delivery of a high quality maintenance service, ensuring value for money at all times
  • Perform administrative tasks as required
  • You will be responsible for developing and maintaining strong partnering relationships with contractors, staff an in-house maintenance team and all contractors.
  • To liaise with the Facilities Manager to ensure the business objectives and the priorities of the company are met.
  • To follow and enforce all relevant legislation, including health and safety, site licence, fire and employment laws.
  • To work flexible hours where required.


  • The ideal candidate will have maintenance management / building services engineer experience of a minimum of 2 years.
  • Strong M&E, maintenance background (electrical bias would be beneficial).
  • Experience maintaining residential accommodation or hotels desirable.
  • Experience working in the education FM sector desirable.

All CVs must be in English and in Word.
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