Operations Manager (Grounds Maintenance)

Location
Reading, Berkshire
Salary
Grade: 6
Posted
16 Mar 2018
Closes
16 Apr 2018
Function
Management Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

UNIVERSITY OF READING

Operations Manager (Grounds Maintenance)

Employing unit: Grounds Maintenance

Post type: Full-time, Permanent

Hours per week: 1.00FTE

Grade: 6

We are seeking an Operations Manager to oversee the work of the operational grounds maintenance teams. This is an ideal opportunity for a proactive individual to develop into a grounds management role. The post will ensure that standards of workmanship are maintained, that teams achieve agreed monthly performance targets, that resource is allocated effectively to meet workload demands and that robust health & safety arrangements are in place and implemented.

The grounds maintenance service at Reading is delivered through an in-house maintenance team with support from specialist contractors. The successful candidate will have broad experience and knowledge of grounds management, ideally gained within a large and complex organisation. 

You will have:

• Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.

• Excellent written skills, including technical reports.  

• Broad grounds maintenance experience.

• Commitment to achieving department key performance indicator targets.

• Self-reliant and able to work alone using own initiative.

• Good knowledge of horticulture, sport and grounds maintenance techniques.

• An excellent working knowledge of health & safety requirements with a recognised qualification and the willingness to obtain Nebosh General Certificate.

Please apply by clicking 'APPLY' below.

Closing date: 29 April 2018.

Interview date: w/c 7th May 2018

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