Mechanical Services Team Manager

Oxford Brookes University

As one of the largest employers in Oxford we pride ourselves in the great experience we offer our staff. You’ll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of Oxford Brookes University.  The University has adopted equity, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce, LGBTQ+ candidates and candidates with disabilities. Applicants with a disability can be reassured that Oxford Brookes is a Disability Confident employer . As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential selection criteria.

Qualifications required for post: NVQ Level 3, time served mechanical apprenticeship or significant experience

Experience required for post: Significant operational experience in a mechanical maintenance services environment. Good understanding of Mechanical / Plumbing / Building Services systems and skilled in the operating of modern Building Management Systems.

Please see the attached job description and person specification.

Overall purpose of post: Day to day management of the Mechanical Team in ensuring both reactive and PPM works meet all Statutory Compliance requirements, including the management of team performance in meeting all Service Levels.

We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job, but we realise the ‘perfect candidate’ doesn’t exist. So, if you are excited about working for us, go ahead and apply. You could be exactly what we need.

You will also enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous local government pension scheme (19.2% employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (Brookes nursery, gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document ‘All about Brookes’ below.

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As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button below.  All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement.  To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document.  The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.

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