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Operations Manager

Close of applications: 23:59, 25 May 2022

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Operations Manager (Internally known as Head of Facilities)

This role will involve the operational management of SUSU buildings and transport facilities including the supporting, planning and delivery of improvements and enhancements, whilst delivering excellent service and standards. This will entail a wide range of responsibilities from ensuring the highest standard of health and safety, coordinating security and cleaning needs, and making sure facilities are well-maintained and available for use at conferences, events and a range of other needs.  

The role involves managing other staff members including the Events Technical Coordinator, Facilities Supervisor, Front of House Coordinator and indirectly two Facilities Assistants. The role will indirectly manage our support staff team for transport and reception and be responsible for setting high standards of customer service and delivery. 

About You  

It is essential that the successful candidate has experience with managing individuals or teams of people, experience of managing cleaning contracts and service level agreements, as well as possessing a relevant health and safety qualification.  

You will have experience of developing a planned, preventative maintenance programme, have sufficient IT skills and have excellent communication and analytical skills. It is also important that you are committed to the understanding of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity issues. It would be advantageous if you had knowledge and experience of developing and achieving strategic objectives and plans. 

About Us:

We are the University of Southampton Students' Union (SUSU). Independent from the University, we're run by students, for students and our vision is that every students loves their time at Southampton.

As an employer, we offer a range of benefits:

  • Holiday of 30 days per annum. In addition, there are six closure holiday days during Easter and Christmas and eight bank holidays.
  • Defined contributions pension scheme where we contribute 10%.
  • Discounted bus passes (UniLink and Blue Star) and a cycle scheme

To find out more, visit our website here

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Please note feedback will not be provided if you are not shortlisted for interview.  

SUSU is an equal opportunities employer that values a diverse workforce and we want to reflect the student body that we represent.  We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination and will ensure that our recruitment activities are mindful of equality and diversity matters.