Facilities and Departmental Buildings Projects Manager

Job summary

We are recruiting a Facilities and Departmental Buildings Projects Manager for the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE). The Department has an international reputation for excellence in both teaching and research. It is home to approximately 800 undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as 200 staff. EEE resides in a 12 floor building which is approximately 20,000m2. This is an excellent opportunity to join a busy...

Job listing information

  • Reference ENG01179
  • Date posted 24 January 2020
  • Closing date 21 February 2020

Job description

Job summary

We are recruiting a Facilities and Departmental Buildings Projects Manager for the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE). The Department has an international reputation for excellence in both teaching and research. It is home to approximately 800 undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as 200 staff. EEE resides in a 12 floor building which is approximately 20,000m2. This is an excellent opportunity to join a busy and energetic department, supporting the Department’s facilities for both teaching and research. This includes coordinating health and safety for the Department, managing departmental space refurbishments and ensuring space is used optimally and meets the changing needs of the Department.

Duties and responsibilities

This is a very hands-on and varied role as the post holder will be the first point of contact in the Department for all health and safety, facilities and maintenance issues. The post holder will be required to liaise closely with Estates, Security, Safety and Fire Teams within the College and will therefore need excellent communication skills. The post holder is required to manage departmental facilities co-ordination i.e. room set up and take a lead with the DOM in managing departmental refurbishments of space ensuring optimisation of space use. The role will include responsibility for liaising closely with the Building Manager in the reporting of and scheduling of maintenance. Supporting the implementation of the Department’s health and safety procedures and ensuring that these are recorded appropriately and are communicated to staff and students is an important aspect of this role.

Essential requirements

This is a multifaceted role and the post holder will be expected to develop excellent working relationships with many different stakeholders including the Technical Services Group (TSG) team and the College Estates operations. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and negotiation skills, have previous experience in health and safety organisation and be willing to take a hands on approach to their work.

Further information

For any queries please contact a.mccormick@imperial.ac.uk

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Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

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