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Site Operations Manager

Location: BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 35,845-40,322 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Property & Construction Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-437969

Reed Bradford Business Support have a new, exciting opportunity for a Building Team Operations Manager to join our Bradford based client on a permanent basis. This is great opportunity to act as the lead estates specialist for buildings and grounds maintenance, collaborating with the Engineering Team, to enable develop and implement an Estates Maintenance Strategy.

Duties include but not limited:

  • Act a lead specialist for buildings and grounds maintenance matters, to develop the Estates long-term maintenance plan, minor works projects, and other relevant initiatives
  • Define the operational plan for the Buildings team, to ensure the team is efficiently and effectively utilised
  • Ensure suppliers are identified, contracted and their performance managed, supported by Procurement colleagues
  • Review periodically the balance between in-house and external resources to secure value for money for the Service Delivery
  • Lead, take decisions and direct the safe, timely and cost-effective operations of the Building and Landscape Maintenance Teams in maintaining and renewing/refurbishing parts of the estate and buildings
  • Obtain and review performance data on maintenance outputs including job requests, completion rates, response times/durations, prompt closures, etc
  • Take the lead and safely resolve emergency situations, analyse and determine solutions to problems
  • Maintain records and provide information for insurance claims, planning and other regulatory regimes etc
  • Develop, review and update risk assessments, method statements and work permits for all users of the university estate and Property Service Teams as appropriate
  • Ensure correct and sufficient documentation is provided for maintenance on completion of all minor projects, including operating and maintenance manuals, health and safety files, requisite certificates etc


  • Hold a BTEC Construction Management/Built Environment, or other related comparable accredited qualification
  • Experience in design/project management of technically challenging maintenance projects
  • Experience of management of in-house staff, contractors, and consultants
  • A a good level of knowledge relating to Construction and health and safety legislation.
  • A good level of knowledge relating to construction practices, trades, methods, and materials, use of drawings, specifications and related IT
  • Ability to deal with multiple and complex issues, analyse data and concurrent minor projects/maintenance work
  • Experience of procurement/tendering/frameworks, budgetary and programme control and forecasting
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