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Facilities Manager

South Thames College
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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South Thames College is now looking for a Facilities Manager to join our Team across our two centres, Wandsworth and Tooting.

Within this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of the two centres facilities management to ensuring the cleanliness, safety and security of the buildings and ground, coupled with the overall security arrangements, maintenance schedules and routine programmes of work along with maintenance management both directly employed and contracts.

We are looking for a highly self-motivated individual who has a positive 'can-do' approach. Reliable and well presented, you will have experience of project and change management along with a good understanding of relevant health and safety requirements. With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will have the ability to influence people who are not part of your team and be able to relate to young people, parents, colleagues and external 3rd parties.

With relevant professional qualifications in facilities management or a related discipline, you will have knowledge of routine preventative maintenance and be able to find solutions to seemingly complex issues. The role also requires an individual who has a professional and approachable attitude and who has experience of managing staff. You will need to be flexible over working hours and hold a full UK driving licence.

Those who are educated to A Level and above are highly desirable as are those who have experience of managing facilities in an educational setting.

Closing date for the return of completed applications is 1st July.

South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 37 days plus up to 7 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees' physical and mental health. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London's largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students' success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

When you click on 'Apply', you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process
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