Departmental Building and Facilities Manager

An excellent opportunity has arisen in Oncology for a Departmental Building and Facilities Manager, who will be responsible for overseeing and co-ordinating the facilities provision and buildings maintenance of the Department, as well as physical security and space management within the Department. The postholder will also have a substantive responsibility for Health and Safety management within the Department and will hold the formal roles of Departmental Safety Officer (DSO) and (within the Department’s Old Road Campus Research Building research space) of Senior Radiation Protection Supervisor.You will manage a team of facilities support officers and laboratory assistants based across multiple sites. You will also be required to undertake and oversee various building projects, ranging in size and responsibility.Reporting to the Head of Administration, the postholder will be a senior member of the Departmental Operations team, and will routinely be required to liaise with colleagues from other Departments within the University, as well as external contractors and service providers. In addition the postholder will engage with Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Services, the Environment Agency and members of Thames Valley Police and will be required to liaise at all levels with departmental staff, students and visitors.You will be educated to at least degree level or equivalent, preferably in a biological sciences subject and will have experience of overseeing, managing and supporting facilities in a practical research or hospital laboratory environment. You will also possess excellent communication skills.This is a full- time post and will be an open-ended, externally-funded contract.All applicants must complete a short application form and upload a CV and supporting statement.To apply for this role, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button in the link below.The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Thursday 2 March 2017.

Closing Date: 
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 12:00
Organisation: 
CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation and Oncology
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