Mechanical Engineering Manager

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity within Maintenance and Engineering for someone with a proven track record of leading and developing infrastructure and statutory mechanical maintenance services, to ensure the compliance of a vibrant University estate which offers a world-class, unique experience to those who learn, work and visit here.

The team is seeking a highly motivated and energetic Mechanical Engineering Manager with a solid understanding of building systems, infrastructure, excellent communication skills, and project management experience.

You will be in a campus wide role, responsible for providing the maintenance needs of the estate, identifying areas of improvement, supporting a team of maintenance managers and technicians, and managing the integration of capital and major refurbishment works to ensure a compliant resilient estate.

You need to be self-motivated and have the ability to inspire high performance in others, as well as demonstrating effective working independently and as part of the delivery team. In addition to skills in writing technical specifications, managing contractors and creative problem solving, the role will require you to have a good understanding of large scale infrastructure and building services.

Our estate provides an exciting environment in which to work. From heritage buildings with listed status, to state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing research premises, the scope of this job presents a remarkable opportunity to the right candidate.

As a Mechanical Engineering Manager, you will have the opportunity to deliver maintenance services within these unique facilities across a world top 100 university, supporting our ambitious strategies.
The Engineering & Maintenance team is embarking on a period of transformation, seeking the most efficient and cost effective combinations of services and organisation to ensure the provision of proactive, high quality, high value services to the University.

We’d like you to hold a degree in an engineering discipline or significant experience in a relevant field, and associate membership of a professional body such as IET, CIBSE, IMECHE or the willingness to work towards accreditation.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development. We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and University.