Maintenance Manager

Employer
Canford School
Location
Wimborne, Dorset
Salary
circa £45,000 per annum
Closing date
9 Dec 2020

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An exciting and varied opportunity has arisen for a qualified and enthusiastic individual to fully maintain the buildings of an impressive independent boarding school estate close to the River Stour in Wimborne and set around a grade 1 Manor House designed by Blore and Barry.

Reporting to the Director of Estates and leading a team of in-house trade teams, external contractors and specialist suppliers, the Maintenance Manager will be responsible for the daily maintenance of all buildings, service installations, safety systems, plant and finishes.  In addition, the postholder will be required to work closely with the Estates Management Team on a range of  improvement and alteration works whilst also managing all servicing, statutory testing, planned and reactive maintenance work.

Experience in a similar position working in both modern and historic buildings would be a distinct advantage, together with a sound knowledge of health and safety legislation, building services and building regulations. 

We are seeking a proactive, competent and alert candidate who works efficiently at a strategic level and who organises and leads their team with clarity and strong guidance. A friendly and approachable manner is essential together with the ability to multi task and prioritise workloads in order to meet strict deadlines.  An excellent work ethic, a “today” approach, flexibility and strong IT skills are also required.

A leading benefits package including 30 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, BUPA Cash Plan scheme, cycle to work scheme, free lunches during term time and discounted membership to both the sports centre and golf club is offered to the successful candidate.

For further information and to apply, please visit the school's website: https://www.canford.com/useful-links/job-vacancies  

HR Department - 01202 847590 / recruitment@canford.com

Closing date: 6th December 2020

Canford School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful job applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening.

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