Clare College Cambridge

Deputy Buildings Manager

We have a vacancy for a highly experienced Deputy Buildings Manager. The successful applicant will report to the Buildings Manager and must have a thorough knowledge of historic listed buildings and M&E services.

The range of responsibilities is wide and a large amount of personal initiative is expected. The post holder will be responsible for the procurement of M&E small project work (under 50K) including written specifications for PPM works and small Mechanical and Electrical Projects ie lighting replacement. 

The postholder will also have responsibility for managing and supporting the trade staff within the Buildings Team.  

The successful applicant will be an outstanding team player, possessing excellent communications skills and sound planning abilities. 

Applicants will also possess sound IT skills and be able to demonstrate their ability to work with, and supervise, the activities of a small skilled team and to procure and manage the work of contractors.

Salary will be in the region of £40/£45,000  p.a. for the right candidate, plus a small performance related bonus, 34 days annual leave and a subsidised pension.

Closing date for applications is 7 July 2017 with interviews being held shortly afterwards. All applicants must complete the application form below and send it electronically to Sally Hewings, HR Manager ( by the closing date.


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Application Form