Buildings and Facilities Manager (11 months Fixed Term)
London (Warburg Institute)

Job reference: 001894

Location: London (Warburg Institute)

Closing date: 07/12/2021

Salary: Starting from £32,445 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: School of Advanced Study

Sub-Department: Administration

Hours per week: 28 hours per week

Warburg Institute – Buildings and Facilities Manager

The Warburg Institute is seeking to recruit a Buildings and Facilities Manager to cover a vacancy created by maternity leave.

The role will be fixed term from 10 January 2022 – 6 December 2022 and is 0.8 FTE.

The School of Advanced Study

The University of London’s School of Advanced Study is a unique institution in UK higher education. Comprising a set of postgraduate institutes and a variety of central academic initiatives, it is located within the Bloomsbury precinct of the University in the physical and intellectual heart of London. It is the UK’s national and international centre for the support, promotion and facilitation of research in the humanities, broadly defined. It does this in collaboration with other organisations, notably the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the British Academy (BA), learned societies and government agencies.

The Warburg Institute

Founded in Hamburg at the beginning of the 20th century, and brought to London when the Nazis came to power in 1933, the Warburg Institute became part of the University of London in 1944 and part of the School of Advanced Study in 1994. It is one of the world’s leading centres for the studying the interaction of ideas, images and society. It is dedicated to the survival and transmission of culture across time and space, with a special emphasis on the afterlife of antiquity. Its open-stack Library is (according to the Open Education Database) one of the ‘20 Libraries that Changed the World.’ Along with the Photo Collection and Archive, it serves as an engine for interdisciplinary research, postgraduate teaching and a prestigious events and publication programme

The Role

This is a wide ranging and varied role which is integral to the smooth day-to-day running of the Institute. To succeed in this role you will need demonstrable experience of building and facilities management along with excellent interpersonal skills and organisational skills. In addition to this you will need the ability to manage multiple tasks often to tight deadlines, and prioritise workload and respond flexibly to changing circumstances. The successful candidate must be numerate and literate to the high standards required by the activities of the role. Degree level qualification or equivalent in experience is highly desirable.

For a full Person Specification please refer to the Job Description below.

Further Information 

To be considered for this role, click the ‘Apply’ button below to complete an online application form and upload your CV.  Applications close 7 December 2021, and interviews will be held on 16 December.

The University of London is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed.  We particularly encourage applications from members of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities as this group is currently under-represented in some levels within the University. All appointments will be made on merit, based on the criteria identified in the job description.