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Corporate Buildings Manager - Ref: 50059253

County Hall, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1UD

Grade 8: £23,668.00 to £26,317.00 per annum

Contact: Telephone 01983 823134 or email callcentre@iow.gov.uk if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

Vacancy Reference: 50059253

Closing Date: 10/07/2020

Hours: 37 hours per week


Contract Type: Permanent 


The Isle of Wight Council is keen to recruit a corporate building manager to manage the post room team and to support the facilities & fleet manager with the building management of County Hall and other key council buildings.


You will need to be flexible around working hours, including working early mornings or evenings until meetings finish as required. The role will also be one the call out list for out of hours emergencies.


Being SIA trained (or willing to undertake the training) you'll act as councils’ primary member of staff for dealing with building security issues.


The role will include working closely with the health & safety and property maintenance teams to ensure building issues are dealt with as a priority, ongoing maintenance is completed, and checks are undertaken. Experience in contract and contractor management is essential.


You will need to be an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with good inter-personal and communication skills; a team player who displays commitment, a keen eye for detail and reliability.


For further information or an informal discussion please contact Kieran Tarrant on 01983 814678.     


Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.  The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.


Closing Date: 10 July 2020