Building and Grounds Supervisor

Leicester, Leicestershire
£27,025 - £33,199 per annum
03 Jun 2019
30 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Building and Grounds Supervisor

De Montfort University (DMU)


Ref. D-60759869-02

Grade E, £27,025 - £33,199 per annum

Permanent, Full-time


De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.

A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate

The Estates & Facilities directorate manage the upkeep of a large number of buildings including grounds and car parks. It is an essential mission to ensure these are maintained to a high standard and with further developments on campus it is an exciting time to be part of the Estates Team. We are therefore looking for both experience and passion in helping to deliver a first-class environment.


The role is to assist in the supervision of ‘in-house’ and contract labour for reactive buildings and grounds maintenance and manage assigned building and/or grounds works. Implement, develop and manage planned preventative maintenance programmes and compliance checks with due regard to the Universities health and safety policies. This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified Trades person with previous experience of working in the building industry and looking to forward their career.

Ideal Candidate

The role would suit someone who is self-motivated, has a confident and friendly approach with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team attending work outside of normal working hours when necessary. An NVQ level 3 in a building trade related discipline with experience in the use of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and Outlook and budget management are essential along with the knowledge of Health and Safety legislative compliance requirements related to the role.

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Closing Date: 5th July 2019.

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