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Building Refurbishment and Facilities Manager

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Building Refurbishment and Facilities Manager

Job type:
Permanent Full Time

Culham, Oxfordshire

£38,959 - £44,272 pa, dependent on experience plus industry leading benefits including an outstanding pension scheme

Closing date:
24th October 2018


Are you an experienced Building Refurbishment Manager with an engineering background? Are you looking for an exciting and challenging new role on one of the leading science and innovation campuses in the UK?

If you have at least 3 years` experience of delivering construction projects, a proven track record in Project Management, and experience in the use of the normal range of business and project management software as well as CAD capability and BIM awareness then this may be the opportunity you are waiting for.

The Property Unit within UKAEA are looking for a Building Refurbishment Manager to join their team of around 20 staff to assist in the delivery of a wide range of refurbishment and development projects ranging from £20K to £1m with a collective portfolio value of £5m.

You will be capable of project managing the delivery of a wide range of building refurbishments works on time and in budget while adhering to UKAEA process and procedure.

Reporting to the Property Works Planning Manager and the Head of Property you will be the principle technical contact to formulate, analyse and evaluate scopes of work for building refurbishment projects, develop the tender packages and undertake tender exercises. You will liaise with internal and external stakeholders for individual projects and manage the contractors appointed to undertake the work.

The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. Following recent UK funding two new centres of excellence in tritium fuel handling and component testing and validation are being built. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people.

For further information on why UKAEA is a great place to work please review our recruitment video via the following link:

Please download the application pack for the full job description and more information on our outstanding employee benefits.

Knowledge skills and experience

-Educated to degree level or equivalent in an engineering or construction discipline
-The post requires a good range of technical and engineering skills to deal with the wide variety of building and project types. In particular, Mechanical and Electrical would be desirable.
-Three or more years` experience of delivering construction projects, preferably in the public sector.
-Professional qualification or proven track record in Project Management including project planning and implementation, financial control, the assessment of contract strategies, contract supervision safety and associated environmental management.
-Safety Management: A good working knowledge of the Construction Design and Management Regulations with demonstrable experience of site safety management.
-Demonstrable experience of managing internal; and external stakeholders at different levels.
The post requires an excellent understanding of the procedures and practices used in big organisations for delivering maintenance and building managements projects, as well as current Health and Safety legislation.

-Chartered status of an appropriate professional body, e.g. Chartered Institute of Building
-Contracts: Demonstrable knowledge and experience of the administration of the NEC form of contract.
-Experienced in the use of the normal range of business and project management software as well as CAD capability and BIM awareness.
-Experience of working within current construction legislation and its application.

Special requirements:
Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.


-Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.

- Please note UKAEA do not pay travel expenses for interview.

-The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role.

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