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Assistant Planned Preventive Maintenance Manager
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF40601

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 16/05/2022

Job live date: 12/04/2022

Salary: £31,406

Employment type: PM-Other Related

Department: Estates

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 1FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and flexible individual to join the Maintenance Services team as our Assistant Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM) Manager, within Estates. 

You will have the technical ability to manage the programme in a manner that provides a safe, reliable & cost-effective service.
You will be required to oversee the allocation & issue of PPM jobs to Maintenance Services personnel & designated external contractors & maintain the asset register. You will have the ability to ensure that the PPM programme is prioritised on a consistent basis, which reflects the University's statutory responsibilities.

You will have:

•    An understanding of building services (mechanical and electrical).
•    Hold or be working towards a relevant qualification in building services
•    Knowledge of planned preventive maintenance and how applies to a varied estate
•    Awareness of current statutory requirements
•    Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to engage with a range of stakeholders
•    A positive and proactive approach to Health & Safety and how to apply this in a varied estate
•    Good IT Knowledge with knowledge of using CAFM systems and Microsoft Office package

The University of Reading aims to create a fair and transparent reward strategy; ensuring staff are paid a competitive salary and are recognised and rewarded for their contribution.  Members of staff have the opportunity to join a pension scheme sponsored by the University.  The University has a range of family friendly policies, including a childcare voucher scheme to help you save money on childcare costs.  We have a strong commitment to health and well-being and staff can benefit from discounted membership at the SportsPark, an Employee Assistance Programme and a Health Cash Plan. The University offers generous holiday entitlements which include public holidays and paid closure days. 

When completing the application you should match your qualifications, training, skills and experience to the job description giving full details and filling in all sections.

Interview date 23rd May 2022 (This may be subject to change) 

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Deputy Head of Building Maintenance - Operations

Contact role:

Head of Building Maintenance

Contact name:

Chris Hellier

Contact name:

Ian May

Contact phone:

+44 (0) 118 378 7283

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 6382

Contact email:

Contact email:


Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

​​​​​​​The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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