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Building Support Officer
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF34424

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 22/01/2021

Job live date: 17/12/2020

Salary: £25,217 - £30,048

Employment type: AOS-Manual

Department: Estates

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 36

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a professional and enthusiastic Building Support Officer to join our team

The University seeks to appoint a Building Support Officer to join the Building Support Services Team based within the Campus Services Department. You will act as the point of contact for the occupants, (School, functions and others) of designated buildings within an assigned zone of the University. Supporting University and external services/providers to ensure the efficient operational running of the buildings and to enable the occupants to deliver their University business effectively.  

  • Previous experience of working in a Facility Management, front facing customer services role
  • Familiarity of, and experience of working with Health and Safety systems and management practices
  • Excellent team player and client facing attitude
  • Self-Motivated with a flexible approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills for instruction and guidance both written and verbal
  • Relevant work experience in a similar role with a focus on buildings and/or operational management
  • Excellent organisational, administration and prioritisation skills

Interview date: 1st February 2021

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Building Support Services Manager

Contact role:

Building Support Officer

Contact name:

Heather Silk-Jones

Contact name:

Lesley Hennigan

Contact phone:

07970 298 682

Contact phone:

07860 785 749

Contact email:

Contact email:

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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