Campus Facilities Manager at University of Edinburgh (UK Visa Sponsorship

If you are qualified and can function in the role of a campus facilities manager, the University of Edinburgh is currently accepting applications for this role.

The University of Edinburgh’s Holyrood campus is home to Moray House School of Education and Sport (MHSES) and the Centre for Open Learning (COL).  It contains a wide range of specialist facilities including science laboratories, design and technology workshops, art and music facilities and sports labs and gyms, as well as general teaching and office space, spread across eight buildings off Holyrood Road. 

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  • Campus Facilities Manager


  • £37,099 – £44,263 per annum

Job Schedule

  • Full Time


  • Holyroos Campus, Edinburgh

 About the Role

We are looking for a Campus Facilities Manager to manage and oversee all matters relating to estates, facilities, equipment, health and safety and security across the Holyrood Campus.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a facilities, operations management or health and safety background to lead a team in the development and delivery of a complex facilities management service. We are looking for someone with exceptional customer focus, proactive problem-solving skills and team leadership ability.

This post is full-time (35 hours per week).

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Deliver a facilities management service for campus users, coordinating building operation and maintenance, managing spaces, facilities and room layouts to ensure the comfort, safety, accessibility and sustainability of the built environment. 
  • Provide effective liaison with other University teams including cleaning, security, maintenance and servitorial services to ensure a seamless support for building occupants.
  • Develop and maintain a facility and equipment maintenance and refresh programme, managing asset registers and planning across a long-term planning horizon.
  • Manage annual premises and equipment budgets and contribute to the development of 5-year planning forecasts.
  • Proactively promote environmental sustainability initiatives, pursuing funding opportunities for improvement projects.
  • Coordinate a campus fault reporting process, liaising with Estates helpdesk and ensuring calls are monitored through to completion.
  • Oversee the provision of facilities support for events on campus, including advice and guidance on use of space and room set-up, H&S considerations, signage and wayfinding and coordination of facilities team members for operational support. Liaise with the University Exams office and University Timetabling around the booking and use of Holyrood spaces. 
  • Oversee compliance with all Health & Safety requirements and regulations. This requires an in-depth knowledge of UK H&S legislation, regulations and codes of practice that apply to staff activities both on and off campus. 
  • Produce and revise local policies and guidance on H&S related subjects, referring where appropriate to University of Edinburgh policy documents.
  • Promote and monitor fire safety training and ensure the weekly testing of fire alarms and systems. Work with the University Fire Safety Unit to run periodic exercises of evacuations and to test fire safety procedures. 


  • Self-motivated, customer-focused, proactive approach to the efficient delivery of services through continual improvement of processes. 
  • Experience of supervising staff, developing individuals and building a team 
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking and communication skills with evidence of developing effective relationships with key stakeholders. 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and work to deadlines. 
  • Understanding of relevant health and safety legislation, regulations and codes of practice that apply to the role.


  • A competitive salary of £37,099 – £44,263 per annum
  • An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work.
  • To be part of a diverse and vibrant international community
  • Comprehensive Staff Benefits, such as a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family-friendly initiatives, and flexible work options.
  • Visa sponsorship for qualified Candidates

Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a CV and a cover letter, detailing how you meet each of the essential criteria as outlined in the ‘Knowledge, Skills and Experience’ section of the Job Description.

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Application Deadline

March 14, 2024, (11:59 pm GMT)