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Operations and Maintenance Manager

Deadline for applications: N/A

Salary: Up to £35000 per annum
Contract type: Full time

Job overview

A new opportunity has arisen for an Operations and Maintenance Manager to lead our busy maintenance team of 5 at our Bellerbys College Brighton. We are looking for an experienced individual, preferably with previous experience as a building services engineer who has lead teams of maintenance staff and supervised external contractors.

Key responsibilities

You will oversee the planned and reactive maintenance on two adjacent sites in Brighton and one in Hove. This is compiled of a college, residential halls, residential property and head office building. This will be a hands-on role where needed.

  • Reporting to the Facilities Manager, you will be responsible for your team, and you will also monitor the progress of works ensuring deadlines are met and all requests are dealt with as quickly as possible.
  • There will be a need to be on call for urgent enquiries, possibly on a rota.
  • You will be responsible for developing and maintaining strong partnering relationships with contractors, staff an in-house maintenance team and all contractors.
  • You will ensure regulatory compliance and promote a positive health and safety environment to all. Ensure property and buildings are maintained to a high standard
  • Implement & maintain safety policies and procedures
  • Actively promote a strong H&S culture
  • Develop & maintain maintenance schedules, respond daily maintenance requests
  • Manage the setup and takedown of different events
  • Perform troubleshooting to solve issues on site
  • Manage external contractors
  • Responsible for the delivery of high-quality maintenance service, ensuring value for money at all times
  • Point of contact for technical building issues


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have maintenance management/building services engineer experience of a minimum of 2 years.
  • Be proactive and have a friendly and approachable manner.
  • Be organised, with a good grasp of figures and people management.

Key Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Enhanced pension scheme, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, Wellbeing centre, and much more.

About Study Group

Study Group is a global leader in preparing students for international academic success and rewarding careers through a transformational learning experience. Our global recruitment teams enrolled over 30,000 students from 142 countries in 2018. The universities we work with trust us to increase their international footprint, access student diversity and provide assured progression, so they can continue to focus on academic excellence.

Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

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How to apply

We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please submit a CV on our jobs board and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

What does a role at Study Group mean?


We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.


We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.


We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.


We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.