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Premises Manager, www.twotempleplace.org


Job Summary

Two Temple Place is looking for a Premises Manager to help maintain our stunning Grade II* listed central London home to the highest possible standard. You’ll cover the day-to-day running of a very special building, with huge scope for professional development and on the job learning.

Job Description

Built in 1895 by William Waldorf Astor, the world's richest man, our building is a celebration of the greatest craftsmen of the day, and a joyful architectural fantasia.

Today, we are owned by registered charity the Bulldog Trust, and as part of our activities as a registered charity, we run a growing programme of cultural and community events and projects. This public access is made possible through the busy calendar of exclusive commercial hire, comprising corporate dinners, weddings, product launches, receptions and filming.

As the lead facilities' person in our small team, you'll lead on the provision of building services and contracts, making sure that the building meets the needs of all its users efficiently, safely, and cost-effectively, and ensuring rigorous compliance with Health & Safety regulations, licensing requirements and conservation needs, while working to improve our carbon footprint.

You'll cover the day-to-day running of a very special building as well as looking ahead to help develop special projects with the development of projects, costings, consultations and quotes. On any given day you might be overseeing day-to-day routine maintenance and cleaning and repairs, running timely building checks, and always ensuring best value for money.

The post-holder will be expected to respond to the changing needs of the job, as well as to work flexible hours depending on the needs and public opening hours of the building. We actively welcome applicants from backgrounds that are under-represented in the cultural sector, and those with protected characteristics.

The role is offered at a salary in the region of £30,000, depending on experience and aptitude. There is a probationary period, and holiday entitlement is 25 days, plus Bank Holidays. We operate a contributory Pension Scheme. The position is based at Two Temple Place, London WC2R 3BD, which is owned by the Bulldog Trust.

Job Requirements

You'll proactively oversee general repairs and redecoration, schedule maintenance activities, liaise with and supervise third party sub-contractors. You'll undertake planned and preventative maintenance, keeping a regular programme of checks and repairs up to date and monitored. You'll drive forward H&S and statutory compliance, working with colleagues to help us prioritise longer term strategic conservation and capital projects.

You'll need to be able to think about how to develop costings, reports and project plans, and know - or learn - how to steer special projects for the longer term conservation and preservation of this remarkable heritage building.

Job Responsibilities

This role is responsible for the management of: cleaning; heating, ventilation, cooling; fire alarm & security (building access, CCTV, intruder alarm, keys); electrical; plumbing (water supplies, drainage, sluice gates); Disabled access (external stairclimber); Health & Safety; general maintenance (occasional carpentry, mending, painting, fixings).

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Read the full job description and apply by covering letter (no more than one side) and CV, and please fill out our Equal Opportunities form.

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