Deputy Head of Maintenance

Leicester, Leicestershire
£37,706 - £47,722
31 Aug 2018
29 Sep 2018

De Montfort University (DMU)

Estates & Commercial Services

Ref. D-60371491-02

Grade G, £37,706 - £47,722

Permanent, Full-time


De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.

A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate

The Estates & Commercial Services Directorate is large and diverse, employing circa 300 people, ranging from plumbers, electricians, carpenters, cleaners, porters, leisure centre assistants to property management professionals, architects, project officers, CAD, space management, sustainability and energy and administrative personnel.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Head of Maintenance. Reporting to the Head of Maintenance, this role will manage staff, external contractors and consultants in order to ensure that all building and engineering assets are maintained and compliant to legislative requirements.

Ideal Candidate

You must hold an HND or approved equivalent in Building Services/ Engineering and have extensive experience on a wide range of building services plant and equipment along with the knowledge of Health and Safety legislative compliance requirements related to the role.

Whilst being proactive in your approach you will need to be a self-motivated individual with the ability to prioritise works to achieve deadlines and have the skills to supervise and develop the maintenance team, with good communication skills within a customer facing team.

If you require any further information regarding this post or wish to have an informal conversation please contact Mick Jelley on 0116 257 7633.

Please note, only fully completed application forms will be accepted.

To discover more and apply, please click on the Apply button.

Closing Date: 29th September 2018