We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive sufficient applications.
PLEASE NOTE THIS VACANCY IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CURRENT STUDENTS AND IS A PERMANENT, FULL TIME POSITION.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The facilities department makes sure all of our venues and outlets are always looking amazing as well as our staff areas.
In doing this we create amazing spaces for our students to enjoy day to day life on campus. Our venues and outlets are wide and varied from a Nightclub to a Post Office.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
You’ll be heading up the facilities team, you need to be excellent at planning the day ahead and keeping ahead of the game.You will also get involved in making sure our venues are kept clean to the highest standards.
This role will include the following tasks but not limited to
This role starts at 5am with an hour break. You will be expected to work weekends on a 5 out of 7 working week.
Excellent organisational and administrative skills
Evidence of previous experience working in a related field
Experience of administrative processes and systems management
Able to evidence delivery of an excellent customer service to a wide range of stakeholders
Ability to display tact and diplomacy
Ability to work proactively to meet organisational targets
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Excellent interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of MS Office
Ability to build effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
Ensure all data and information is managed in line with GDPR Regulations
Knowledge of risk assessments, health and safety and child protections considerations in relation to relevant activities
Experience with rotaing staff on a weekly basis
Able to manage and order stock
Experience with managing staff and assigning duties at the start of shifts
Experience in a cleaning role
Ability to work with cleaning machinery
The Students' Union is committed to Equality and Diversity
WHAT YOU’LL GET
You’ll get to be part of a vibrant and exciting organisation that thinks the place you work should be amazing.
You’ll be joining an unconventional family where everyone is passionate about doing the best for our members and achieving our ambitious vision of becoming the world’s most student-centred organisation.
We believe in creating a workplace where you can be the very bestand if you‘re the sort of person who wants to get stuck into everything they do, then you’re really going to shine here.
You’ll get a competitive salary starting at £21,686, in return for working an average 35 hours per week, working 5 out of 7 days and generous opportunities to take time off. We are looking for someone who is able to work flexibly as hours will fluctuate based on the time of year.
We’re a very social organisation, running everything from staff netball and 5-aside football teams to a book club and regular fun activities.
With a generous pension scheme, we’ll invest in your future as well as your present. We offer a comprehensive range of family friendly policies so that you can get that all important work/life balance right. Don’t forget one of our Tattoo’s in Work Hard, Play Hard and we mean it! We’ll even give you your birthday off, for free.
If all this sounds like the sort of the place you want to be a part of then we’re really excited to hear from you.
You find loads more information about who we are and what we do on our website www.essexstudent.com so have a good look, or feel free to give the HR team a call for an informal chat on 01206 863211 before you apply.