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Maintenance Supervisor (Building Fabric)

Maintenance Services

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £38,467 per annum - including London Allowance
This is the expected starting salary for this post however appointment at a higher point may be made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role.
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Friday 29 September 2023
Reference:  0523-231-R

Full-Time, Permanent

The Maintenance Supervisor post is a key planning, and supervisory position based predominantly out on site, with a clear emphasis on the quality and performance aspects of the Estates front of house Direct Labour Team (DLT).  The post holder will ensure that the Department’s planned preventative and reactive maintenance is delivered in the most effective and efficient manner to meet industry best practice, University requirements and is compliant with the relevant legislation including building codes and H&S standards.

Working alongside the Maintenance Supervisor (Mechanical & Electrical) you will motivate, manage, and develop the DLT providing technical guidance and encourage the team to develop and improve problem solving skills. 

Regular site audits of all works managed by the Estates department will be part of this role providing structured and objective reports on compliance, quality of work, progress, and completion in relation to required standards.  As well as managing maintenance repair works and small projects you will also assist in the development of an appropriate and effective maintenance strategy and Heritage Management plans for the Grade 1 listed estate.

The ideal candidate will have a background of building and structural work and be technically competent in building maintenance through knowledge and understanding of diverse and complex buildings. They will also have good interpersonal and communication skills.

Participation in the Duty Manager rota for dealing with out of normal hours emergencies is an essential part of this role.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey. 

For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0523-231-R

Closing Date:   23:59, 29 September 2023

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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This position is not eligible for hybrid working.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page.



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