Facilities Manager

Facilities Manager

Salary: Competitive

The Isle of Wight Zoo is part of The Wildheart Trust, a registered charity. We’re in a period of fast paced change and have big goals for the future. It’s an exciting time to join us and we have a rare opportunity available for a very special professional to become our Facilities Manager.

As an integral part of our Management Team and reporting to the Head of Zoological Operations you will be responsible for the management of services and processes that support the core business of the organisation. You’ll ensure that best practices are followed for maximum efficiency and that the most suitable working environment is attained for our employees and their activities.

The successful candidate will manage a small maintenance team, be instrumental in the design and project management of new builds and be responsible for health and safety on the site. We are looking for someone with a proven history of project and facilities management and experience in budget management, statutory health and safety compliance and people management.

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If you are interested in being considered, please send a CV and covering letter to Katy Hurd by email or by letter – Isle of Wight Zoo, Yaverland Sea Front, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8QB explaining, with tangible examples, why you are the perfect candidate for this position.

Applications to be received by Sunday November 3rd 2019