Sports Facility Manager

Job title Sports Facility Manager

Department Sports Development & Recreation

Salary Starting from £33,797, rising to £40,322

Grade Grade 7

Placed on Monday 13 January 2020

Closing date Monday 03 February 2020

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CC7390

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The Department of Sports Development and Recreation at the University of Bath seeks to create impact through sport, by maximising its unique environment every day for every customer.

The Department manages and organises a range of activities under the University’s sports brand - Team Bath - and aspires to create a world leading multi-sport environment delivering to elite athletes, staff and students of the University and the local and regional community. Based in the inspiring £35m Sports Training Village, the Department offers a wide range of high quality sports activities, programmes, events, services and facilities catering for all ages and abilities.

In addition, we are recognised by UK Sport as one of only six Elite Training Centres, providing the training base for around 250 international level athletes. This is an opportunity to become part of a professional and progressive organisation at the leading edge of sport, health and fitness.

We have an exciting mix of facilities including a 50m pool, several sports halls, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, a 400m outdoor athletics track, indoor sprint straight and our iconic Push Start Track, and maintaining these facilities to the high standards demanded by our wide customer base provides an interesting and rewarding challenge.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Facility Manager to be responsible for maintaining the quality and functionality of the sports facilities through our Planned Preventative Maintenance, Reactive Maintenance and Long Term Maintenance budgets. You will have a proven track-record in the maintenance and upkeep of a range of facilities to include buildings, plant and fabric. An understanding of M&E systems would be an advantage. 

Reporting to our Director of Sport, you will benefit from being part of the motivated, multidisciplinary team that constitutes the Team Bath family.

For more information or an informal conversation about the role please contact our Director of Sport, Stephen Baddeley (01225 385655 or or our retiring Sports Facility Manager, Ron Stewart (01225 383888 or, however, please ensure that your application is submitted via the University website.

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.