Out of the Blue Facilities & Operations Manager

Out of the Blue are looking for a full time Facilities & Operations Manager who can start in early 2024. The Facilities & Operations Manager will be a senior management position within the organisation with a role focused on the maintenance, repair and development of our buildings and equipment.

We are looking for a person with experience in managing the repair and maintenance of a building, with complex operations.  We aim to recruit someone with previous experience of managing, motivating and developing a Building Management team.  Experience in managing the renovation of an architecturally and historically significant building would also be desirable.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)

Pay: £32,973-£35,630 (depending on experience, with anticipated annual incremental increases)

For further information about Out of the Blue, please refer to our website www.outoftheblue.org.uk

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  • Job description (downloadable pdf) here
  • Application form here

Deadline for applications: Friday 24th November, 10am

We will contact candidates shortlisted for interview by 5pm on Friday 1st December

Interviews will be held on Monday 11th December at the Drill Hall. The exact time for your interview will be advised on Wednesday 8th November If you do not hear from us by then you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


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