Support Services Manager
Full-time and permanent, based in Edinburgh
Starting salary £21,773 (Band C)

We are looking for an experienced Support Services Manager to join our Estates team at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Managing a team of 6, you will be responsible for a number of estates-led tasks including building security, office accommodation, soft FM contract management as well as taking a lead in our sustainability programme for environmental/carbon reduction issues. You will also provide administrative support to the department which will include raising purchase orders, procurement of office supplies, PPE and equipment.

Applicants should be good communicators, have good attention to detail and problem solving abilities. You should be able to work on your own initiative and have a proven track record in managing relationships and team building/management. Ideally, applicants will also have a good working knowledge of health and safety, including risk assessments and be familiar with front of house issues.

A full job description and person specification which outlines all of the key responsibilities as well as the essential and desirable criteria for this role can be downloaded from this page. 

Applicants should send a CV and covering letter which outlines their suitability for the post as well as a completed equal opportunities form to by 5pm on Monday, 30 November 2015. Interviews will be held week commencing 7 December 2015.

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted.

No recruitment agencies please.

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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)