Works Allocation Assistant

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Exeter, ENGLAND
Deadline: 03 Apr 2017

Campus Services

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.

An opportunity has arisen for a Works Allocation Assistant based on the Streatham Campus. This position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to join a small team of colleagues, supplying a high level of service. This full-time post is available immediately on a permanent basis.

Reporting to the Direct Works, Works Allocation Team Leader, you will be a member of the Helpdesk and Works Allocation Team. The role is to allocate both internal and external works to contractors and our internal Electrical, Structural & Mechanical Services. Estate Services is responsible for the planning, safety, provision, adaptation and maintenance of buildings and associated services and for the development and maintenance of the University's estate.

We are looking for a customer focused team player who can work alone or in a team and be able to use initiative to prioritise work demands and meet deadlines. Having prior experience or qualifications in similar roles would be advantageous, you will have a starter/finisher mentality and methodical approach to work, as well as an understanding of all relevant health and safety legislation that accompanies these tasks. 

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document pleaseclick here 

For further information, please contact Haydn Wall, , or telephone (01392) 724555.  

The University offers some fantastic benefits including generous holiday entitlements, options for flexible working, an onsite gym, parking and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. Take a look at our careers site ( ) for more information.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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