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Job Vacancy - Estates and Maintenance Manager

Date posted: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Position: Estates and Maintenance Manager
Location: Donington Park
Department: Venue Services
Application form: Click here

Estates and Maintenance Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Estates and Maintenance Manager at Donington Park motor racing circuit in Leicestershire, a 700 acre site with over 260,000 sq ft of buildings.

The Estates and Maintenance Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the entire venue, including the race circuit, public areas, buildings and utilities, to ensure the highest standards of presentation and serviceability for our customers, who attend every day and particularly at the numerous major national and international motor racing events.

The Estates and Maintenance Manager manages a team of 20 personnel including Maintenance, Venue Cleaning and Security.  They also have responsibility for managing a continual programme of improvements to the venue.   Estate, venue or facilities management experience is essential and a previous involvement with the events industry would be advantageous, as well as previous motorsport experience (but not essential).

You will ideally have a minimum of three years' industry experience including strong people management skills. Project budgets and deadlines will need to be set and adhered to.  Workload will include planning routine maintenance and improvements, dealing with sub contractors, utilities and support services.  Training or qualifications in Health and Safety, fire safety, fire risk assessments and construction site safety legislation are vital.

Critical qualities are intelligence, commitment, strong organisational skills, meticulous attention to detail to achieve very high standards of venue presentation and an ability to cope under pressure to meet tight deadlines.  Working a number of event weekends and bank holidays during the season is essential.

This is a demanding role but one that will be immensely satisfying for the successful applicant who will be responsible for the appearance, facilities and continual upgrading of one of the top motor racing circuits in Europe.

A good standard of written English, with good skills in Microsoft Word and Excel are also required. Comprehensive training for the role will be provided.

Ways to apply:

1. You can download an application form by clicking on the apply for this position button, and return it to the postal or email address below;

2. Call into reception between 08:30 and 18:00 Monday to Friday to collect or return a form;

3. Email or post your CV to the addresses below, including notice period and salary expectation 

Email: jobs@msv.com

Post: HR Department, MSV, Brands Hatch Circuit, Fawkham, Longfield, DA3 8NG

Closing Date: 10 April 2020.  If we receive suitable applications we may close this role earlier than stated.  We are not looking to receive candidates from agencies at this time.