Regional Premises Manager

Applications for this job are now closed

As Britains leading public service union, we have more than 1.3 million members working in public services and the private, voluntary and community sectors, from frontline staff to senior managers. We work tirelessly to ensure our members are respected and properly rewarded, be that through the provision of high quality work environments or fairly negotiated remuneration packages.
West Midlands
West Midlands Regional Centre, Birmingham
Starting salary
£32,608 per annum pro rata
Closing date
8 March 2020
Contract type
Part time, permanent

About this job

Reporting to the Central Services Manager, you will be responsible for the maintenance and security of all plant, machinery, equipment, building services and site operations at the West Midlands Regional Centre, including Health & Safety and office accommodation for approximately 75 employees plus visitors.

Organise deliveries and set up rooms for meetings, including IT and telephone support.

Manage cleaning staff and contractors whilst on site.

To carry out minor maintenance tasks including changing light bulbs, minor repairs to fixtures and fittings, maintaining the efficient operation of the heating system etc.

Responsible for any issues relating to the Car Park.

You must have:

  • Experience of working in a modern office environment with an understanding of related Health & Safety issues, manual handing
  • Ability to prioritise duties and work as part of a team, use email and basic software packages such as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience carrying out minor repairs and building maintenance

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the general application form (“under Resources”). Only the general application form will be accepted.

See job description and person specification (“under Documents”)

Please send three copies of completed application forms along with Recruitment and Disability monitoring forms to HR, UNISON, 24 Livery Street, Birmingham B3 2PA or email quoting Ref No. R12/45

Completed applications to be received by Sunday 8 March 2020.
Interviews will take place in Birmingham City Centre on Tuesday 31 March 2020


UNISON is the UK’s leading public services trade union, with over 1.3 million members working in the public sector, private, voluntary and community sectors and in the energy services. We employ approximately 1,200 staff, with around 370 at our national centre in Euston in central London and the remainder in our 12 regions across the UK, including Northern Ireland.

UNISON is a dynamic, progressive union, committed to equality. We encourage men and women of all ages, Black and minority ethnic groups, disabled people, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to work with us.