Facilities and Projects Manager

We are looking to appoint a Facilities and Projects Manager

At Oldham College, we're not just offering a job; we're inviting you to become part of a vibrant community dedicated to success and growth.

As a Facilities and Projects Manager, you'll be at the forefront of shaping our college's future, driving innovation, and ensuring our facilities are first rate.

For our staff, Oldham College not just a workplace, it is a supportive environment where your contributions are valued and rewarded. Here's what you can expect:

Generous Pension Scheme: Secure your future with our comprehensive pension plan.

Fantastic Staff Benefits: Enjoy exclusive rewards through our platform.

Substantial Holiday Entitlement: Take time to recharge and explore your passions.

Employee Assistance Scheme: Access support when you need it


Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Provision: We support your journey into parenthood.

Staff Recognition Awards: Your hard work doesn't go unnoticed.

Car Scheme: Helping with transport costs.

Car Parking: Convenient parking for hassle-free commuting.

On-Site Day Nursery: Balance work and family commitments seamlessly.

Discounts at On-Site Hair and Beauty Salon: Pamper yourself with exclusive savings.

About Oldham College

Oldham College is a reputed institution known for its dynamism and success in providing leading technical and vocational education in the area. We're committed to nurturing ambition and helping individuals reach their highest potential. With exceptional resources and dedicated staff, we empower our students to achieve their goals. Complimenting our Further Education provisions, we also provide Higher Education to Post-Graduate level opportunities across a wide range of subjects at our University Campus Oldham.

The College in Oldham offers exceptional traineeships and apprenticeships allowing students to gain vital work experience in the areas of the digital arena, construction and the built environment, retail and commercial industry, sport, travel and public services as well as the performing arts and media.

The Role

As a Facilities and Projects Manager, you'll have a key role in shaping the college's direction and enhancing its infrastructure, allowing us to deliver the education, with the facilities, that our students deserve.

Your responsibilities would include:

  • Cultivating a culture of excellence in facilities management.
  • Overseeing the maintenance and improvement of college facilities and landscapes.
  • Collaborating with internal staff and external partners to ensure quality service and value.
  • Develop and deliver project management plans, from new builds to renovations, retrofits to refurbishments with a focus on deadlines and sustainability
  • Integrating sustainability and decarbonisation into all projects


To be successful in the role, you'll need to align with our values of integrity, ambition, and inclusivity. Key qualifications and skills include:

  • Relevant Trade Qualification
  • IWFM Membership
  • Health and Safety Qualification
  • Project Management Qualification
  • Experience using Autocad or similar software

For full details of the requirements, please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification

Our Commitment:

At Oldham College, we aspire to be ‘The Best Place to Learn and Work’ and are proud to be ranked one of the ‘Best Places to Work’ in the UK. We're seeking ambitious individuals who are ready to contribute their best. In return, we offer comprehensive training, a robust benefits package, and a supportive community of colleagues.

Join Us Today

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role.

Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation Act 1974. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and vulnerable adults.

Oldham College is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.