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Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
£28,756 - £33,309 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

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Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant, multi-cultural and modern university in the centre of Glasgow, and is placed amongst the top 70 universities globally (THE Impact rankings, 2021).  Our welcoming community of 20,000 students, from more than 100 countries, enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York.  Our University mission - with its commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence - is integral to everything we do.

The Directorate of Estates and Facilities Department are responsible for the management and day-to-day running of the University estate and ensures essential services are in place for all who work, study and visit GCU.

The Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) Administrator will play a pivotal role in supporting the CAFM system for the Estates and Facilities Directorate. The GCU Heart of Campus Project installed sophisticated management controls and Business Management systems which are now critical to the day-to-day running of the University Estate.

In addition, co-dependencies exist in the management of the combined heat and power plant (C.H.P) and day-to-day operations.  The Post holder is responsible for supporting the management and oversight of the above systems, ensuring compliance with related work flow instruction patterns.

The ideal candidate will have a qualification or equivalent in Engineering or a Building discipline, such as Mechanical & Electrical Building Services. It is also key that they have sound knowledge and experience of CAFM systems. 

More broadly, they should have experience of contributing to the delivery of buildings and estates services, including previous experience within a property management environment or FM administration role. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of statutory and technical requirements for the operation and maintenance of plant and engineering services.

It is expected that the candidate will have strong IT skills, with the ability to ability to provide administrative support for infrastructure projects.

An efficient and effective worker, the candidate will be able to prioritise and manage their workload and also work with other team members to ensure the delivery of high-quality services.  They will also have good oral and written communication skills and experience of providing advice and guidance to a range of customers and colleagues is essential.

Health and safety compliance knowledge is desirable and the candidate will be interested in maintaining and building on their knowledge.

Evenings and weekend work may be required, subject to business demands.

If you have any queries on this opportunity please contact John Keenan, Maintenance Manager on 0141 331 3309.

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.


Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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