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Asbestos Manager (Fixed Term)

The University of Cambridge is seeking a knowledgeable and committed individual to join the University's Estate Facilities Section as the Asbestos Manager. Estate Facilities is responsible for maintaining and operating the University's Operational Estate, along with its statutory compliance, including compliance with the Control of Asbestos Regulations and other asbestos related legislation.

The role holder will support the Senior Health & Compliance Manager, assume the responsibility for specialised asbestos service provision and manage the Asbestos Advisor and contracts related to asbestos services to the University.

The role holder will also review and develop asbestos policy, management and procurement and report on performance to Committees. The promotion of asbestos awareness, management and collaborative stakeholder engagement, record and data management and delivery of training are other key components.

Candidates should have excellent inter-personal and communications skills, knowledge of both maintenance and capital project delivery across a highly serviced mixed portfolio estate, along with contract administration and stakeholder management experience.

Candidates must have proven asbestos management experience.

This is a wonderful opportunity to help manage a rich and diverse estate, including many Listed buildings, to support personnel and visitors at this world class institution.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 18 months in the first instance.

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If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Rebecca Tomkins, HR Co-ordinator by email on

Please quote reference AO21496 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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