Head Groundsperson

Oxford University Sport, Iffley Road, Oxford

Grade 7: £31,604 – £38,833 p.a.

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Head Groundsperson to be responsible for the highest standards of maintenance of all outdoor sports playing surfaces and amenities across the University of Oxford sports estate, together with external tender contracts.

Reporting to the Director of Sport, you will manage a team of grounds staff to ensure the cost effective delivery of services and end user satisfaction.

You will have substantial relevant experience in sports pitch provision and maintenance, multi-site staff management, possess excellent communication skills and sound fundamental budget planning and control skills.

A current driving licence is essential as you will be required to drive vehicles and tractors on public highways.

Please refer to the Job Description for full details of the requirements for this role.

We offer a range of benefits including a contributory pension scheme, uniform and generous holidays.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via Oxford University’s recruitment website.  You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application.  Please quote reference 133839 on all correspondence.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Thursday 15 March and interviews will be held on Tuesday 27 March 2018.

For an informal chat about the role contact the Director of Sport on 01865 611470.

To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click here.