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12th April 2019
Closing Date:
3rd May 2019 at 23:59

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Salary: Circa £negotiable + various benefits (dependent upon experience)
Hours: As required to fulfil the needs of the business. (inclusive of some evenings and weekends)


The QEII Centre is seeking to appoint an experienced and dynamic Building Operations Manager.

The QEII Centre is London’s premier conference venue located in the heart of Westminster. The Venue Operations team requires dynamic, tenacious ‘can do” individuals to be ‘The Face’ of the venue. The Venue’s Operations Department prides itself on delivering exemplary and award winning  levels of customer service to enhance the QEII visitor experience.

As Building Operations manager, you will be responsible for the effective delivery of Facilities Management at the QEII Centre for clients and their suppliers. You will take the lead in proactively providing and successfully delivering a welcoming, secure, clean, safe and comfortable environment for all users of our facilities. You will be responsible for supervising the Centre’s Service partners contract within the allocated budget and managing the Centre’s utilities budget. You will apply best practice to improve efficiency by reducing operating costs while increasing productivity.

You will represent the Centre’s ethos and values by ensuring all clients and their delegates receive an outstanding and award winning service.

Essential Skills

Minimum two years of building Management experience

* Experience of events and venue management

* Excellent people management and client liaison skills

* Skill and aptitude to see the big picture, but with an eye for detail, to constantly challenge ways of working and to provide the highest level of service standards

* High attention to detail with excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi task

* Qualified First Aider

* IOSH Managing Health and Safety

* CDM4 events

* Consistent focus on operational detail

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

* Ability to provide innovative, creative and pragmatic solutions to problems

* Ability to manage challenge with a positive and “can-do” approach.

* Microsoft Project Management skills

For the complete job description and person specification, please download the document attached to this page in the left-hand side bar.

To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter to hr@qeiicentre.london

Your covering letter should set out how you meet the competencies for this role as set out in the job description.

Closing date for applications: Friday 3rd May 2019

Queen Elizabeth II Centre is an equal opportunities employer. Applications are welcomed from suitably qualified individuals irrespective of their race, ethnic or national origin, nationality, gender, gender identity, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, beliefs, marital status or preferred flexible working patterns. The Centre aims to ensure that applicants are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential.


The QEII Centre’s recruitment processes are underpinned by the recruitment principles of the Civil Service Commissioner, which outline that selection for appointment be made on merit on the basis of fair and open competition http://civilservicecommission.independent.gov.uk/civil-service-recruitment/

If you feel at any time your application has not been treated in accordance with the values in the Civil Service Code and/or if you feel the recruitment has been conducted in such a way that conflicts with the Civil Service Commissioner’s Recruitment Principles, you may make a complaint, by contacting the HR Department hr@qeiicentre.london in the first instance. If you are not satisfied with the response your receive you can contact the Civil Service Commissioners.

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