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CAFM Administrator - Manchester, Greater Manchester

iQ Student Accommodation
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£35,000 per annum
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

Job Details

CAFM Administrator - Manchester, Greater Manchester

Doing the right thing, even when nobody's watching? It's an iQ thing.

iQ is one of the UK's biggest providers of student accommodation, committed to giving our 30,000 students in 76 sites across 29 UK cities their best year yet.

Our Facilities  Administrator will contribute to an exceptional resident experience through supporting   with the administration of financial completion repairs and maintenance tasks using our CAFM system (Planon).

In a Nutshell being a Facilities administrator means working on Assets, service plans and contracts. It could mean reviewing and updating the maintenance plan and working on remedial requests or managing contractors. you'll be reviewing and updating the progress of reactive maintenance ,No two days are ever the same, but you'll be part of an iQ family that will always have your back. Did we mention that's an iQ thing too?

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the asset register is up to date.
  • Identify assets with a missing maintenance start date and update accordingly.
  • Add new and update existing contracts.
  • Review and update the maintenance plan (following the addition of new properties, assets, contracts etc).
  • Track remedial request logged by contractors.
  • Report on the status of PPM / remedial workorders.
  • Respond to ad-hoc reporting requests.
  • Check and chase missing compliance certificates.
  • Support contractors with any questions or requests for training.
  • Review rejected / on hold work orders
  • Bulk upload of cost information to reactive workorders.

Skills and Experience:

  • Detailed knowledge of Planon (or other similar) CAFM system including back-end set up or implementation
  • Demonstrable experience of working within an FM/ Construction environment 
  • Experience of tracking repairs and maintenance in a domestic residential environment
  • A passion for implementing business improvements

In exchange, you'll receive loads of great benefits, and the opportunity to work as part of a fun, supportive team in a business that's definitely going places.

Working at iQ is so much more than a job, it's the chance to carve out your future and build a career in a truly diverse and fun environment. Ready to feel like you've got the best job ever?


  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays (pro rata for part-time)
  • Additional day off to celebrate your birthday
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Pension: we match your contributions up to 8%
  • Gym Discounts
  • Life Assurance
  • Access to thousand's of discounts and offers at shops you know and love
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible working policy


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We're iQ Student, the 2nd largest provider of student accommodation in the UK. Our mission is to reimagine the student living experience, and give our Students their best year yet. We always look for passionate individuals who want to make a difference to our students' lives. In return we can offer you a fun working environment, excellent perks and we'll also help you to develop in your career with our awesome learning and development opportunities.

So what are you waiting for? Apply now and show us what you can do.  

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