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NETPark Job Vacancies

NETPark is home to over 40 companies employing over 600 people from university spin-outs, start-ups to more established companies providing high-value jobs in County Durham.

Sectors include advanced materials and manufacturing, nanotechnology, X-Ray technology, semiconductors, defence, electronics, photonics, robotics, pharmaceutical and space/satellites.

Facilities Coordinator

Facilities Coordinator


CPI helps make great ideas and inventions a reality. We’re a team of intelligent people using advances in science and technology to solve the biggest global challenges in healthcare and sustainability.

Through our incredible people and innovation infrastructure, we collaborate with our partners in industry, academia, government, and the investment community to accelerate the development and commercialisation of innovative products.

From health technologies and pharmaceuticals to sustainable food and materials innovations, we turn the entrepreneurial spirit and radical thinking of our people and partners into incredible impact that makes our world a better place.

Why this role is important for CPI’s work
Due to continued growth at CPI, we are recruiting for an experienced Facilities Coordinator to join our Facilities team. The Facilities team are responsible for managing and supporting the smooth running of CPI’s facilities, ensuring all contracted Facilities Management services meet legal, statutory and client specifications.

You will be responsible for delivering the tasks to deploy, maintain and execute the Facilities Management Contract working alongside the Technology Team’s Head of Operations to provide a full range of support across our North East sites, therefore a full driving licence or access to another means of travel will be required.

Key tasks in the role will include (but are not limited to the below), please download the job description for full details available on the CPI careers page:

Monitor statutory compliance with Facilities Management standards, policies, procedures, and templates through facility audits and undertaking issue resolution tasks.
Manage the day-to-day Facilities Management contracted at the assigned CPI site(s)
Manage PPMs using CAFM system to escalate non-compliance at weekly Facility Management meetings, escalating issues to Team Leader — Maintenance for a monthly meeting report.
Ensure Facilities Management are aware of outstanding issues and are dealing with them promptly.
Coordinate the delivery of weekly Facility Management reviews with Operations, ensuring that actions are accurately logged and followed up on department trackers.
Organise desk/​office moves, all refurbishment works and furniture orders.
Liaising with, Landlords/​other tenants on building, maintenance and refurbishment works for common areas.
The person we are seeking
We are looking for someone who has GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths along with significant facilities support experience.

In addition to this, candidates should have:

Experience of providing facilities support in an organisation.
To demonstrate experience in dealing with stakeholders at all levels within the organisation.
Communication is also a key requirement; the ideal candidate will be confident with their communication skills and be comfortable speaking to teams and groups.
Experience with Microsoft office is also a key requirement.
It is also desirable that you are educated to Level 3 (or equivalent) in a Facility related subject.

What does CPI offer you?
At CPI, we offer a wide range of benefits to our employees, this includes:

Up to 36 days holiday, including bank holidays – Plus a holiday purchasing scheme
Generous pension scheme
Life assurance and accident insurance schemes
Flexible working
Learning and Development Opportunities
Free parking
Find out more about our culture and benefits.

Additional information
Please note base location will be Sedgefield, however travel to Darlington, Wilton and Newton Aycliffe will be required.

This 12-month fixed-term position.

CPI is an organisation based in the UK. Commencement of employment is conditional to demonstrating right to work in the UK, sponsorship may be available.

NETPark is a premier UK science park in Sedgefield, County Durham. We provide the right mix of infrastructure, collaborative opportunities and support for science, engineering and technology companies. We support innovative businesses at every stage of their journey from concept to commercialisation with a wide choice of world-class laboratory, clean room and office space from 151 sq ft to 22, 110 sq ft.

A science park with world class innovation infrastructure, academic expertise and capabilities.

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