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A Building Officer to join our Titanic Quarter Office

Building Officer

Catalyst is a member centric organisation, striving to deliver a professional and comprehensive service to all member companies and users of the Catalyst community. As a Building Officer, we are looking for someone to be pro-active in their approach when serving the community, doing everything within their power to meet the member needs and delivering a high-class customer experience. Agility and preparation will be key in this position to mitigate against any high-level risk that may negatively impact member experience.

Key Information

  • Contract – Full Time, Permanent
  • Salary up to £25,000 depending on qualifications/experience
  • Based at the Innovation Centre, Queen’s Road, Belfast
  • Reporting to the Head of Facilities
  • Closing Monday 26th June at 12noon


Benefits of working at Catalyst

Competitive Benefits Package
Private medical insurance for you and your dependents
Generous pension contribution
Generous life assurance policy
Enhanced parental leave packages
Free open access to company organised events
Free parking onsite
Learning and development opportunities


  • Working closely with Catalyst member companies and community for the provision of facilities and services.
  • Strong customer service skills to ensure all member issues are responded to in a timely manner, with consistent communication to members throughout.
  • Managing general upkeep and maintenance of the buildings, ensuring all records, Health and Safety standards and statutory obligations are met.
  • Assist with building management systems and access control training and daily operation for the efficient operations of facilities.
  • Assist with management of services, such as cleaning, waste disposal, catering, and parking.
  • Liaise with relevant contractors and partners to ensure all defects or issues are resolved efficiently and with minimal disruption.
  • Respond urgently to emergencies as they arise.
  • Assist with the management of refurbishment, renovations, and work-space moves.
  • Assists with budget management and tracking payments.
  • Assist with management of office systems, including ICT and office.
  • Provide administrative support to the Head of Facilities in the procurement process, including the development and issue of tender documentation, maintaining applicable audit trails, and building processes and procedures.

Essential Criteria

  • Educated to secondary level or equivalent BTEC qualification.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Familiarity in technology, including audio-visual, tele and video conferencing and WIFI.

Desirable Criteria

  • Previous experience of working within general building and/or engineering discipline.
  • Relevant qualification in construction-related subject and preferable building services.
  • Experience working with a wide range of customers in the provision of facilities services.
  • Knowledge of building services installations.
  • Knowledge of relevant statutory regulations for management of building services.
  • Qualified First Aider.
  • Qualification in Health and Safety.

Special Requirements

  • Proof of right to work in the UK.
  • On occasions the ability to work evenings and weekends for events and planned maintenance.
  • Ability and flexibility to travel between sites.
  • Full current driving license (valid in the UK) and access to own car (or access to a form of transport which will allow the applicant to carry out these duties).

More info about Catalyst

  • About Catalyst

    Catalyst is an independent, not for profit organisation. We work for the greater good to build a connected innovation community in an entrepreneurial ecosystem throughout Northern Ireland.

    ​​The epicentre of Northern Ireland’s tech sector, we provide everything that innovators and entrepreneurs need to reach higher and succeed faster – a home, business support, connected networks and much more besides.

    ​We invest, pro bono, all surplus profits from our property portfolio into nurturing a community-led innovation ecosystem that supports over 900 start-ups, entrepreneurs, and innovators so they can grow, scale and flourish.

  • Benefits of working at Catalyst

    – Competitive Benefits Package including Private medical insurance for you and your dependents

    – Generous pension contribution

    – Generous life assurance policy

    – Enhanced parental leave packages

    – Free open access to company organised events

    – Free parking onsite

  • Diversity and Inclusion at Catalyst

    Diversity and inclusion aren’t boxes to tick on a CSR list. At Catalyst, they’re part of our DNA, lived, breathed, seen, and heard across our community, projects, and co-working spaces. 

    We not only want to foster and empower a culture of innovation, but also an environment where people can be their true, authentic self and thrive, and we’re proud to be recognised by the Diversity Charter for achieving silver status. 

    As an equal opportunity employer, we recruit based solely on the individual’s ability to perform the role, and that’s allowed us to create an inclusive workplace which celebrates the diversity of our teams and community 

  • Working at Catalyst

    Catalyst is Northern Ireland’s most exciting employer. With a strong purpose of creating world class innovation communities in Northern Ireland, this is a workplace brimming with ambition to create social, cultural, and economic advantage.

  • Our Values


    We approach everything with a straightforward, open and honest attitude. Every new challenge requires a brave, smart, and flexible way of thinking and we put integrity at the heart of every decision. Our strong moral code intuitively understands what doing the right thing means in every situation.


    We love what we do. We are committed to our members and partners, ready to go above and beyond for the future we are building together. This is the ‘Catalyst Way’. We sharpen our senses, take calculated risks together and work hard for a brighter future.


    Be ambitious and dare to be different. We are the catalyst that connects entrepreneurs and businesses to an eco-system and community that transforms ideas and innovation into real-world reality with global impact.

Have a question?

Contact Emma at emma.green@wearecatalyst.org

Emma Green

Emma Green

HR Officer

Emma is Catalyst’s HR Officer and works in the People & Culture team. As HR Offi... read more
Emma Green

Emma Green

HR Officer

Emma is Catalyst’s HR Officer and works in the People & Culture team.

As HR Officer, in a small and busy team, Emma is responsible for providing expert support on daily activities and key HR projects.

Prior to joining Catalyst, Emma obtained a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management and is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

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