Role details

Estates Manager

South West England   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • An NHS Trust is looking for an experienced Estates Manager
  • On a temp to perm basis

About Our Client

The client is a forward thinking and reputable NHS Trust in the South West of England.

Job Description

The estates manager role will involve leading and managing the day to day running of the Estates Management Department providing a site / s and allied assets that are fit for purpose, safe and aesthetically pleasing to promote patient and visitor confidence and thus enhance the hospital's positive reputation.

In summary the post holder has:

  • managerial, professional and technical responsibility for the day to day operational management of a comprehensive maintenance service, including new works and delegated capital projects being undertaken by directly employed labour or contractors for all Trust premises.
  • responsibility for ensuring that the environment is safe and will be the lead specialist on operational estates matters providing professional advice to Estates staff, directors and other senior managers in the Trust. Manage all statutory, mandatory business critical maintenance programmes.
  • A requirement to support the Strategic Estates Manager in the formulation of Estates related strategic objectives.
  • To establish and maintain good relationships and effective team working which will include supporting colleagues in Hard and Soft FM in order that the Estates Department is able to provide the full range of high quality Estates services. The post holder is accountable for the delivery and completion of all statutory and regulatory requirements and the reporting of any concerns to the Strategic Estates Manager.
  • Day to day management of the Estates budget in support of the Strategic Estates manager.

The Successful Applicant

Essential Qualities

Education - ONC / HNC or equivalent in an engineering or building discipline

Skills - Building services / in large multi-functional establishments, i.e nominally in excess of 30,000 sqm

Experience - Experience of managing, planning and budgeting

. Experience in building services management.

. Working in a multi-skilled organisation

. Experience in the management of a high quality, responsive and cost effective estates service with specific customer focus.

. Experience of managing change within in-house estates workforce.

Other - The candidate must have exceptional communication skills and a driving license.

Desirable Qualities

Education - Degree level education and evidence of continuing professional development

Skills -

. Health care engineering and building infrastructure

. Understanding of Soft FM functions

. Performance Assurance Metrics and the concept of business intelligence

Experience -

. Involvement in Facilities processes.

. Energy management and policy development

. Working with Soft FM teams and functions

What's on Offer


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