Estates & Facilities Manager

Birmingham Permanent £44,000 - £45,000 per year
  • Estates & Facilities Manager
  • King Edward VI Foundation Birmingham

About Our Client

The King Edward Vi Foundation Birmingham is one of the most significant educational charities in the country, King Edward's School was founded in 1552 and now in the 21st century the Foundation runs 13 schools, 2 independent fee paying schools, 6 grammar schools and 5 comprehensive schools and there plans for ongoing growth.

Job Description

The purpose of this role will be to provide Estates & FM leadership and professional services at the 4 schools below.

  • King Edward VI Aston School
  • King Edward VI Handsworh School for Girls
  • King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls Academy
  • King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy

At each of these schools you will be responsible for:

  • Advising the headteachers and academy trust on all matters relating to the site and it's development.
  • In consultation with the headteachers and finance managers, devise an annual expenditure plan for capital development and maintenance taking account of the schools development priorities.
  • Manage all estates related activity and ensuring the academy remains statutorily compliant, health & safety compliant, operationally functional and meets the schools priorities.
  • Support the school development plan, the strategic estates plan and any bids or applications for capital funding.
  • Oversee the effective management and maintenance of the schools estate including buildings and grounds.
  • Take responsibility for the management of security, heating, lighting and cleaning of the grounds and buildings, deploying staff and contractors appropriately to this aim.
  • Ensure that the agreed capital development and maintenance plan is implemented effectively and is of good value.
  • Maintain a comprehensive fixed assets register of contracts and maintenance agreements.

The above list is not exhaustive and a full job description is available upon request.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate for this role will have a background of delivering FM & Estates services and have a strong working knowledge of FM & Estates compliance and have some experience of delivering small capital projects.

It would be advantageous to have gained this experience within the education sector but this is not essential.

Applicants are expected to have an FM or Estates qualification or membership such as IWFM.

The role is based across 4 schools plus the Estates Foundation Office so you will require access to your own vehicle and be prepared to spend your working week across different sites.

What's on Offer

A salary of up to £45,000 is on offer and in addition to this you will also receive:

  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays plus 4 concessionary days
  • Scottish Widows Pension Scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Free Lunch
  • Professional Fees Paid
  • Death In Service x2 basic salary
  • Flexible working hours
Joe Glendon
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+44 121 634 8803

Job summary

Job function
Facilities Management
Facilities Management
Public Sector
Contract type
Consultant name
Joe Glendon
Consultant phone
+44 121 634 8803
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