Head of Workplace and Facilities

Full Time/Permanent
Facilities Management (main)
£40,000 to £49,999
£48,927 - £58,419
North West
07-06-2019 05:53 PM
Wednesday 19th June 2019
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Disclosure & Barring Service


Head of Workplace and Facilities


Location: Liverpool

Salary band: £48,927 - £58,419

Duration: Permanent, full-time

Reference No: 1635990


The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) is a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Home Office. We provide information to employers and other organisations in England and Wales (and barring information only in Northern Ireland) so they can make informed recruitment and licensing decisions, especially for employees and volunteers working with vulnerable groups. We also determine whether an individual can take up relevant posts by making decisions about inclusion on a barred list. 


What we do really matters. Interested in joining us?


The DBS is looking to recruit inspiring people who meet our high standards and help us achieve our potential. As part of our vibrant team, you will enjoy excellent facilities and a warm and supportive working environment. 


The successful applicant will lead and manage the delivery, maintenance, performance and continuous improvement of DBS facilities and estates including health and safety management within two locations (Liverpool & Darlington) and maintenance and implementation of effective business continuity plans for the workstream. 


Managing a budget of approx. £2m which includes contracts and rent, you will be responsible for developing a working system to effectively understand and manage the short and longer-term estates pressures, not only for the DBS but working closely with the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), Home Office and other Government departments as deemed necessary. 


A full list of accountabilities can be found on our website.


Essential criteria:

  • MIWFM (Formerly BIFM), NEBOSH CERT, Tech IOSH;
  • Experience of managing a complex Facility Management Matrix;
  • Experience of managing a cross site team;
  • Experience of managing large budgets and effective financial planning; 
  • Ability to produce effective board level reports using Excel, Word & PowerPoint.


Benefits: In addition to a base salary, we offer a range of benefits including: generous annual leave allowance; commitment to the health and wellbeing of our staff; employee assistance programme; flexible working opportunities; childcare voucher scheme; eye care voucher scheme; cycle to work scheme. 


For more information and to apply, please visit www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk 


The closing date for applications is midnight, Wednesday 19th June 2019.


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