General Manager – Estates

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Full Time/Permanent
Hard Services
Engineering, Maintenance
£50,000 to £74,999
£53000 - £62000 per annum, Benefits: NHS Employee Benefits
South West
South West England
28-07-2020 11:12 PM
A large NHS organisation are looking for an exceptional leader with credible experience and knowledge in managing a large Hard FM function. You will be working in an environment that encourages development, recognises success and is excited by change. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • As the General Manager you will lead and drive a proactive approach to Hard FM services that will ensure the Trust delivers all of its key objectives;
  • You will ensure that there are robust processes, mechanisms and tools in place to ensure services deliver on time and to the highest standards;
  • Lead and manage all planned preventive maintenance, repairs and minor works;
  • Manage associated budgets and staff (including an in-house workforce of 80+ trade staff) across multiple sites;
  • Manage the service ensuring best use of available resources;
  • Plan and ensure effective and efficient service delivery;
  • Diligently maintain estates statutory, regulatory and HTM compliance;
  • As and when required, deputise for the Associate Director of Estates;
  • Deliver sustainable healthcare services to patients, which are effective, efficient and driven by
  • Excellence;
  • Transforming Care is a key agenda for the organisation, enabling staff to use a structured approach to continuously improve and innovates services, strengthen capability, and deliver
  • Improvements to the health of the people served by delivering exceptional care, teaching and research, every day.

A successful candidate will have:

  • Have a proven track record of successful operational management of large estates within a healthcare environment;
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in a technical field of Hard FM;
  • Have a passion for working in a healthcare environment;
  • Outstanding stakeholder management experience; operating at a senior level
  • Have chartered membership of a recognised body i.e. IHEEM IMECHE RICS, RIBA CIOB etc.

Additional Benefits: 

  • Access to a raft of national and local discounts, incl. shopping, holidays, & insurance;
  • An industry leading pension, where your employer contributes of 20% per annum;
  • An opportunity to know that your work makes a difference in creating a sustainable, efficient healthcare system. 

For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder, Head of Healthcare at The Finegreen Group on or call 0161 241 9674.

Please note applications for the role will close on Tuesday 4th August at 12pm. 

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