Head of Operational Estates

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Facilities Management (main)
Engineering, Maintenance
£7.50 to £15.00 per hour
South Yorkshire
29-07-2021 08:17 PM
A large healthcare organisation is looking to appoint a senior Estates and Facilities professional, will have managerial and technical responsibility for delivery of estates operations in a complex healthcare setting. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Hold operational managerial, professional and technical responsibility for delivery of estates maintenance, fire and security services to the Trust; deputises for the Director of Estates and has overall responsibility for their service areas in the Director’s absence;
  • This may include management of service provision to external organisations via Service Level Agreements;
  • Ensure efficiency and cost effectiveness of the service, which will be strongly customer-focused and will meet set performance targets;
  • Hold full responsibility for establishing systems to: properly manage and maintain the Trust estate, undertake strategic planning to achieve implementation of change in line with local and national policies and initiatives;
  • Lead on policy and service development related to all aspects of estates maintenance and fire & security services, and is accountable for their implementation. Responsible for reviewing and updating existing policies & procedures as necessary;
  • Contribute to changes in the Trust’s delivery of healthcare, where appropriate identifying and implementing innovative solutions to support the organisation’s strategic development;
  • Budget management for all estate service areas, ensuring all Trust requirements are met including identification and achievement of financial targets.

A successful candidate will have:

  • Educated to appropriate engineering degree level or equivalent, or higher level technical qualification. E.g. HNC/HND in electrical/mechanical engineering and a member of a recognised professional institute;
  • Experience of operational estates management, knowledge of fire & security requirements for NHS Trusts;
  • Experience in the management of staffing, resourcing and budget management and performance related issues;
  • Hold a thorough understanding of the operating environment within NHS Trusts/Healthcare based organisations.

For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 or email donna.larder@finegreen.co.uk

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