Head of Facilities and Estate Management (College Group)

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Full Time/Permanent
Waste Management
Soft Services
Facilities Management (main)
On application
On Application
South East
Both East Surrey College & John Ruskin College
Head of Facilities and Estate Management
08-12-2021 11:49 AM
3rd January 2022

Head of Facilities (College Group)

This post provides the opportunity to work with the Directorate to assist in the development of the overall Facilities & Estate’s management strategy to provide an outstanding service.  This will include the on-going review and production of cost effective maintenance program, development of policies and procedures in compliance with Health and Safety regulations, maintenance of buildings cost data and the effective deployment of resources.

We are looking for an experienced people manager with strong, demonstrable experience of the management of operational services, ensuring statutory requirements as well as College policies and procedures are implemented to the highest standards.

The successful candidate must have:

  • An in depth knowledge of Health and Safety regulations and the impact of these regulations on the facilities
  • Hands on experience of project management, contract, security and site management
  • Experience of managing budgets and leading teams
  • Relevant Health and Safety qualifications, such as NEBOSH, IOSH or COSHH
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and use of online databases. 

If this sounds like you and you will enjoy working in a forward thinking, friendly, fast paced, changing environment with state of the art facilities, we would love to hear from you. In return, we offer a competitive salary, as well as staff benefits such a choice of two excellent pension schemes, a brilliant holiday package, free onsite parking and access to our fully equipped gym along with discounted in house Spa and Salon treatments. 

*Applications will however be shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before this closing date. We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. As much as we would love to respond to all applicants, due to the sheer volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to all unsuccessful candidates. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of sending your CV, unfortunately you have not been selected for the position.

For further information and full job description, please click Apply Direct or visit https://careers.esc.ac.uk

Orbital South Colleges Group are committed to Equal Opportunities, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.  We are also committed to PREVENT and Safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Both College Campus’ are smoke-free zones. 

As part of our pre-employment checks, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS, references will be taken and evidence of all qualifications and awards will also be required before commencement of employment.  Failure to do so may lead to offers being withdrawn.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits, and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

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