Head of Building Maintenance

Full Time/Permanent
Hard Services
Facilities Management (main)
£50,000 to £74,999
£54.7k - 63.8k per year + pension
North West
Newcastle upon Tyne
27-07-2022 01:16 PM
24/08/2022 01:16
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Head of Building Estates

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Salary £54,000 - £63,800 plus pension & benefits

Our client is looking for a building estates operations manager to join their team in Newcastle, reporting directly into the director of estates

The Role

  • In conjunction with Chief Building Officer/Chief Engineer the post holder will be responsible for the formulation and implementation of efficient and safe operation and maintenance of all Estates elements within the Trust
  • You will provide senior managerial role for the strategic development of Estates building and engineering elements, including capital/backlog for both short and long term
  • Attend/chair meetings; liaise with colleagues re operational issues
  • To participate in the out of hours "on-call" emergency service
  • To manage all Estates building and engineering staff, specialist contractors and consultants under his or her control
  • Ensure 24 hour cover for site services
  • Deputise for the Chief Building Officer/Chief Engineer as required
  • Ensure patient safety is never compromised by failure of building element/engineering service
  • Responsible to ensure all appropriate standards and specifications are adhered to and managed effectively
  • Liaise with external statutory bodies, i.e. Department of Health, NHS Estates, Building Control, Environment Agency etc
  • Gives specialist Estates advice to the Trust
  • Regularly undertakes audits and equipment testing

Qualifications & Experience

  • Educated to degree level
  • Extensive post qualification experience/specialist knowledge of building structures/engineering services
  • In-depth understanding of Hospital policies and procedures and operational activities
  • Specialist knowledge of and training in hospital building and engineering structures/services gained through training and experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Building or engineering structures/services background
  • Significant senior management experience gained in hospital environment
  • Hold a full UK driving licence

If you are interested in this role, please apply immediately

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