/ Job ID [9885889]

Head of Estates

Posted 2 days ago

  • Ridgacre, Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Any
  • £52,000.00 to £62,000.00 / Per Annum
  • External
  • Expires In a month
RM Recruit are working in partnership with our Academy client who are on the lookout for an Estates Manager. Our client will consider candidates who are interested in this role on an Interim /Temporary / Permanent basis given the growth of the organisation.
Main duties include:
* Developing and leading the Estates Management strategy for the Trust.
* Effectively assist and support Trustees, the Chief Operating Officer, and Principals through embedding a sustainable Estates strategy and to improve the infrastructure and learning environment through robust asset management planning.
* Working with the COO, you will operate in a positive and proactive way, demonstrating a high level of initiative, competence, and confidentiality across all areas of the Trust activities.
* Being responsible for the safe and efficient management, operation and development of all assigned Trust Estates related functions and resources.
* Leading on the planning, development, and management of Estates resources, including coordination and delegation of relevant activities.
* Being responsible for developing, reviewing, and monitoring Estates related policies to ensure Trust compliance and integrity at both a national and local level.
* Being responsible for the safe and efficient management, operation and development of all assigned Trust Estates related functions and resources.
* Leading on the planning, development, and management of Estates resources, including coordination and delegation of relevant activities.
* Manage health and safety across assigned premises within the Trust.
* T have oversight of the preparation and maintenance of work/inspection and testing schedules, standard operating procedures for all maintenance works, inspection and testing of plant, equipment, tools, facilities, vehicles etc.
* Identify the need, and be responsible for, securing appropriate licences, warranties, and insurance.
* Identify, develop, monitor, and evaluate key performance indicators and methodologies relating to the condition and cleanliness of Trust buildings and grounds.
* Working in conjunction with the Executive Leadership Team, plan works programmes, agree budget priorities, and prepare overall maintenance and capital expenditure plans.
* Take a leading role within the Trust for the development and implementation of a Trust Premises and Estates maintenance and repairs programme framework. •
* Review and make recommendations to the Trust with regard to the Trust’s energy supplies.
* Manage and operate systems of staffing cover (agencies or direct employ) for lettings and other community use of the premises.
* Working with procurement officer, identify, negotiate, manage and review procurement or contract renewals in relation to Trust estate and facilities in line with Trust financial policies and procedures.
* Ensure holiday periods have planned Site, SLT and Trust emergency cover.
* To be responsible for the oversight of all aspects of health and safety matters within the Trust including risk assessments, health and safety policy, fire safety and emergency planning.
* Liaising with designated personnel within Trust sites that are responsible for aspects of Health & Safety and ensuring that their documentation is up to date.
* Ensure that all systems across Trust are regularly maintained and tested, appropriate records kept and all related policies and procedures reviewed and updated.
* Ensure fire risk assessments in place across Trust.
As the ideal candidate, you will be available immediately / on short notice and possess the requisite experience as outlined above. Our client is looking for candidates who show experience in this role together with the aptitude to lead by example. This is an excellent opportunity to join the Trust at a pivotal time where you will be leading in decision making and stamping your mark on this role