Head of Estates

West Midlands
60000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual + Car + Benefit Package
23 Dec 2020
20 Jan 2021
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will be responsible for coordinating the activities of the maintenance services in accordance with the requirements of the Facilities Management Contract at NHS Trust as well as contributing to the strategic direction of the services provided.

The contract covers the provision of hard facilities management to 5 primary sites. The role will also have the responsibility for a limited provision of services to a number of community properties including landlord duties and first response for a defined range of equipment.

The Head of Estates will be an essential member of the Senior Management Team with direct responsibility for the effective management of the Estates Operational team including technical managers and trade staff to ensure all maintenance activities comply with the statutory, NHS, Trust and Company guidelines and contractual requirements to enable the Trust to provide their services to patients in a safe, high quality environment.

The post holder will also collaborate and co–operate with other Service Providers to deliver a customer focused, cost effective and efficient maintenance service to the Trust.

Qualifications or Required Experience/Abilities:

* Must have Electrical or Mechanical experience within a Healthcare environment preferably in a PFI or another contract provider role

* HNC or equivalent in relevant engineering discipline

* Must have 5 years post qualification experience

* Set direction for the effective maintenance of the estate through continuous review and modification of the Planned Preventative Maintenance program, condition reviews and asset management for mechanical, electrical, building and grounds and gardens services

* Manage and co–ordinate directly employed labour and sub–contractors in reacting to breakdowns and implementing the Planned Preventative Maintenance Systems

* Ensure all maintenance activities comply with statutory, NHS, Trust and Company guidelines

* Provide technical assurance advice across the discipline of maintenance services to include complex electrical, mechanical, building and grounds and gardens service

* Review and develop the quality of service at an operational level and Control expenditure as delegated by the Deputy Director of Estates

* Experience of risk management and health and safety

* Ensure service delivery complies with good financial planning and strategy, providing Value for Money and cost–effective approaches

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