• Location

    Norfolk, England

  • Sector:

    Real Estate

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £90000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Rob Joslin

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    RJ 6886_1585748898

  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:





The details

This is a key strategic role within an established Healthcare Trust. The Estates & Facilities Director will be responsible for the overall strategic physical maintenance and development of the Trust, the oversight of capital projects, energy and waste management and procurement services. The Trusts building stock consists of 11 inpatient sites which consists of 37 individual wards. There are also 32 community sites and 15 other sites occupied with partners. The Estates & Facilities Team is currently 38 people with an annual capital budget of £10m.

The roles responsibilities & duties

The Estates & Facilities Director will have overall responsibility for functional areas including Buildings & Estates, contract services including Catering, Cleaning, Security, the Environmental Health & Safety function and all Accommodation.

The duties and responsibilities of the post holder will include:

  • Responsibility of the overall strategic physical development of the Estate
  • Senior responsibility & overseeing Capital Projects
  • Providing comprehensive professional and technical support and advice on relevant matters to the relevant departments and its stakeholders
  • Developing and implementing strategies, policies and procedures for the effective management of the Trusts infrastructure and capital resources
  • Ensuring that all buildings are maintained and operated in accordance with the best modern practice processes and procedures
  • Responsibility for maximising the potential of all Trust sites and buildings to enhance the hospital & community environment
  • Responsibility for development, implementation and maintenance of a fully functional Facilities timetable management system
  • Overall responsibility for compliance with relevant planning, building, environmental health & safety legislation and regulation
  • Identify future needs in relation to space allocation
  • Providing leadership to all staff coming within the remit of the Estates & Facilities function
  • Overseeing procurement of goods and services and ensuring relevant compliance with public sector procurement provisions
  • Contributing to the identification and management of strategic and operational risks associated with the Estates & Facilities function
  • Devise and continually audit and review quality improvement plans and standard operating procedures pertaining to the Estates & Facilities function
  • Liaise with the relevant stakeholders in the preparation of budgets and ensuring proper financial control and value for money
  • Liaise effectively with all external bodies and organisations such as external contractors and management consultants

About you

  • A relevant Real Estate or Facilities Management degree accompanied with a professional qualification in a relevant discipline such as Surveying or Facilities Management
  • A minimum of 5 years senior leadership experience in Estates & Facilities Management and/or the management of major Capital Projects
  • Knowledge and understanding of Facilities Management
  • Demonstrable experience in the strategic planning of Capital Development Programmes
  • Experience of managing an internal Maintenance Team
  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment governing Capital Development including the spending codes and appraisal mechanisms
  • Strong strategic leadership and general management skills
  • Outstanding Project Management skills
  • Competency to lead the design, delivery and operation of facilities and infrastructure
  • Strong financial planning and management skills
  • A working knowledge of the public procurement regulatory framework
  • Supervisory management experience and excellent people management skills with the ability to manage and coordinate the work of multidisciplinary teams to agreed outcomes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent IT skills

If this opportunity appeals to you and fits your profile, we would welcome the opportunity to discuss further. For further details please submit a copy of your CV and cover letter, in relation to these specific criteria detailed in this job description, to Rob Joslin (Director) by email

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