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Estates Manager

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REED Property & Construction have a great opportunity for an experienced Estates Manager or Facilities Manager to join our Clients team and be responsible for leading and managing the Estates Buildings & Facilities Team, and to be accountable for the performance of the teams objectives. To manage a team in the delivery of both planned & reactive maintenance, compliance along with a capital programme of a range of projects. To review the team structure with the purpose of delivering the required services to support the Council. Main Duties: 1. To have the overall responsibility for the Buildings & Facilities Team in the delivery of their service. Including for Buildings the planned and cyclical maintenance programmes for the property portfolio, along with reactive maintenance to the non-housing properties and the delivery of compliance and service contracts. 2. The property portfolio includes -• Offices• Operational Depots• Offices shared with third parties• Health & Leisure Centres• Public conveniences 3. Maintain overall control on all capital and revenue funded projects from inception to delivery to ensure that sound project management protocols are observed and that risks are minimised. 4. Take responsibility for all Buildings property assets (including the landlord role in Buildings shared with third parties or tenants) to include expenditure planning, planned maintenance programmes, day to day reactive repairs, facilities management and offices and premises optimisation. 5. Take responsibility for the landlord role of the Health and Leisure centres, which includes the planned annual programme to ensure buildings are maintained in line with condition survey. 6. Maintain comprehensive and effective asset management plans for the Buildings portfolio of properties to ensure the appropriate maintenance, optimisation of costs and usage. 7. Maintain comprehensive property information for all Buildings and Health and Leisure centre properties to include condition, costs, maintenance plans, H&S data to enable performance monitoring and comparison. 8. To provide technical expertise in all property and buildingmatters 9. Ensure that the H&S responsibilities are fulfilled in relation to the maintenance, occupation, compliance and works to all relevant buildings (Fire, legionella, electrical testing, DDA, asbestos, lifts, general H&S and CDM) 10. To develop policies and practices that ensure that whole life costs and sustainability are considered in all procurement, development and maintenance decisions 11. To undertake energy management 12. To assess the training and development needs of the team About you – A degree level qualification in Building Surveying/Facilities Management or a related field or extensive experience in a similar role Experience in delivering facilities services, through a combination of building maintenance, fire safety & compliance requirements. Experience in a supervisory/management role A comprehensive working knowledge and understanding of building construction and the Building Regulations, including contract management. Experience in the delivery and monitoring of capital building projects. The ability to motivate and achieve high quality results across a diverse range of works. A good working knowledge of IT skills and understanding of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and a working knowledge of CAD. A full driving Licence.

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