Head of Estates Operations - Rutland

Location Rutland
Discipline: Ex Forces / Military, Engineering, Executive Search, Accountancy & Finance, Office & Commercial Support
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Negotiable Salary range of employee benefits
Contact name: Edward Jepson

Contact email: edward.jepson@recruitmeuk.com
Job ref: EJhofeo
Published: about 2 months ago

Rutland – circa £45k with an incredible range of employee benefits, competitive pension scheme & 30 days annual leave

About Our Client: One of the UK's oldest and leading public schools

We are seeking an outstanding Head of Estates Operations to assist and support the Estates Team in establishing and maintaining the highest service standards of customer service across the school’s estate.

They are currently embarking on an ambitious infrastructure strategy to improve and renew the Estate, including a new boarding provision, over the coming years as part of a longer term growth strategy.

The Head of Estate Operations will work with the Estates Team providing operational management, documentation, record keeping, monitoring, auditing and statutory compliance services to ensure the management, safety and development of the estate and the services provided.

It is a great opportunity for an ambitious and process-driven operational professional who loves to identify problems and provide structured solutions within a dynamic environment.

To lead on the effective delivery of Security, Porterage, Gardens Team, Sports Surfaces Team, Staff Housing, Furniture, Fittings and Vehicle Management enabling the School to maintain its operations across academic, internal and external events and the wider commercial activities.

Specifically, the Head of Estate Operations will provide direction and day-to-day management of a range of the schools services including Security, Gardens & Sports surfaces, vehicle and fleet management, porterage and estate management.

In addition to your relevant professional qualification such as HNC/D in Asset Management, Facilities Management and relevant professional body membership, key requirements for this pivotal for this Head of Estates Operations position include:

  • Previous experience of a compliance or property management role in a large, multi-site organisation

  • Excellent working knowledge of Soft FM works

  • Contract and budget management experience

  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills

  • A track record of excellent record keeping and experience in document and data management, including asset databases and management of assets.

  • Strong IT skills (CAD, BMS, Excel), including scrutiny and analysis of data

Our client also offers a competitive pension, a range of fantastic benefits, free lunches and gym membership, healthcare and a variety of other benefits and discounts and 30 days holiday.

This Head of Estates Operations vacancy is being advertised on behalf of RecruitME who are acting as a recruitment agency.

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