Head of Estates (Public Sector)

Northern Ireland, Belfast, County Antrim
£30.00 - £35.00 per hour
Closing date
6 Oct 2022

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Specialist area
Facilities Management
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Large public sector organisation are seeking a Total Facilities Manager to oversee their large single site.

Your new company
Hays Specialist Recruitment are delighted to be working with a large local government organisation based in Belfast. This organisations estate includes historic buildings, statues, parks, green spaces, playgrounds and adventure trails.

Your new role
This is a contract position working full time hours, for an initial period of c.6 months based from the client site in East Belfast. As the Head of Building Services, you will report to the Director of Corporate Services with the responsibility to:

  • Ensure that Parliament Buildings is maintained in a manner befitting its listed status and in accordance with all relevant building-related legislation;
  • Ensure that catering, cleaning, housekeeping and related services meet the needs of all building users; and
  • Help meet the Assembly Commission's commitment to being an exemplar organisation in all things relating to sustainable development.

To do this, you will:

  • Lead on the project management of all building and construction-related works projects.
  • Lead the development and implementation of the plan for routine and preventative maintenance for Parliament Buildings;
  • Deliver reactive maintenance in a timely and effective manner;
  • Manage the establishment and have oversight of all building-related contractual arrangements;
  • Lead on the Assembly Commission's commitment to sustainable development;
  • Have responsibility for statutory compliance with all building-related legislation (including Health and Safety legislation);
  • Provide specialist advice on all the services delivered by the post;
  • Identify the resources needed to deliver all the services required from the post and use those resources in an efficient and effective manner;
  • Lead and manage staff in the delivery of excellent services;
  • Comply with all of the Assembly Commission's staff policies and procedures including Equal Opportunities and Dignity at Work policies and procedures; and
  • Manage information and records in accordance with established policies and statutory requirements.

What you'll need to succeed
To be eligible for this position you must be able to meet the following:
A qualification in a building-related discipline and at least 3 years' experience in each of the following areas:
At least 5 years' experience in each of the following areas:

  • Delivering building-related work projects to set deadlines and to set budgets and with due regard to meeting all statutory obligations;
  • Delivering all building maintenance including developing and implementing a structured Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) programme;
  • Delivering catering, cleaning, housekeeping and related services for a building or buildings with more than 200 daily users; and
  • Managing the procurement and contract management of all property-related expenditure.

What you'll get in return
This role offers the chance to work with a highly experienced and talented team of building maintenance and facilities professionals at a site that includes a landmark building.
As this post is currently vacant it will present the incumbent with an opportunity to apply for the permanent post in due course. Salary range £60,143 - £61,967 pro rata.
You will be paid weekly via BACS transfer.
Online timesheet submission. Free on-site car parking.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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