Estates and Facilities Manager

Location
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Salary
£41,982 – £44,107 plus benefits. Accommodation available.
Posted
24 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jul 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

King Edward’s School and King Edward VI High School for Girls are two of the most successful independent schools in the country with outstanding academic results and a large programme of extra-curricular activity, all set within a beautiful 50-acre shared site in Edgbaston, Birmingham.

The Schools are looking to appoint a permanent, full-time Estates and Facilities Manager. The role holder will be responsible for the strategic direction and delivery of the facilities services of the two Schools, comprising in-house cleaning, portering and security teams, to the students, staff and visitors.

The Estates and Facilities Manager will play a pivotal role in strengthening the relationship between the functions of maintenance, refurbishment and new build, to ensure our wide and varied properties can be efficiently and cost effectively maintained.

The role requires a dynamic manager, with strong communication skills and high levels of technical awareness, experienced at managing a team to ensure a first class maintenance service is delivered and that improvement projects are completed to specification, on time and within budget. The successful candidate should also have demonstrable experience of working with a range of stakeholders. Experience of working in an educational setting is desirable, but not essential for the role.

Further information about the role, the Schools, and employee benefits can be found on the Schools’ websites.

To apply for this role, forward a completed application form (available for download at www.kes.org.uk/jobs) and a covering letter outlining why you feel that your skills and experience would equip you to take on this role, by email to: recruitment@kes.org.uk  

The deadline for applications is 9am on Friday 19th July 2019. 

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 31st July 2019.

King Edward’s School and King Edward VI High School for Girls are both committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. A copy of the Schools’ Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy is available on the Schools’ websites.

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