Senior Estates Officer

The Finegreen Group
North West England
Closing date
21 Oct 2021

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An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large NHS organisation as a Senior Estates Officer.

The post will be based in the North West, initially on an interim basis for 6 months, with the potential for extension to cover maternity.

The post holder will be responsible for the implementation of professional management throughout facilities & estate engineering and building operations including planned maintenance and defect maintenance.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Support the Estates & Facilities General Manager in the implementation of policy and service development;
  • Deputise for the Estate & Facilities General Manager in their absence;
  • Provide engineering and building services leadership, ensuring effective maintenance programs are developed to meet statutory requirements, minimise risk and provide a safe and comfortable environment for patients, staff, and visitors;
  • Support the Estates & Facilities General Manager in the service delivery of soft FM services for the Care Organisation;
  • Assist the Estates & Facilities General Manager in providing advice and initial design input in the preparation of capital schemes to deliver effective facilities, which minimise revenue costs;
  • Support the Estates & Facilities General Manager in developing the estate operations in line with the corporate objectives of the organisation;
  • Oversee the efficient and effective management of contractors including specialist contractors dealing with highly complex plant and equipment;
  • Undertake the role of Authorised Person across building and engineering services as required.
  • Responsible for the performance of all estate engineering and building operations, ensuring the development & maintenance of the highest standards for the benefit of patients, visitors, & staff;
  • Plan and organise engineering and building services shutdowns or break ins for maintenance or new works;
  • Provide a responsive maintenance service to pre-determined time scales and standards;
  • When on call have responsibility for all Estates services and disciplines on the site.
  • Produce and manage the on-call rotas for the Estates Officers and Trade Staff;
  • At all times to carry Trust communication devices to facilitate immediate response to emergencies;
  • Develop and maintain effective partnerships with other divisions, services, and outside agencies regarding operational estate issues;
  • Provide advice and support to the Estates & Facilities GM on estate engineering issues;
  • Support with the Estates & Facilities General Manager in developing excellent relationships with all external stakeholders.
A successful candidate will have:
  • A HNC/Degree in Mechanical, Electronic or Electric Engineering or Construction or equivalent;
  • Experience in both engineering and operational management;
  • The ability to work on own initiative without supervision.
  • A good team worker who can work effectively with clinical, managerial, and other colleagues;
  • Knowledge of Electricity at Work Regulations;
  • Extensive knowledge of all highly complex Hospital Technical Memorandums [HTMs].
For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your CV to


The Finegreen Group are a leading independent recruitment consultancy for both Interim and Permanent appointments in various disciplines and market sectors throughout the UK & overseas, with specific strength within the Healthcare and Education sectors.

Our Estates & Facilities division manages a database of immediately available, cost effective, fully referenced candidates with significant experience of the following ;

  • Executive & Director level
  • Soft Facilities Management
  • Hard Facilities Management
  • Surveying and Property Management
  • Engineering (including Building Services and Maintenance)
  • Health and Safety / CDM
  • Project Management
  • Energy & Environmental Management
  • Fleet & Logistics
  • Procurement
  • Bid & Contract Management
  • Compliance
  • Change Management
  • Consultancy
  • Business Development

Please visit our web-site to view brief candidate profiles or to view our latest vacancies.

Find Us
0345 130 4006
Universal Square
Devonshire Street North
Greater Manchester
M12 6JH
United Kingdom

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