Senior Operational Estates Manager

The Finegreen Group
Band 8b
Closing date
22 Sep 2021

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Acute Trust
Estates & Facilities, Manager
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An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large healthcare organisation for a Senior Operational Estates Manager.

This is an interim post for 3 months working in London on a band 8b (Inside IR35, through an umbrella solution).

Responsible for providing safe and efficient day to day operational management of building and engineering services.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Delivery of small estates projects, painting and refurbishment programmes to maintain high quality environments that staff are proud to work in and people feel comfortable receiving care in;
  • Ensuring the service delivery is satisfactory and is always responsive to clients’ requirements;
  • Act as the Trust’s specialist for all engineering and maintenance matters giving professional advice on such issues as Health and Safety compliance, energy management, building services;
  • Responsible for ensuring that the organisation’s estate complies with all legislative requirements;
  • Act as the organisation’s specialist for all engineering and maintenance matters giving professional advice on such issues as Health and Safety compliance, energy management, building services;
  • Produce and implement estates policies related to the operational management of the estate;
  • Manage the backlog maintenance capital programme ensuring projects are prioritised in line with safety and needs and ensuring all programmes come within set budgets;
  • Responsible for the development of a robust system to monitor developments in compliance issues and ensure that regular updates are provided to the team such that the service remains current and up to date.
A successful candidate will have:
  • High degree of specialised knowledge in the Engineering, Facilities and project management fields;
  • Previous experience in a management capacity in the NHS or any other large public sector organisation;
  • Qualified to degree level, preferably with postgraduate qualification or post qualification training and experience to masters level in management or related disciplines;
  • Chartered Engineer through membership of an appropriate professional body (eg CIBSE, I.Mech. E, IEE, C.Eng.);
  • Experience across a range of areas relating to the management of Estates and Facilities in a multisite environment such as; Building Services, Estates H+S and Compliance issues, Management of building and engineering maintenance, Waste management, Energy Management, Environmental Issues, Asset Management, Decontamination, Control of Infection in built environment, Security Systems – CCTV, Fire Alarm Systems, ERIC, CAD;
  • Experience in the development of policy, procedures and business cases;
  • Experience of working as part of a management team;
  • Ability to think creatively and laterally and to identify solutions to complex problems.
For further information on this role please send a copy of your CV in the first instance along with your availability to


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

During just 12 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business 2013 -1 2018 at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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0345 130 4006
The Finegreen Group
M12 6JH
United Kingdom

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