Senior Estates Manager – Mechanical and Electrical

The Finegreen Group
South East England
Band 8a
Closing date
9 Dec 2021
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An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large NHS organisation as a Senior Estates Manager – Mechanical and Electrical.

This post will be working on a temporary to permanent basis in the South East Coast, agile working with 3 days per week on-site. This is a band 8A post with a potential to move to the bottom of a band 8B for the right candidate.

The post holder will lead, as a key senior member of the Estates Directorate Management Team, contributing to the strategic and operational management of the Directorate and ensuring that Estate’s strategies and policies are understood, and complied with.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for Estate Maintenance Services, including Reactive, Planned Preventative and Scheduled Maintenance Services at all sites;
  • Oversee the everyday maintenance of the organisation’s estate portfolio ensuring compliance with the organisational, DoH, statutory and any other management requirements as well as ensuring cross-directorate and organisation wide engagement;
  • Represent the Estates Operational team on Capital Project Boards to ensure that appropriate standards are applied to capital developments;
  • Take handover of completed projects and adopt new assets into the ongoing servicing, repairs, and maintenance Regimes;
  • Manage the organisation’s outsourced Hard FM service provider ensuring all KPI`s and contractual conditions are delivered;
  • Provide key strategic input for the organisation on Hard FM Management issues, and deliver against Statutory requirements to achieve the financial and legal obligations;
  • Directly manage Estates Management staff including managing, personal, performance, grievance, discipline, and sickness issues directly with individuals and apply HR polices as appropriate;
  • Oversee the engineering and building planned maintenance systems, considering client requirements, changes to statutory legislation and codes of practice, and the age and condition of the plant and buildings;
  • Analyse and resolve complex problems involving breakdown of critical plant affecting the organisation’s output targets and patient care;
  • Assist the Director of Estates & Facilities in budget management and setting;
  • Arrange periodic audits and reviews of service provision against specified requirements and use the findings to drive continuous improvement.
A successful candidate will have:
  • Must have experience within the NHS/ a healthcare setting;
  • Must have Mechanical and Electrical experience within Estates and Facilities in a similar role;
  • The ability to work independently, using own initiative;
  • A strong understanding of PFI is desirable;
  • The ability to confidently communicate and collaborate with multi-disciplinary groups.

If you are interested in the role and have the above skill set, please send a copy of your updated CV along with your availability to Ria Healy on


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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