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Estates Building Operations Manager

Posted on Feb 5, 2019 by 300 North

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne United Kingdom
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Building Operations Manager - Estates

  • Location: Newcastle
  • Salary £42,414 to £49,969
  • Permanent or temp to perm
  • Our client is looking for a building operations manager to join their team, reporting into the Head of Estates.

The Role:

  • You will manage all Estates building staff, specialist contractors and consultants under their control.
  • You will attend/chair meetings; liaise with colleagues re operational issues.
  • Will provide strategic development of the build environment, including capital/backlog for both short and long term development.
  • You will work to Trust standing financial orders and estates financial procedures.
  • To participate in the Estates out of hours "on-call" emergency service.
  • Ensure 24 hour cover for site services.
  • Deputise for the Head of Estates as required.
  • Ensure patient safety is never compromised by failure of building element/ service.
  • You will be responsible for the formulation and implementation of efficient and safe operation and maintenance of all Estates elements within the Trust.
  • Responsible to ensure all appropriate standards and specifications are adhered to and managed effectively.
  • Liaise with external statutory bodies, i.e. Department of Health, NHS Estates, Building Control, Environment Agency etc.
  • Gives specialist Estates advice to the Trust.
  • Regularly undertakes audits and equipment testing

The Person

  • You will be educated to degree level plus extensive post qualification experience/specialist knowledge of building structures (Master's level equivalent).
  • In-depth understanding of Hospital policies and procedures and operational activities.
  • Specialist knowledge of and training in hospital building and engineering structures/services gained through training and experience.
  • Building or engineering structures/services background.
  • Significant senior management experience gained in hospital environment.
  • Detailed knowledge of NHS Estate code, the Disability Discrimination Act, Health & Safety, HBNs, HFNs & Firecode.
  • You will be able to communicate technical information to non-technical staff, some of which may be highly complex, and where there may be barriers to understanding
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Hold a full UK driving licence

If you are interested in this post, please apply immediately. The trust will consider temporary and permanent candidates.

Reference: 636599556