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Vacancy: Director of Estates and Facilities

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic Director of Estates and Facilities. This shared services function will be tasked with leading, developing and ensuring efficient utilisation of the estates and facilities across all our schools.

As a conduit between the schools, you will provide strategic leadership and implement new and innovative approaches to ensure greater efficiencies and the highest quality of delivery - all of which will be underpinned by a strong service ethos.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, you will ensure the department is aligned to the broader objectives and vision of the Trust, as well as leading on the estates master plan.

The post requires strategic vision, management ability and practical experience, and will also carry with it substantial budgetary responsibility.

The successful candidate will possess demonstrable experience of leading an estate across a comparable diverse portfolio and will ideally hold a relevant estates, property or facilities qualification.

You will be a strong communicator (verbal and written) with extensive experience of instilling robust and efficient systems and processes to ensure operational effectiveness across a large in-house team. Additionally, the post holder will be expected to provide effective leadership and management on all health, safety and environmental matters. It also holds the responsibility for managing our catering contract that spans the Trust.

For a confidential discussion and/or further particulars, please contact our retained advisors: 

Melanie Pye:

Hayley Mintern:

The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to them.

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