Assistant Facilities Manager

Posted 31 October by LinkPoint Resources Limited

We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Education sector. We have an excellent opportunity for an Estates and Facilities Lead for a secondary school in Hemel Hempstead. The role will be to oversee the management and development of the school estate and facilities.

£38,000 - £42,000 + Benefits

Temp to Perm (6 months+) with some flexible working

Assistant Facilities Manager / Estates and Facilities Lead’s Core Duties

  • Develop a strategic plan for the school’s estates and facilities
  • Identify opportunities for enhancements and renovations
  • Oversee the daily management of buildings and grounds, ensuring they are safe and secure
  • Monitor all service contracts (inc. cleaning and catering)
  • Coordinate maintenance staff and external vendors to do routine repairs and improvements
  • Develop a maintenance program to prolong the life of the school’s facilities
  • Lead projects from inception to completion (inc. budgeting, planning, and quality control)
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure projects are on time and within budget
  • Support in the development of the budget, monitoring expenses and cost-saving opportunities
  • Prepare financial reports as required
  • Line manage the facilities teams and offer training as required
  • Monitor the Health & Safety policy, including Risk Assessment procedures
  • Comply with building codes, safety regulations, and other statutory requirements
  • Perform regular safety inspections, risk assessments, and emergency drills
  • Maintain the upkeep of the school minibuses

Assistant Facilities Manager / Estates and Facilities Lead’s Skills and Experience Required

  • Experience in strategic facilities planning, management, and construction project management
  • Experience within an educational establishment (highly desirable)
  • Knowledge of building codes, safety regulations, and environmental sustainability practices
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills
  • Experience collaborating with internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience with budgeting and financial management, plus financial data analysis
  • Problem-solving ability and experience managing multiple projects simultaneously

Are you enthusiastic about the Assistant Facilities Manager / Estates & Facilities Lead job? Send us your CV in a Word format today.

Required skills

  • Financial Data
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safety Regulations

Application questions

Do you have experience in strategic facilities planning and construction project management?
Do you have experience within an educational or institutional setting (highly desirable)?
Do you have budgeting and financial management experience?
Do you have knowledge of building codes and safety regulations?
Are you happy to work on a temp to perm basis initially for 6 months?

Reference: 51538461

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