School Grounds Facilities Manager

Posted 23 October by Sheridan Ward Recruitment Services

School Grounds Facilities Manager
£25k-£30k DOE
37.5 hours per week

We are currently recruiting for a fantastic school based in Reading. They are looking for a highly skilled facilities manager to manage the site. This role is a practical position as well as needed somebody with a professional approach to manage staff and look after office-based duties such as procurement and liaising with suppliers and sub-contractors to organise technical works and maintenance.

This position would suit a proactive, hardworking, and friendly individual. Must be happy to work in a fast-paced environment.

Health and safety knowledge is a must to be considered for this role.

You will also need people management experience as you will be responsible for delegating workload to cleaners and maintenance staff.

Duties include:

  • Undertaking site visits to make sure the grounds are running at a safe level
  • Managing budgets
  • People management
  • Physical facilities work including looking after school lawn/playground
  • Coordinating maintenance staff and sub-contractors
  • Procurement of new contracts
  • Permitting access on any selected evenings and weekends when needed
  • Testing fire alarms
  • Making sure all fire and security measures are implements
  • Supporting and training staff in health and safety measures
  • Transporting any goods around the grounds
  • Making sure all furniture is in working order

Required skills

  • Health & Safety
  • Facilities

Application questions

Do you live within 5 miles of Reading?
Do you have previous experience in facilities management on a school site ?
Do you have up to date knowledge in health and saftey ?

Reference: 41234523

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