Deputy Director of Estates
Deputy Director of Estates
Your new role
Working closely with the Director of Estates, the Deputy Director of Estates will contribute to ensuring that the corporate objectives of the Organisation are achieved with specific focus on the provision of safe and secure premises and equipment. The Deputy Director of Estates - Engineering will be the focal point for assurance relating to engineering service compliance and plant reliability across the organisation on behalf of the Director of Estates.
The post holder must be capable of executive decision making and taking responsibility for acting on those decisions and implementing the requirements, being individually accountable for outcomes.
In addition, the post holder will be professionally responsible and accountable for the standard, delivery, continual monitoring, risk management and review of engineering services to ensure a professional, high quality, cost effective and efficient service to meet the demands of the organisation, its staff and patients.
What you'll need to succeed
You will hold a degree in Engineering/Electrical (Inc. Building Service Engineering) Engineering/Mechanical Engineering and be a member of relevant professional body and British Institute of Facilities Management You will also have a Postgraduate diploma in Facilities Management, evidence of continuous professional development and a Masters Degree or equivalent healthcare specialist experience.
You will have significant post qualification experience & track record of managing Estates assets and services, including budgets within a complex acute health environment. You will also hold significant experience operating at Senior level Deputy Director level, Head of Service, managing strategic and operational change, including the impact on assets, resources, services & staff and developing new ways of working. You will be comfortable reporting to and working at Board / Committee level, with proven contract and project management experience. You will be an effective communicator, presenter and reporter. You are positive managing staff including performance and personal development, this includes statutory legislation and DH mandatory and good practice guidance. You are experienced undertaking AP/RP roles in line with HTMs, managing building project teams, developing design briefs, service specifications, appointing and managing professional advisors and consultants.
You have experience of CAD design systems and highly developed technical knowledge and appreciation of Estates services.
What you'll get in return
Competitive Salary + excellent benefits
What you need to do now
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