26 September 2019
Interim Head of Property and Estates
A Central Government department is seeking an Interim Head of Property and Estates to work on several projects. This role will be for 6-8 months and responds to increased demands on the current Estates team including responding to cross-government estates initiatives and, in particular, the transfer of buildings to the Government Property Agency (GPA) while delivering a number of high-profile improvement programmes. Duties will include but not be limited to:
- Provide strategic leadership to the Estates and Facilities Management team including supporting capital projects.
- Establish and maintain regular high level engagement with senior officials and management to manage expectations, influence decisions, explain options and plans in support of strategic accommodation choices.
- Support the FM manager to deliver all aspects of day to day soft services in addition to supporting the logistics and delivery of an extensive capital projects and maintenance/minor works programme.
- Ensure the appropriate control environment is in place to manage all FM contracts, and that proper analysis and scrutiny is carried out by the team to ensure a satisfactory delivery to quality standards and delivering value for money.
This role will be an FTC for 6-8 months £63,000 pro-rata. The closing date will be on Thursday 26th September 2019.
To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.
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