Head of Estates, Greater London

Up to £51,570 per annum

Posted 2 months ago | ref: 277372

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Protocol are proud to be working with an established FE college group based in West London in their search for an experienced Head of Estates for a permanent position with a salary of up to £51,570 per annum.

This College is just one of nine dedicated adult and community colleges in the UK, placing them in a unique segment of the education sector. They were established in 2017 but has roots dating back to 1895, with an emphasis on providing our expertise in learning for wellbeing, skills for life and career development to disadvantaged women, people who have a disability and adults in need of improved wellbeing and career development.

We are working closely with this college group’s HR team who is currently looking for an experienced Head of Estates who will be  responsible for all aspects of the leadership and management of the Estates and Health & Safety functions of the College

Role responsibilities:

  • Effective maintenance and upkeep of the estate
  • Compliance with all Health and safety and other relevant regulations
  • Effective leadership and management of the Estates team
  • Manage successful estates projects that enhance the way we teach, learn and work
  • Management and monitoring of outsourced cleaning and security service contracts
  • On-going review of estates policies and procedures to ensure they are in compliance with regulatory requirements and best practice

The person & qualifications:

  • Hold Estate management experience an organisation and site of equivalent or greater scale and complexity 
  • Experience in leading and developing an overall estates service
  • Experience of contributing to strategy and able to offer expertise on day to day operations and future developments
  • Strong project and financial management experience of budgets, procurement and ensuring value for money
  • Experience working within education or a college environment is desirable

As a Disability Confident business we warmly encourage applications from people with disabilities. Protocol is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.

About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.

The Legal Bit

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Protocol is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.