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Senior Estates & Facilities Contracts Manager

Job Reference: 358-3411615-SR

University Hospitals of Leicester
Senior Contracts Manager
Estates & Facilities, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leiceser
£54,764 - £63,862 per annum

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An opportunity has arisen within the University Hospitals of Leicester for a Senior Estates & Facilities Contracts Manager. This is a permanent role and is based within the Estates & Facilities team.

University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) is a Trust with regional and national reach. It has an operating turnover in excess of £1 billion and it provides a wide range of general and specialist services across a diverse population of 1.2 million people to the urban and rural communities of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The Trust also provides specialist services to the population in neighbouring counties and beyond. Whilst UHL is a very large we are keen to ensure all our communities, patients and colleagues receive a personal and positive experience when they interact with the Trust.

This is particularly exciting time for Leicester’s Hospitals. We have been given £450m by the Government to provide a host of new facilities and reconfigure services between our three main sites. Flagship projects include a new Children’s Hospital, a new Maternity Hospital, a new Treatment Centre and two new Intensive Care Units. Equally importantly, we are going “paperless”, with a £12m investment in our NerveCentre computer system to help our team deliver world class care.

The Post Holder will be responsible for the management of services in the following areas within Estates & Facilities

  • Development and delivery of the E&F contract management strategy for all Hard and Soft FM services.
  • The post holder will be responsible for achieving value for money across the E&F annual non – pay budget of circa £38m.
  • Identification and development of strategic partners and ensure resilience within the supply chain.
  • Deputise for the Head of Business and Performance where required.

The individual will need to possess excellent communication skills and be capable of developing strong working relationships with staff at all levels.

Interview Date: 7th October 2021

For further details please contact:

Jeanette Green – Head of Business & Performance
Telephone No. 0116 2586283
Email address

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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