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Strategic Head of Premises Assurance and Estates

Job Reference: 292-1622249-CE

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
PAH, Harlow
£49,242 - £59,964 Per Annum + 5% HCAS

The Role

Fast forward your career by joining our estates team as the Head of Estates and Premises Assurance. Our department is full of opportunity for highly skilled, self-motivated and experienced estates manager who is looking to gain a wide range of built environment experience. We offer the opportunity to work within a very dynamic, friendly and professional estates team, working on high profile, complex hospital environment which will support the Trust vision to and help improve the healthcare of patients within our Trust estates.


Reporting directly to the Associate Director of Estates and Facilities, you will lead and manage the work of the on-site estates team, ensuring that services are offered to the highest standard, run smoothly, efficiently and economically in a way which meets all regulatory requirements. Candidates must have significant senior level experience in a complex provider organisation.


Applicants must be able to demonstrate a strong track record of working with multiple stakeholders to develop and deliver strategic operational estate plans, and of successfully managing operational performance across a complex range of services and property sites. Due to the nature of the role there will be opportunity to lead on efficiency initiatives across the Strategic Trust Partnership


The post holder will provide a professional managerial service on all engineering, building and related operational matters with direct responsibility for a professional and technical workforce, contracts and financial control of budgets. You will be a leader with ability to drive forward change and develop a strong team ethos with a highly experienced in-house estates workforce.


The successful candidate will need to have proven strong leadership capabilities in order to deliver significant improvements that will support the patient experience. You will also work with the other senior estates managers to formulate a 5 year rolling estates capital programme, and implementation plans to deliver estates sustainability strategy and targets.


You will have responsibility for leading and developing the estates teams on site and for the development of an efficient and reliable estate service together with the management of the estates hard facilities management infrastructure and the wider estates function, to provide a high quality, proactive and responsive service to the site. The ideal candidate will have a qualification in an engineering and electrical discipline, appropriate management qualification.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Pasqualino Risi


01279 827656

About us

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst "building for excellence" and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values which are Respectful, Caring, Responsible and Committed.


Princess Alexandra Hospital is conveniently located in Harlow, Essex just 25 minute drive to London Stansted Airport and 25 minutes train ride to London Liverpool Street. Harlow also has excellent road connections across England, with the M11, M25, A10, M1 and A1 all on its doorstep.

What we can offer

Full induction process * Structured pay scheme with annual increments * Additional living supplement to your basic salary * Minimum 27days annual leave plus bank holidays ( pro rata for part time staff ) *
NHS Pension scheme * Flexible working patterns * Onsite creche facilities * Child care vouchers * Annual appraisals with career pathways * In-house training courses * Discounted hospital restaurant * Onsite accommodation subject to availability.

All new staff joining Princess Alexandra Hospital will be subject to a probation period of 6 months.

Priority for this appointment will be awarded to any officially identified NHS staff "at risk"

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, and Vulnerable Adults. Offers of employment are subject to pre-employment NHS screening checks.

Providing false or misleading information or unsatisfactory pre-employment checks may result in the offer of a post being withdrawn.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for the post will be invited for the next stage of the recruitment process.

We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.

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