Head of Property and Office Services

London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary Band HL9 circa £62,000 per annum
07 Aug 2017
03 Sep 2017
Specialist Area
Estates, property
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

We currently have a vacancy for a Head of Property and Office Services in the House of Lords Property and Office Services.  This post is permanent.

The House of Lords is the second chamber of the UK Parliament with approximately 800 Members. The House of Lords Administration employs around 600 full and part-time staff. Members, Members’ staff and staff of the House of Lords have offices in the Palace of Westminster and its outbuildings. 

Under the direction of the Director of Facilities the post-holder will take strategic accountability for managing the relationship between the House of Lords and the House of Commons Parliamentary Strategic Estates and In-House Services on all major building projects/programmes and facilities services that affect the Lords’ areas of the Parliamentary Estate. On behalf of the House of Lords, the post-holder will be a key liaison point for the Restoration & Renewal Programme team and will coordinate streams of work.   

The post holder will act as the Intelligent Customer of the Parliamentary Strategic Estates, and Parliamentary Maintenance Services Team. They will also be accountable for the comprehensive analysis and the preparation of strategic documentation and plans in respect of construction and refurbishment projects and facilities services across the House of Lords. They will regularly review and approve the Service Level Agreements which exist between the two Houses for estates services.  They are accountable for Business Continuity and Business Contingency plans. 

The post holder is Head of Office for 69 staff who deliver a comprehensive facilities management, contract management and Heritage cleaning service for the House of Lords and the House of Lords Administration.

Salary Band HL9 circa £62,000 per annum.    

(REF 1901)

Benefits include membership of a pension scheme, six weeks annual holiday entitlement and assistance for childcare.

For further details about this vacancy, and details about how to apply online please visit our website. The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 3 September 2017.

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