Head of Estates
ROLE: Head of Estates
Job type: Permanent
SALARY: £56,760 - £62,145
This influential senior role is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and passionate head of Estates to come and join a high performing and hardworking team.
We require an exceptional individual to manage and lead the Estates Department which ensures the management of hard and soft facilities management services and capital building projects to Cheshire Constabulary and Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service (referred to as Blue Light Partnerships) are as effective as possible in line with the agreed service levels.
The successful individual will have the ability to develop positive working relationships with Chief Officers in both Cheshire Constabulary and Cheshire Fire and the Crime and Commissioner of Cheshire Constabulary. With excellent interpersonal skills it will mean the capability to persuade influence and motivate at all levels. The successful individual will also have a proven track record of driving and supporting the delivery strategic objectives.
Applicants will be educated to Level 6 in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or Professional building qualification such as built environment. Applicants are also required to be a member of a professional body such as:
Chartered Institute of Building
Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists
Association of Building Engineers
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
British Institute of Facilities Management
Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers
Royal Institute of British Architects
Institute of Chartered Engineers
The successful candidate will be able to evidence that they have substantial experience of Estate and Facilities Management across a number of properties varying in size and use and be able to meet the requirements detailed in the role profile.
Cheshire Constabulary was founded in 1857 and is now responsible for policing nearly a million people. There are approximately 2,081 regular Police Officers, 220 Police Community Support Officers and 1,464 civilian Police Staff.
Someone who serves in Cheshire Constabulary joins an organisation with a proud and formidable history and would be expected to maintain the high esteem in which the public holds the Force. To work at Cheshire Constabulary, you will also have to uphold The Police Service Statement of Common Values.
On-site parking, subsidised gym, flexible working, contributory pension, childcare vouchers and career progression opportunities with the force.
The Police Service is an equal opportunities organisation and is determined to ensure that:
The workforce reflects the diverse society which it serves and that the working environment is free from any form of discrimination, victimisation or harassment.
No job applicant or volunteer is treated more or less favourably on the grounds of sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief or disability. This is subject to the Police Service engaging in positive action scheme which intends to overcome or minimise a person’s disadvantage. Cheshire Constabulary operate a zero tolerance policy regarding any form of discrimination, victimisation, bullying or harassment.
No job applicant or volunteer is disadvantaged by a provision, criterion or practice which cannot be shown to be a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim.
Should you require any support in completing your application or a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process please contact MFSS Recruitment on 01606 366800 at the earliest opportunity to ensure that measures can be put in place to enable your application for this post.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that this vacancy may close early, therefore please submit your application as early as possible.
The Force does not re-imburse travel to interview expenses.
The Force operates a no smoking policy.
Location - Cheshire
Hours of Work
£56,760 - £62,145
15 Oct 2017