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Estates Advisor

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Robert Walters Group – Public Sector Division – Permanent Vacancy – Estates Advisor - £27,000 to £30,000 per annum

Role: Estates Advisor

Salary: £27,000 to £30,000 per annum plus local government

Working: Predominantly office based but some flexibility to work from home where possible

Location: Northamptonshire – a full driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential for this position

DBS: Full clearance will be required for this position

Duties of the Estates Advisor:

  • Provide additional local capacity when required, to reduce operational risk and to lead on local site and site matters
  • Support the Trust Estates Manager with management and delivery of the Trust Estates Strategy, identifying immediate and long-term condition projects
  • Work with the Trust Estates Manager to produce and implement an on-going annual maintenance plan, identifying and scheduling service contracts, long and short-term cyclical and preventative work across the organisation and liaising with local site and administration colleagues
  • Support the Trust Estates Manager, by liaising with external professionals such as architects, surveyors, trusted partners and planners to obtain advice, specifications, feasibility studies and costings for alterations and improvements to our school estates
  • Support internal staff members, as required, by undertaking regular reviews of performance targets and monitoring of contractual outputs for any external provisions, such as grounds maintenance, catering and mechanical and electrical contracts
  • Attend any relevant project site meetings and provide regular updates to the Trust Estates Manager as required
  • Ensure full monitoring and recording of statutory inspections are completed across the Trust and bring to the attention of the Trust Estates Manager any concerns of non- compliance
  • Ensure robust procedures are in place for the successful management of asbestos, including action plans for the management or removal of any asbestos containing materials
  • Support the Trust Estates Manager with the management of building projects within the appropriate time frames and allocated budgets – leading on agreed projects and acting as the project manager
  • Attend meetings across the Trust sites as needed and/or at the request of the Trust Estates Manager
  • Support the Trust Estates Manager with any accident investigation, insurance claims or emergency response arrangements
  • Willingly deputise for any Site Manager in a short-term emergency
  • Developing a plan with the Trust Estates Manager for enhanced joint procurement opportunities and lead on developing specifications and the procurement process across the trust to reduce Premises costs and ensure value for money (as well as full compliance across the trust portfolio)
  • Support the Trust Estates Manager in implementing the Trust’s estates and Health & Safety policies
  • Ensure all are operating within the scope of the Trust’s Health and Safety Policy and that areas of concern are evaluated and financed to ensure the safety of all stakeholders
  • Undertake regular health and safety monitoring inspections of each estate, formulating reports on compliance and any required action plans
  • Report any disclosure made to you, to the appropriate person

If you are interested in this position please contact Lauren.freeman@robertwalters.com applications will be contacted in order of receipt.

This role is managed by Walters People entity which is a temporary recruitment agency.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Business Support

Focus: Office Manager

Industry: Education and Training

Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Entry Level

Location: Northamptonshire

Job Reference: CHTXLA-1803DF2E

Date posted: 09 July 2024

Consultant: Lauren Freeman

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