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Estates Manager (Electrical)

Job Description

Finegreen are currently supporting a large NHS organisation in the appointment of an experienced Estates Manager, due to the skills mix within the Estates Department this candidate will need to have an electrical bias.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure the provision of an efficient, effective and safe patient focused maintenance service,

  • within the allocated budgets, using directly employed staff and contractors, and through the development of suitable operational plans and maintenance programmes;

  • Responsible for engineering maintenance, including contract work is carried out to appropriate standards and specifications;

  • Responsible for the management of maintenance staff;

  • Acts as Coordinating Authorised Person (CAP) for the Trust and Authorised Person (AP) in relation to a number of specific maintenance responsibilities e.g. medical gas, high voltage electrical, low voltage electrical, pressure systems, decontamination, lifts, water, asbestos or specialised ventilation systems;

  • Implements and maintains physical assets register; oversees minor schemes and capital Work;

  • Leads the on-going development and continuous improvement of the maintenance and repair services within his/her remit;

  • Provides expert specialist and professional building and engineering expertise to other estates staff, directors, and senior management of the organisation, and may also advise external agencies;

  • Lead on operational estates maintenance and repair services for all hospital buildings, services, fabric and equipment covered by the Estates Department policies and procedures;

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the allocated Directly Employed Labour (DEL) workforce (which in the main is sub-divided as electrical, mechanical or building bias trades), together with its actions and undertakings;

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Comprehensive experience working within an Estates management position within a healthcare setting ideally, but can look at candidates outside this within similar settings;

  • Able to work from technical drawings, circuit diagrams, manufacturers details and operational manuals and utilise CAD-CAM system for building plans;

  • Qualified Electrical background, either degree level or related work based experience qualifications.

If you are interested in the role, please contact Donna Larder on 0161 2419674 or send your to