An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a Healthcare organisation as a Head of Engineering.
The post will be based in the East of England, on an interim basis for 6 months initially, at a competitive salary.
The post holder will provide a full comprehensive Estate Management service to the organisation including operational maintenance of all the organisations assets and equipment.
Professionally responsible for ensuring compliance with all statutory requirements, organisation and Estate’s policies, procedures, and best practice in providing all building services. Minimising risk and always encouraging safe working practices;
Operational management of the organisations Estate building and engineering services, ensuring a comprehensive estates maintenance service is provided. Ensuring that effective systems are established to comply with the organisations SO/SFI’s and Audit requirements;
Management and delivery of all internally provided building and engineering services;
Establish and performance manage external contracts which complement the internal delivery of operational services, ensuring compliance with all statutory legislation pertaining to such activities;
Develop and implement appropriate management policies and procedures;
Ensure records which relate to the operational service (including drawings, O&M manuals) are fit for purpose, and kept up to date, to ensure compliance with good practice, statutory, organisations and NHS requirements;
Lead responsibility to manage Estates operational, reactive, and planned maintenance to required timeframe;
Provide and maintain estate information on space utilisation, condition, and backlog maintenance;
Carry out the organisation’s communication devices (pagers, mobile phones and/or two-way radios) (where provided) to facilitate immediate response to emergencies;
Work additional hours as necessary to meet the needs of the service or as needed to oversee emergency repairs;
Responsible for internal communication within the department;
Attending senior briefings and cascading information to the department;
Responsible for planning essential and critical work while ensuring that the needs of the service are met;
Responsibility to manage Estates Revenue Budget;
Ensure that all Estates Staff attend mandatory training in accordance with trust and Directorate Policies and Procedures.
A successful candidate will have:
Educated to master’s level or equivalent;
Additional in-depth post graduate level knowledge;
Professionally qualified engineer with related professional qualification e.g., MIMECHE, MIET, MCIBSE;
Sound knowledge of estates management at a senior management level;
Sound knowledge of mechanical/electrical/building services in healthcare premises;
Knowledge and experience in management of contracts, finances, business rates, insurance requirements;
Previous management experience within depth financial and strategic knowledge;
Experience of working at senior management level/contributing to board level topics;
Proven ability to plan and manage complex building and engineering systems and maintenance regimes;
In depth knowledge of estates strategies and how they link with clinical relationships.
For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org