Head of Estates - Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom,
Head of Estates
12 Month Contract (possibility of extension)
£400-500 DOE (outside IR35)
Property Portfolio Management
Develops a maintenance strategy for the property portfolio
Property and Asset Management:
Influences the development of a corporate estates strategy
Develops an operational plan for the use of property and assets
Quality Management and Customer Service
Leads and manages a customer-centric facilities management service
Develops, implements and evaluates a facilities management customer service strategy
Creates and evaluates relationships with stakeholders, negotiating and resolving conflict.
Influences and enhances relationship[s with stakeholders for mutual benefit.
Ensures financial probity
Informs the corporate planning process and evaluates performance against budgets
Influences the development of a sustainable environmental management strategy and policy.
Understands the changing role, scope and impact of facilities management strategy and policy.
Business Continuity and Compliance
Develops and evaluates the effectiveness of a facilities management risk strategy in the context of Registers of Scotland risk management policy
Develops and evaluates the effectiveness of facilities management policies to meet corporate governance obligations to comply with all legislative, statutory and regulatory requirements
Procurement and Contract Management
Develops a contract management policy, criteria and performance management with FM Service Providers
Estates Management Policy:
Evaluates the coherence and fitness for purpose of estates management policies to deliver the strategy and meet legislative requirements.
Security and Information Assurance Strategy:
Leads the development and implementation of a Security Improvement Plan and Information Assurance strategy.
Leadership and Management
Directs and sponsors multiple facilities management projects, managing project relationships, interdependencies and risks.
Provides strategic motivational leadership to people development and influence corporate culture, values and behaviours.
Promotes the vision and leads strategic change and manages the impact on facilities management.
Business Support Services Management
Forecasts trends and facilities management market opportunities, encouraging creativity and embedding innovation within service provision
Identifies and exploits value-creating opportunities for innovation in facilities management products and services.
Managing Service Delivery:
Creates an operational plan to manage the delivery of a portfolio of facilities management services
Proven track record of leading teams at a senior level
Financial management skills
Project management skills and experience
Extensive experience of working within an Estates environment at a senior level
Experience of developing and implementing strategies
Experience of managing outsourced contracts, services and external resource providers, including tender and managing project budgets.
Educated to degree level or equivalent in Facilities Management
Construction project management experience
Experience of Environmental/Sustainability systems.
Experience of Procurement tendering processes