Estates & Asset Management Advisor

NHS National Services Scotland
Closing date
8 Jul 2021

Job Details

Estates & Asset Management Advisor

This is a Fixed Term/Secondment post for 13 months

As a vital part of NHSScotland, NHS National Services Scotland's mission is to enable and support the delivery of better health and better care, working in partnership. We do this by providing a range of specialised support services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.

Health Facilities Scotland (HFS) is part of the Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities (PCF) Strategic Business Unit within NHS National Services Scotland and provides operational guidance to NHSScotland healthcare bodies on all facilities topics. We deliver and co-ordinate effective advice and support in relation to national facilities, equipping and technical matters which support and improve health and well-being services.

The Estates and Asset Management Advisor (Property and Capital Planning) is Fixed Term/Secondment for 13 months to cover a period of maternity leave.

We are looking for an experienced and qualified member of staff to support the work on the Estates and Strategic Asset Management agenda.

The Estates and Asset Management Advisor will provide advice, guidance and support on a broad range of complex building and estate related issues to the Scottish Government and the NHS in Scotland.

You will work together with the NHSScotland Boards on the development of Boards individual Performance Framework and Quality outcomes as detailed in the Annual State of NHSScotland Assets and Facilities Report and provide support to the Boards in implementation and planning. You will support NHSScotland Boards with the use of tools including the Estates Asset Management System (EAMS), Common Data Environment (CDE) and Capital Planning System, to support strategic estate management and development, as well as property performance reporting.

You will work together with Boards on their ongoing survey and property appraisal programmes, advising on and ensuring consistency of data as defined in the NHSScotland Property Appraisal Manual.

You will provide direct support to Board's property and asset teams on asset management issues, covering IT issues in addition to assisting with data recording.

You will explore areas of efficiency opportunities with individual Boards in areas such as NHS Leases, Rating Evaluations, 3rd Party Funding Issues in regard to property etc. including facilitating, supporting and participating in the newly formed NHSScotland Property Transactions Group. In addition, where required you will act as Project Manager to enable the effective delivery of Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate (SGHSCD), NHS or HFS projects.

You will be degree qualified in a relevant subject and will have wide knowledge/experience of NHS estates and strategic asset management issues.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres, discounted leisure and financial and shopping benefits.

Closing date for completed applications is 25 June 2021.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as a committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

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