As a senior member of the Property and Support Services Department the post holder is responsible for the operational management of the Estates Department within a designated area of NHSL.
Management of delegated specific corporate service functions such as statutory compliance, energy management, policy implementation, etc.
As a member of the management team the post holder will provide operational leadership, including staff management and have overall responsibility for ensuring that Engineering, Building, Painting and Grounds maintenance is carried out to appropriate standards and specifications.
The post holder has responsibility for the delegated capital and backlog maintenance schemes and is responsible for the design; contract specifications and documentation management of construction and management of contractors on site and contributes to the effective delivery of the capital programme.
The post holder is the professional head of estate services within the designated area delegated by the Senior Professional Head of Estate Services and as such has the responsibility to lead and manage the effective and efficient delivery of a wide range of services through the use of in-house and contract staff as appropriate.
In addition to having responsibility for the management of the Health and Safety procedures and policies within the Estates Department the post holder has responsibility for the various premises compliance with fire safety legislation and NHS Firecode, together with responsibility for plan and systems statutory compliance.
The post holder will ensure NHSL estate and property related assets managed effectively in line with the current NHS Scotland and statutory guidance including deriving policies and associated procedures from first principles.
The post holder requires to be professionally qualified and hold corporate membership of an appropriate professional body, which normally requires a MSc degree or equivalent in an appropriate Engineering/Building related subject, e.g. Corporate Member of the Chartered Institute of Building Services, plus a minimum of 7 years previous experience in a senior operational management post in health care or similar complex environment, plus a qualification in operational management, if not taken as part of the degree, is required to fulfil the duties and responsibilities of the post.
Additionally specialised certificate training, 3 yearly refresher training and 1 yearly update and CPR training is required for statutory duties (HV and LV Electrical, Legionella, Sterilisers, Lifts, Mains Gas, Ventilation Systems, etc.) the post holder is nominated to undertake and which may require national registration of the nominee.
Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Graham Souter, 01698754397
If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.
Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.