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Director of Estates – £62 000

JobID: HG5105

Location: Croydon
Post author
Andy Cox
Date Posted
5 Apr 2024
Job Description

Director of Estates (School Trust) – £57k to £62k – Croydon – Permanent.

This Educational Trust is an expanding learning community for young people, with Educational Health Care Plans and various types of additional needs across various sites. They are now looking for a Director of Estates to join their Executive Team. The Director of Estates will lead the implementation of an estates strategy and to manage all aspects of the school’s properties including upkeep, care, maintenance, security, health and safety and facilities management in line with statutory and regulatory requirements.


£57,000 to £62,000 + benefits.
Permanent, full-time.
Based in the Head Office, located in Croydon.
Travel to sites involved.


• Must have full rights to work in the UK.
• To have a clean driving license and access to a car.
• Educated to a degree standard.
• NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent.
• Experience of managing a facilities service across multiple sites.
• Building maintenance & Budget management experience.
• Emergency planning and Contingency
• Advising on legislative compliance & Project Management experience.
• Knowledge/Experience of Facilities management.


• Write and oversee the estates strategic annual & 3-5 year plan.
• Manage all Site budgets.
• Perform due diligence checks.
• Develop an Environmental Policy.
• Ensure sites are managed pro-actively
• Assist/manage the design and build of new projects.
• Liaise with all relevant bodies, DFE, ESFA and the Local Authority.
• Control tendering procedures.
• Ensure all sites are appropriately alarmed and monitored.
• Regular audits of each site.

How to Apply

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