Facilities and Estates Manager

Reporting to the Vice Principal (Finance and Corporate Services) you will manage all aspects of the Facilities and Estates function. You will also deputise for the Vice Principal (Finance and Corporate Services) regarding Estates matters, and be responsible for the day-to-day running, maintenance and development of the College’s Estate.  

This will include compliance with Health & Safety of the Estate, managing and planning of works and the execution of projects and supervising external contractors.  You will also be responsible for preparing, monitoring and delivering the annual estates budget.

With a turnover of almost £43 million across Further Education, Higher Education and Apprenticeships, we take a lead role in transforming Pennine Lancashire into a vibrant and successful economy through education and training that enhances the skills, aspirations and potential of the local economy.

Since 2005, Blackburn College has delivered an ambitious development plan, which has resulted in a world class campus, equipped with industry-standard learning and teaching facilities.

The campus is home to a £14million University Centre, £17million Beacon Centre and £7million Sir Bill Taylor Futures Centre, £5.5million North West Regional Automotive Hub the £13.5million Blackburn Sports and Leisure Centre, built in collaboration with Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council. 

Blackburn College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

Appointments are subject to a variety of pre-employment checks including satisfactory references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS.  

Blackburn College values diversity and is committed to creating a diverse workforce.

If you have a clear passion for developing exciting and flexible curricula, a drive and desire to develop curious minds and an aspiration to improve the life chances of others, we invite you to join us at Blackburn College.

Closing Date for receipt of applications: 9.00 am Monday 22 July 2019

Interview Date: 2 August 2019

Please apply via the link.