Nottingham College

Head of Facilities

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£42,573 - £50,298 per annum
16 Sep 2021
24 Sep 2021
Job Level
Facilities Support
Job Function
Estates and Facilities
Contract Type
Full Time


  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Kia Car Scheme
  • Annual Travel Passes Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Discounts
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Employee Assistance Helpline


  • The Lace Market, Nottingham, NG1 1NG

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Facilities to join our team at the College. You will be integral in supporting the Estates & Facilities Director in planning and delivering a world-class College environment whilst playing a central role in modernising working practices and ensuring delivery of the highest standards of customer care.

We are looking for someone with extensive Facilities Management and/or asset management experience coupled with experience in the management of a high quality, effective and cost efficient project management service with specific customer focus.

You will be responsible for developing the commercial income from the letting of property and operation of the facilities including implementing opportunities, which deliver income generation.

You will also provide strategic direction and leadership to all of the Facilities Services Teams (including: Health and Safety, Catering, Cleaning, Post, Premises Management, and Security) demonstrating broad, clear and innovative thinking with the objective of delivering operational excellence.

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) are essential as you will be responsible for building positive collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders at all levels within the College and externally including Governors, the Senior Leadership team and project sponsors.

You will also possess a high level of analytical and problem-solving skills, as you will be responsible for producing reports, including budget reports, which clearly set out complex issues for governors and senior managers.

In addition to this, we are looking for someone who is able to successfully lead and develop a team whilst working effectively as a member of that team.

You will be part of an out of hours’ rota working evenings and/or weekends and out of hours as required including responding to emergency situations.

The post will be shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria at application stage from the person specification. Please ensure that you have a look at this specification attached to the Role Profile and complete your application directly from this, as these specifications are an integral part of the selection process.

For further details on this post which the job profile cannot answer for you, please contact Director of Estates and Facilities Gary McGinty via email: or by phone on 07795 622890.

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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