Nottingham College

Head of Estates & Facilities Management

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£50,299 - £57,176 per annum
18 Oct 2021
07 Nov 2021
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
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Helpline


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Estates & Facilities Management 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 Estates and/or Facilities 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 a commercial approach to the use of Nottingham College’s campuses, increasing alternative steams of income and standardising the licencing and sub-let arrangements on campus.

You will also lead and promote the Estates and Facilities operational team (Property Maintenance, Catering, Security, Cleaning, Logistics, Helpdesk and, external income from commercial hospitality) as business units ensuring that Section Managers take responsibility for a quality, customer focused service whilst improving productivity and cost effectiveness.

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 with partners, colleagues and Governors.

You must also be able to produce reports and documents, which clearly set out complex issues and be able to communicate these to executive leaders.

In addition to this, we are looking for someone who is able to provide the vision and leadership to motivate and inspire professional teams to deliver excellent facilities across all sites which enhance the internal and external reputation of the college.

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 the specification attached to the Role Profile and provide clear evidence of how you meet each of the criteria detailed, as these specifications are an integral part of the selection process.

Previous applicants need not apply

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 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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