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Head of Estates - JN 73336

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Real Estate & Property Services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £300 - £325 per day

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -052021-73336_1620767383

  • Published:

    11 May 2021

  • Expiry date:

    10 July 2021

Cobalt are working with a NHS Trust in London who are recruiting an interim Head of Estates, paying £300-£325 per day LTD rate (inside IR35, via umbrella company) depending on experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to manage all aspects of operational estates assets and is professionally responsible for the complete management and performance monitoring of Hard FM Services across the Trust's estate.

The individual with have full financial control of the Estates minor works and Estates SLA agreements, property inspections and the management of estates staff, external consultants and contractors.

You will have/be:

  • Required to work in environmental conditions (such as extreme hot/ cold, smells) and hazards which are unavoidable.

  • Engage in complex negations with internal stakeholders and external contractors.

  • Five years in middle management within a healthcare environment.

  • Effective management of risks across the Trust Estates, with particular reference to fire, health and safety legislation.

  • Degree in Engineering/Building Services or Equivalent experience.

  • The ability to implement work plans to deliver optimum service delivery for the estate, equipment and building fabric.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to work under pressure and meet demanding deadlines.

  • Experience of working across a large estate with multiple sites.

  • Ability and willingness to travel to client sites as required within and beyond Trust boundaries.

  • An accomplished leader.

  • Effective communicator at all levels.

If this is something of interest or you would like to have a more detailed conversation about the position, please apply for the role or contact Charlie Hobden on 020 7478 2535.