Estates Operational Manager

  • Job Reference: 6953580/001
  • Date Posted: 23 March 2020
  • Recruiter: North West
  • Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England
  • Salary: £19.02 to £24.64 Per Hour
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


The postholder will be responsible to the Estates Manager for the full range of operational Estates maintenance & services in all of the designated Hospital Properties, ensuring that the Trust complies with all relevant regulatory and advisory frameworks, HTMs, technical guidance and good professional practice.  The service includes management of waste collection.

Key Responsibilities

  • The post holder will, in conjunction with the Estates Operational Manager (Mechanical) manage all Estates Supervisors, Directly Employed Labour (DEL) and Specialist Contractors to provide an effective Estates Service and ensure a safe and pleasant environment for patient care were practicable.

  • The postholder will provide a proactive role in ensuring the department achieves and maintains ISO9001 accreditation.

  • The postholder will provide technical expertise in his/her core discipline to the Estates Manager, Estates Officers, Supervisors, DEL and Contractors as required.

  • The postholder will manage all resources delegated to him/her to ensure a value for money, quality service is provided in support of the delegated budget holder.

  • He/she will also assist and act in support of capital projects and will be required to carry out minor works projects from conception, through control, to completion.

  • The postholder will develop, implement operational procedures/policies and safe systems of work both at DDH and Trust wide as required including liaison with user departments.

  • The postholder will liaise with external agencies as required, i.e. Environmental Agency, HSE, etc.

  • The postholder will act as Responsible/Authorised Person for designated functions, i.e. LV Systems, Electrical Work Regulations, Lifts etc.

  • He/she is responsible to the Estates Manager for operating, maintaining and developing the BMS System including changing programmes & parameters to meet Service/Estates changes.