Head of Estates and Health and Safety - Bury College
Bury College is a Further Education College offering a wide range of courses to over 5000 full time students and over 5650 part time students each year. The college currently works with over 50 high school partners, welcoming students from Bury and the surrounding areas.
We are now looking to recruit for a Head of Estates and Health & Safety to join us to ensure that all Facilities Management Services and Health & Safety are conducted in a way which provides a high-quality learning and working environment and a continually improving level of service to customers whilst optimising performance and value for money.
Managing and providing leadership of the day-to-day activities of the Facilities and Security teams, you must maintain the college property portfolio through planned and reactive maintenance and oversee all outsourced contracts including but not limited to (maintenance, grounds, cleaning, catering, security and PAT testing) and the procurement process.
Acting as the College’s Health & Safety competent person and, as such, providing advice and interpretation of Health & Safety legislation, regulations and code of practice, you will contribute to the production of all policies and procedures in relation to facilities, welfare, health and safety; maintaining accurate H&S reporting requirements and producing Performance Indicators for submission to the board.
With a professional qualification in Facilities Management (or equivalent) and a recognised Health & Safety qualification (to at least NEBOSH Certificate level or equivalent) and a willingness to work towards a NEBOSH Diploma, candidates have demonstrable experience of working in a Facilities Team and in a Health & Safety Manager role in an environment with a large number of end users.
A thorough working knowledge of legislation and good practice relating to the operation and management of buildings, building services, facilities and the workplace in general is essential as is an up to date knowledge of Health & Safety legislation.