Facilities & Support Services Manager - ChesterfieldSummary
Are you an engaging Facilities professional who is known for their exceptional organisational skills, with a love for delivering first class maintenance & projects? We have just the role for you as a Facilities & Support Services Manager here at Hardwick Hall.What it's like to work here
Hardwick portfolio is an energetic and high paced property to work at with over 300,000 visitors per year. Hardwick Hall is one of the most iconic Elizabethan buildings in the country. You'll be a key member of the team who care for the internationally renowned house and collection, Grade I listed garden and park and 2,000 acre estate. With exciting projects and a busy day job, as part of the Property Leadership Team, you'll deliver at pace. This is a busy, forward-thinking property and the team is looking for an engaging person who will enjoy this impressive and dynamic environment.
You'll be part of the Property Leadership Team working closely with the General Manager. You'll also be part of the Duty Manager team at Hardwick ( 2-3 days per month on a rota) Duty Manager training and support will be provided in full.What you'll be doing
As our Facilities & Support Services Manager you'll be leading on all planned preventative, reactive and small projects across the estate. In addition, you will play a key part in daily operations of capital works projects. This role line manages the Business Services and Facilities teams. The Business Services team handle all incoming enquiries, offer support to all departments and form a central part of the property - signposting staff, volunteers, visitors and contractors. Our Facilities team work in various areas to maintain the visitor offer, including visitor toilets, staff areas and the three award-winning holiday cottages on site.
In addition to leading the team, you'll form strong links with all fellow property heads of departments to utilise resources and enable efficiency improvements.
Please also read the full role profile attached to this advert.Who we're looking for
We’d love to hear from you if you have:
- Experience working in Facilities Management or in a supervisory role and looking to progress
- Strong leadership skills and experience of working as part of a team
- A passion for buildings and asset management
- Excellence in managing contractor relations
- An eye for detail, especially in health & safety management and compliance
- Skills and experience in environment and climate initiatives & ways of working
- The ability to manage large maintenance budgets and ensure smooth delivery
The National Trust has the motto ‘For everyone, for ever’ at its heart. We’re working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It’s important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We welcome and value difference, so when we say we’re for everyone, we want everyone to be welcome in our teams too.
Wherever you’re from, and whatever your background, we want to hear from you – and it doesn’t matter if you’re jam first, cream first, or even if you don’t like scones at all. Everyone is welcome.
Benefits for working at the National Trust include:
- Flexible working whenever possible
- Free parking at most locations
- Free entry to our properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
- Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary
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