Skip to main content

Senior Facilities Co-ordinator - Petersfield

The National Trust
Petersfield, Hampshire
17,129 pa
Closing date
29 May 2024

Job Details

Senior Facilities Co-ordinator - Petersfield


We’ve got an exciting opportunity for someone to join our team as a Senior Facilities Co-ordinator. 

As Project Senior Facilities Co-Ordinator you'll be responsible for providing an efficient, effective and flexible facilities management service across your site, ensuring the highest standards are delivered and maintained. 

Interviews will be held on the 31st of May.

What it's like to work here

It’s an exciting time to join us as we embark on some very interesting facilities update projects across Uppark. This is an ideal role for someone who has a passion for the preservation of history and the skills and attention to detail to support the teams on the ground to deliver positive change. There are plenty of opportunities to develop your skills through National Trust training courses. 

You’ll be reporting to our Facilities & Support Services Manager and Project Building Surveyor, working alongside our Business Services Coordinator and Project Conservator. 

You’ll collaborate with the project contractors and normal operating contractors to help us keep the property well maintained and will build and lead a team of volunteers to provide us with maintenance support.  

Click here for more information about this location.

What you'll be doing

Working within the appropriate Trust procedures and conservation guidelines, you'll ensure your site is always maintained to a high standard throughout the project to upgrade the essential on-site facilities. You'll promote health & safety awareness across the property and for ensuring effective environmental management is sustained. 

Day to day, you’ll be coordinating our facilities management which could mean monitoring and arranging the servicing of our private water treatment plant, biomass boilers heating system, Fire management systems and sewage system.

You’ll be arranging urgent minor building repairs and working with our Building Surveyor on site and contractor management during the project to update our facilities, keeping our operation running smoothly behind the scenes and ensuring our compliance. You’ll also be managing smaller projects including redecorating our second-hand bookshop.    

Please also read the full role profile attached to this advert.

Who we're looking for

We'd love to hear from you if this sounds like you;

  • an understanding of working with volunteers and knowledge of the framework that the Trust uses to support the volunteer journey.
  • excellent customer service skills, enabling strong relationships to be built and maintained externally and internally.
  • strong written and verbal communication skills including influencing  , negotiating and presentation
  • an understanding of facilities and / or building management, maintenance & provision of services, supported by relevant professional qualification (or equivalent level of vocational experience).
  • good knowledge and experience of Health and Safety, Emergency Procedures, Fire and Security procedures and legislation
  • knowledge and experience of managing budgets, finances, projects and contracts
  • experience of records management and information systems and advanced IT skills (Microsoft Office).

The package

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.

• Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary

• Free entry to National Trust places for you, a guest and your children (under 18)

• Tax-free childcare scheme

• Rental deposit loan scheme

• Season ticket loan

• EV car lease scheme 

• Perks at work discounts such as gym memberships, shopping discount codes, cinema discounts

• Holiday allowance up to 32 days relating to length of service, plus holiday purchase scheme, subject to meeting minimum criteria.

• Flexible working whenever possible

• Employee assistance programme

• Free parking at most Trust places

Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you.


The National Trust is committed to promoting and preserving those places of natural beauty and historic interest for which it has the privilege to be responsible for the benefit of the nation, for everyone for ever.

The Trust is proud of what has been achieved over the last 126 years and is determined to maintain those high standards of conservation, stewardship and curatorial care for which it has been recognised throughout the world.

Its achievements have enabled the general public and the Trust’s members and visitors to enjoy and appreciate the countryside, coastline, gardens, historic buildings and collections, all of which encapsulate so much of the history of England, Wales and Northern Ireland. There is a duty to tell that history in a complete, balanced and accurate way, and without judgement.

The National Trust continues as a guardian of the past, and for the future, to uphold its duty to maintain and enhance what has been entrusted to its care.

Company info
The National Trust

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert