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Operational Estates Manager

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£64,408 to £73,961 a year per anum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an Operational Estates Manager at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH), part of King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

The post holder will lead in the responsibility for providing management, professional, technical / specialist services and to provide advice relating to plant and equipment utilised for control of space and environmental conditions as well as specialist plant and equipment used by the wide range of clinical services provided by PRUH and SS and partner organisations across the community estate.

Directly responsible for hard FM services covering the Trusts expanded estates, with particular focus on Orpington Hospital and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH).

You will work under the remit of the Site Director of Estates and Facilities - PRUH and South Sites and the Associate Director of Estates (cross-site).

Main duties of the job

The main purpose of the role is to oversee and manage the Trusts directly employed staff and incumbent contractors looking after these sites (PFI and non-PFI sites), and to ensure that they provide both quality of service and value for money.

This role will have an operational understanding of clinical pathways, and ensure the provision of safe and comfortable environments for patients, visitors and staff; key to this will be a working knowledge of the engineering plant and ensuring that our contractors operate it efficiently while delivering the required outputs. This role will provide a Trust technical point of contact for Building and Engineering day to day aspects, and participate in the process of producing maintenance strategies, developing capital project work and the replacement of plant and equipment.

This role will also ensure all applicable statutory and mandatory obligations are met, and that Trust policies and procedures are adhered to. The post holder will also be expected to keep abreast of and manage the changing face of the NHS with particular emphasis on Estates Service Provision.

About us

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c�1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and around 14,000 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King's College Hospital (KCH) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

King's is committed to delivering Sustainable Healthcare for All via our Green Plan. In line with national Greener NHS ambitions, we have set net zero carbon targets of 2040 for our NHS Carbon Footprint and 2045 for our NHS Carbon Footprint Plus. Everyone's contribution is required in order to meet the goals set out in our Green Plan and we encourage all staff to work responsibly, minimising their contributions to the Trust's carbon emissions, waste and pollution wherever possible.

The trust-wide strategy Strong Roots, Global Reachis our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do. By being person-centred, digitally-enabled, and focused on sustainability, we can take Team King's to another level.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached full Job Description and person specification for more detailed information.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Degree or equivalent experience in mechanical electrical engineering/maintenance with membership of an appropriate Professional institute.
  • Significant work experience of working within an large multi-site Acute Trust
  • Working knowledge of engineering & maintenance
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • People and leadership skills to effectively manage staff in a professional manner


  • Postgraduate degree in relevant discipline experience of continued personal/professional development

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