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Head of Property and Projects

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
£58,972 to £68,525 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust are looking to recruit a highly motivated, experienced and dynamic Head of Service to lead and be responsible for the provision of an effective and efficient Property service which meets the demands of the Trust and operates within Trust guidelines and budgetary restraints to drive forward the delivery of services, maximising both value for money and service strategies.

This is a senior role within the organisation and the post holder will ensure effective implementation and management of policies and procedures in relation to property & projects including HR/Staff Management, Capital Planning, Health & Safety and Risk Management ensuring compliance with building standards.

Main duties of the job

The Head of Property and Projects will implement the Estates Strategy and associated delivery plan, ensuring that financial and estates management resources are correctly planned and prioritised.

The postholder will also be responsible for the continuous review of the Estates Strategy to ensure that it is fit for purpose and aligns with the wider strategic direction of the Trust.

Reporting to the Director of Fleet & Estates the postholder will coordinate and manage the delivery of key high profile Trust projects utilising the full range of NHS procurement routes and project management strategies, ensuring that these fully meet service aims and the Trust's clinical strategy.

The postholder will be required to implement the development of the electronic Estates Terrier and will be responsible for the management, updating and reporting elements of this, providing reports for a variety of purposes.

The Property and Projects Team will also be responsible for the day to day property management of the Trust estate including Landlord and Tenant matters, rent reviews, lease renewals, leases, licences, acquisitions and disposals, under the leadership of the postholder.

About us

Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) NHS Trust geographically covers nearly 6,000 square miles of varied terrain, from isolated moors and dales to urban areas, coastline and inner cities.

We serve a population of over five million people across Yorkshire and the Humber and strive to ensure that patients receive the right response to their care needs as quickly as possible, wherever they live.

We employ more than 5,800 staff, who together with over 1,100 volunteers, enable us to provide a vital 24-hour, seven-days-a-week, emergency and healthcare service.

Our values: Compassion, One Team, Integrity, Innovation, Empowerment, Resilience are at the heart of all we do.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for full details of the role which is being advertised.

Person Specification



  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in construction project management or property management
  • At least three years construction project management experience across a range of large scale capital and revenue funded procurement routes



  • Proven track record in performance of project management delivery against tight deadlines with the ability to work objectively and ethically when under pressure
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills at all levels, internal and external to the Trust of highly complex and sensitive financial & technical information

Personal Attributes


  • Ability to work at both strategic and operational levels, achieving deadlines and delivering whilst working on a number of projects simultaneously
  • Full UK driving licence to enable travel throughout YAS and off-site to meetings nationally



  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree or equivalent plus specialist knowledge acquired through post-graduate courses and experience to masters equivalent level
  • Professional membership in a recognised property management, property or construction body or working towards such accreditation
  • Detailed understanding of project management Methodology

Employer details

Employer name

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust


Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Brindley Way



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