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Estates Manager (Retained sites)

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum +on call payment
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced and dynamic professional looking to take on a leadership role in the healthcare sector? We have an exciting opportunity for you!

As the senior estates professional (Intelligent Client), you will be responsible for the overall leadership and performance of engineering and building services across our Retained estates at Peterborough, Hinchingbrooke, and Stamford healthcare campuses. Your role is crucial in ensuring the seamless operation and maintenance of our facilities, contributing to the safety and well-being of our patients and staff.

Main duties of the job

  • Leadership & Management: Provide strategic leadership and oversight for all aspects of the Trust's retained building and engineering services.
  • Compliance & Standards: Ensure all engineering and maintenance operations, including contract work, comply with current legislation (Building, Health & Safety, etc.).
  • Operational Excellence: Oversee the day-to-day management of engineering and maintenance services to guarantee efficient and effective operations.
  • Team Management: Lead and manage all Hard FM staff, fostering a culture of excellence, teamwork, and continuous improvement.

About us

We are dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our workforce and warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, with a particular emphasis on encouraging those from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, as well as candidates from our local area.

As part of our commitment to supporting our employees we offer a range of benefits including:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 days and increasing to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, in addition to the national Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • Membership of the NHS Pension Scheme:
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Enhanced hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays
  • Opportunities for career development and training to help you progress in your role
  • Wellbeing support and activities to promote a healthy work environment
  • Access to our in-house physiotherapy service
  • On-site canteens offering subsidised meals
  • Subsidised staff parking (currently free)
  • Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where employees feel valued and empowered to excel in their roles. Join us and become part of a team dedicated to making a positive difference in our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see our attached job description and person specification for more information and full details regarding this role

Person Specification



  • Proven track record of working at a managerial level in a health care/public service/armed forces environment with an Estates background

Education and Qualifications


  • Professional knowledge acquired to degree level or equivalent Estates Management performance, experience and specialist knowledge
  • Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, or Building Services Qualification
  • Evidence of ongoing personal and technical development
  • Authorised Person (Piped Medical Gas, LV & HV Systems)


  • Membership of relevant professional body

Key Skills


  • Good communication skills - relating to specialist & nonspecialists, Contractors & suppliers
  • Excellent report writing and analytical skills, with the ability to respond to differing situations quickly and effectively, and the skill set of absorbing highly complex facts that are often conflicting and translating into user-friendly communications for non-technical staff

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Hinchingbrooke hospital


PE29 6NT

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