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Facilities Manager / Supervisor

Our client is looking to recruit a Facilities Manager / Supervisor, to work across a multi academy trust of schools, initially on a temporary basis.

The successful applicant will have a good range of skills and experience including a high level of building and grounds maintenance, ideally gained in a similar environment together with exceptional and proven skills and management of a facilities service.

This is a busy and varied role so you will need to be flexible and hands-on, practical in your approach, coupled with a good working knowledge of health and safety requirements.

Facilities Manager / Supervisor
Key Tasks during Temporary Contract:
, Responsible for ensuring the required preparations & changes are made to all school sites for September.

Ensure that all schools are COVID secure, in line with senior managers plans for each school and national guidance.

, Responsible for managing emergency, reactive and proactive maintenance and repairs.

, Oversight and line management of facility teams within schools - ensuring clear direction and monitoring of work.

In smaller schools, with no on-site site staff, provide practical, hands on support to make the necessary adjustments and maintenance of the site
, Audit of all school sites prior to September, to ensure that buildings are ready for pupils to return safely in September, reporting any concerns immediately to Heads/CEO.

, Monitoring of a building project at a Trust School.

Provide a link between contractors and the Trust during the building project, monitoring and reporting to CEO/Head on progress and flagging any concerns.

, Provide advice and guidance on health and safety matters, including support in production of individual and whole schools risk assessments, working alongside the Trust Central Team and Heads.

Facilities Manager / Supervisor
, Related qualifications (IOSH qualification (or equivalent) essential)
, Experience of working in a reactive maintenance service environment
, High level of skills and experience in building maintenance
, Ability to manage a team of staff in an effective and professional manner, in line with school policies
, Possess good working knowledge of general building and grounds maintenance
, Experience in the safe use of typical powered, hand and bench tools
, Flexibility in planning site visits to partner schools and prioritising works according
, To hold a clean driving license and be prepared to travel to schools in Trust.

Please apply ASAP

2 months full time temporary but may be extended