Working pattern: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Location: Guildhall, City of London
Make this brand new role your own, as you set and drive strategy on estates and facilities management for a top performing Multi-Academy Trust.
Already one of the country’s top performing Multi-Academy Trusts, the City of London Academies Trust is driven by the ambition to be the best. With schools in North, East and South London, the Trust aims to ensure that all schools are recognised as Outstanding within three years of joining and to provide a high-quality education for all its students. This ambition also extends to our estates and facilities, as providing an outstanding environment for learning is vital to our students’ success.
Reporting to the Trust’s Chief Financial Officer based at the Guildhall in the City of London, the Director of Estates and Facilities Management is a brand new, key leadership position responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the estate and its facilities management service. This role will provide a professional focus for the full range of building and property related works.
Dynamic and motivational, you will be setting and driving strategy on estates and facilities management, reviewing and setting policies across the Trust and ensuring that outcomes are consistent and compliant. You will possess a proven track record in senior level management of building services and fabric maintenance, as well as leading complex projects and procurement, ideally within a public sector organisation. Strong leadership and contract management skills are essential; you will be adept in the regular review of team performance and contracts ensuring value for money in addition to efficient operational delivery.
If you would like to build your future with us, please visit www.cola.org.uk to download a job pack and application form. Application forms should be submitted with a letter of application (no more than two sides of A4) which explains why you are applying for the role and how your experience, skills, training and personal qualities match the requirements of the role as set out in the job description and person specification.
Completed application forms and accompanying letters of application should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date.
City of London Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from City of London Academies Trust vision and values.
The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
Closing date: Wednesday 22 March, 9am.
Interviews will take place during the week commencing Monday 25 March.
City of London Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.