Estates Manager, Edinburgh

Closing date:Expiring soon

Fettes CollegeEdinburgh

Date posted:
Start date: June 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

Fettes College is a leading HMC co-educational boarding and day school set in magnificent grounds within walking distance of Edinburgh’s City Centre. It has a strong tradition of academic, sporting and cultural excellence underpinned by outstanding pastoral care. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Estates Manager to assume full responsibility for the maintenance and strategic development of the School buildings and grounds as well as day-to-day operational management of the site.

Reporting to the Bursar and working closely with other Department Managers, the Estates Manager will manage a complex property portfolio and lead teams from a range of professions to ensure the delivery of an effective programme of maintenance and provide a high level of service to the School in terms of organisation, planning and quality of work.

The successful candidate will be commercially astute and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise assertively and tactfully with others. You should be highly organised, output driven and delivery focused with the ability to work under pressure and delegate as required in order to meet deadlines and targets.

To apply, applicants should complete the School Application Form, which can be accessed, together with the full job description, directly from our website following the link below:

All completed applications together with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role should be returned via email to:

Fettes College is committed to the safeguarding of children.  An offer of employment will be subject to two satisfactory references and a clean report being obtained from the Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme in view of the contact that you will have with children during your normal duties.

Closing date for applications is Monday 25th February 2019.  Interviews will take place during week commencing 4th March 2019.

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More about Fettes College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Carrington Road, Edinburgh, EH4 1QX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 131 332 2281
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Fettes College has over 5,000 Old Fettesians who remain in touch with us for one very compelling reason: being educated at Fettes was one of the most important and beneficial aspects of their lives.

Fettes is where their confidence was built, horizons...