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Interim Facilities and Health & Safety Manager

Abbeyfield SchoolNorthamptonshire

This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant difference to the next stage of our journey as an experienced Facilities Manager.  This role is initially an interim position due to maternity leave.

This role could be fulfilled by an existing experienced Site or Facilities Manager who would then be able to oversee the performance of the PFI contractors as well as work with the leadership team to maintain the existing high standards of compliance and health and safety arrangements. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight of the management of the school premises and facilities, including site and grounds maintenance, Health & Safety, contractors, security, (assist in managing) cleaning and (assist in managing) catering services, ensuring that the school site provides an attractive, safe, secure, clean and welcoming environment.  The post holder will act as primary key holder for the school premises and PFI main contact for Amey (PFI) contract manager, site manager, site team, refectory and cleaning team as well as Northamptonshire County Council and associated PFI partners.

This position has a key responsibility to ensure that school operations are consistent and that PFI contractors perform in accordance with their contract.  You will oversee contracted arrangements and have responsibility for reporting variations to standards expected in the contractual arrangements such as staffing, lifecycle budgeting, reactive and planned maintenance.

We believe Abbeyfield is a very special place to work and we are excited about the future. If you are passionate about what we are trying to achieve then I look forward to receiving your application. 

For queries relating to this vacancy, please contact Jenny Pullin, HR & Operations Manager on 01604 826120 or email 

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