April 3, 2024
Harlow, United Kingdom
Job Type


Job Title: Deputy Director of Estates and Facilities
Job Type: Temporary
Duration: 6 Months
Location: Harlow (CM20)
Pay Rate: £52.36
Hours: 37.5
Start: A.S.A.P

We are thrilled to partner with a leading healthcare establishment dedicated to elevating the health and welfare of the communities it serves. Currently, we are on the lookout for a Deputy Director of Estates and Facilities to join their team in Harlow.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Leadership: Develop and implement the estate strategy in alignment with the clinical and corporate objectives.
  • Operational Management: Oversee all aspects of estates and facilities management, from capital project planning to day-to-day maintenance.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, representing the Trust in local and national engagements.
  • Financial Management: Take ownership of significant budgets, ensuring financial accountability and delivering cost improvement programmes.
  • People Management: Lead and motivate a multidisciplinary team, promoting professional standards and driving staff development.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Degree in relevant estates or facilities discipline
  • Post-graduate qualification at doctorate level
  • Chartered professional registration/accreditation in relevant discipline
  • Project management qualification or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of CPD and leadership development


  • Significant senior management experience in large organisation estates and facilities management
  • Demonstrated experience in managing major change and shaping future strategies
  • Strong partnership working experience across public, private, and voluntary sectors
  • Establishing effective financial control procedures
  • Achieving ambitious targets and implementing innovative solutions within financial constraints

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Recent and ongoing personal development action and planning
  • Understanding of the NHS context and national agenda impact on estate/Trust
  • Technical, construction, and project management skills
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills for complex negotiations and strategic comprehension
  • Organisational development expertise for healthy and effective structures and processes
  • Ability to write and present complex information including business cases and board reports

Personal Qualities:

  • Ability to lead high-performance teams and establish a culture of collaboration
  • Clear vision and priority setting for Estates and facilities directorate
  • Championing and embracing change positively
  • Understanding and ability to relate to others effectively
  • Demonstrates confidence and self-belief under pressure
  • Ability to self-manage workload effectively across different levels

If you meet the above requirements and are looking to join a dynamic team dedicated to providing quality healthcare services please apply within or call 07378 680582!

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