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Senior Estates Manager

  • Location: Glasgow
  • Sector: Facilities Management
  • Position: Operations Manager
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Private Pension
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: ScotAcademy36i_1495805087
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Job description



We have an exciting opportunity for a General Estates Manager to join my clients business, primarily based in Glasgow.

You will be responsible for managing and leading the Glasgow Schools Life cycle JV with annual expenditure peaking at £15m, with 15 years of the concession period to run.

The Estate comprises of 30 schools, being a mixture of new-build and refurbished properties.



Key Responsibilities:
  • Attend bi-weekly and monthly Service Provider meetings with all stakeholders
  • Preparation of monthly Board Reports
  • Programming and scheduling of works to the satisfaction of both 3ED and Glasgow City Council
  • Containing and optimising annual spend to ensure maximum value for money is extracted
  • Management of budgets, forecasts and cash flow
  • Interpretation of contractual and client requirements
  • Delivery of contractual obligations under a complex PFI structure
  • Preparation of scope of works
  • Tendering and procuring packages of work up to £1m
  • Management of supply chain
  • Discharging of all conditions pertaining to Planning Consent
  • Compliance with CDM Regulations
  • Responsible for Health & Safety on all project sites


Skills and Experience:

We are looking for somebody with a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in a management role in a construction or Estates / FM environment. You must possess and be able to clearly articulate sound knowledge of Building Regulations and demonstrate experience of implementation of the requirements of the regulations and monitoring of compliance. Experience of operating in the PFI arena would be advantageous and you will be commercially focused with a good understanding of financial and business information.

In addition, knowledge of applicable project & construction legislation and its impact on the business is essential, backed with Health & Safety, and CDM knowledge and experience. You will be able to demonstrate subcontractor management, whilst showing the ability to establish good relationships with internal and external team members and stakeholders.

Good presentation and training skills both internally and client facing, analysing & reporting and able to write clearly and succinctly in a logical and structured way linked to good analysis skills to produce practical solutions, reports and advice to complex issues.
  • Previous experience in Building Surveying (Desirable)
  • SPV Management experience (Desirable)


This role is paying up to £60,000 for the right candidate and interviews are scheduled to take place during the beginning of June. For further information regarding this role, please call Sam Norton at PSR Solutions on 01785 715505!