Job Title: Group Property Service Manager
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Location: Home Based (flexible) with travel when required
Salary: up to £55,000 per annum
If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you!
About the Group
Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider of high-quality foster care and special needs education and care. We are a vital part of local communities in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland with a renowned reputation for quality and positive outcomes for the people we educate and care for.
Our divisional brands include Acorn Education and Care, National Fostering Group and Options Autism.
About the Role
The Group Property Service Manager will ensure the central property team delivers a flexible, responsive service to our schools, homes and offices across the UK. You will ensure services have access to appropriate support and resources to maintain and enhance facilities to ensure best quality environments in which regulatory expectations are exceeded.
The Group Property Service Manager will work collaboratively with many Head of Departments across the Group including Finance, Compliance and Procurement. This will ensure that you have full budget control/oversight and that our provisions meet regulations and are a safe place for employees and young people in our care.
You will directly line manage a team of 4 Regional Property Managers. As the Group continues to grow, you must be comfortable planning ahead and be able to monitor, review and ensure resources are well managed.
Who we are looking for
We are looking for someone who is experienced and comfortable with Regional/National responsibility and accountability for delivery. Your facilities will be judged to meet all statutory requirements at internal quality inspections and regulator inspections. You will have project management, contract management and resource management experience and be at ease being in control of the budgets.
It would be desirable for us if you have a RICS/IWFM qualification or equivalent however this is not essential. A NEBOSH/IOSH qualification is also desirable.
Why work for us
- Holidays starting at 25 days per annum
- Extensive training suite
- Career development across the Group
- Professional support network
- Contributory Pension
- The Hub – employee discounts, recognition cards, well-being centre
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Salary Finance
- Option to purchase private medical
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.