Estates and Facilities Business Partner - Summit Learning Trust
Birmingham City Council
Birmingham, GB
3d ago

January 2021

Are you passionate about delivering and supporting a high quality estates and facilities service and

enjoy making a difference in being part of an effective team?

Summit Learning Trust is currently embarking on fully centralising its Estates and Facilities function to take effect from 1 January 2021.

We have a great opportunity to recruit an Estates and Facilities Business Partner to join our established site teams who play a critical part in providing day to day support for our 8 academies.

Whilst you’ll join the central trust team, you will be allocated to work across 2 academies, so it’s key that you have a flexible approach to work and the ability to travel between sites.

Your main role will be to provide the strategic leadership and daily management for estates in the Academies and line manage, support and develop the Senior Site Managers along with their site teams.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate that they have previous relevant experience in an estates or facilities role together with project managing estates related build projects.

Ideally you will have experience of working within a PFI school setting but this is not essential.

  • You will also have relevant Health and safety Premises Management experience and have the following certification / training;
  • Legionella, Asbestos, Risk Assessment and Fire Training. Having experience of producing and managing Estates budgets, tenders and sourcing quotes and ensuring all financial regulations are complied with is also essential for this role.

    Summit Learning Trust is a group of seven schools and one 6th Form College, in Birmingham and Solihull. Staff work within a friendly, supportive working atmosphere and many staff are long serving.

    The Trust offers free parking, an on-site restaurant and opportunities for continuing professional development.

    Why work for us?

  • The Trust offers :
  • A strong focus on staff care and wellbeing
  • High quality training and support in and across academies
  • A clear career pathway
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee discount schemes
  • This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

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