Building Surveyor and Estates Manager – DoNESC

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Posted on: Wednesday 28 April 2021

This newly created specialist role will join our Central Team based in Norwich and be the main point of contact for our Headteachers and Site Staff on all Health, Safety and Estate matters.

Salary: Band D: £32,049 to £37,829

This newly created specialist role will join our Central Team based in Norwich and be the main point of
contact for our Headteachers and Site Staff on all Health, Safety and Estate matters.

Working with the Head of Operations, CEO (DoNESC)/Chief Operating Officer, Financial Controller,
Headteachers and Site Staff, you will have the ability to drive refurbishment and capital programmes and
be responsible for the Trust Estates Management Plan that incorporates the above. Leading on health and
safety across the Trust, you will also have overall management of Iris Assets.

Ideally you will have experience of site management in an educational and/or a multi-site environment,
but more importantly you will have experience of surveying as well the health and safety knowledge and
awareness, business acumen, flexibility and determination to make a real difference to our Trust.

Your remit will include spending time working in our academies across the Trust, managing the Estate,
ensuring health, safety and security, in line with best practice and the highest standards possible. You will
support the CEO DoNESC in procurement and monitoring of premises-based contacts from cleaning to
statutory maintenance. As we secure the need and funding for substantial premises and building
improvements, you will project manage this work and we will look to you to identify opportunities to
secure funding for other initiatives going forward. Ideally you will hold a recognised health and safety
qualification and you must have a current driving licence and the use of a vehicle.

We need a committed team player with excellent organisational skills – with the ability to work
independently, manage time effectively and prioritise workload with high levels of drive and resilience.
Results focused in your approach, you will act as a change agent through your enthusiasm for continuous
improvement. In return we can offer you a competitive salary, the opportunity to join the local
government pension scheme and a strong sense of shared moral purpose to make a difference to the lives
of young people.

If you are seeking a fresh challenge, enjoy variety in your role and are looking for an opportunity to make
this role something special, we would welcome your application.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested in the event of a successful
appointment

Please contact Wendy Allsop, PA to the CEO, for any queries via wendy.allsop@donesc.org
We look forward to hearing from you.

For further information about the role please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Closing date: Sunday 16 May 2021

Interviews: Tuesday 25 May 2021

How to apply

Closing date: 23:00 Sunday 16 May 2021
Interviews: Tuesday 25 May 2021

To apply for this position with DoNESC, please complete the DoNESC Application Form and return the
form to the below contact:
Name: Wendy Alsop
Contact: wendy.allsop@donesc.org

CVs will not be accepted in place of a completed Application Form.

Candidates who are selected for interview will be informed following the shortlisting process and full
details of the interview will be provided. If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date for
the position, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

We will seek references for shortlisted candidates for this position and may approach previous employers
for information to verify experience or qualifications before interview. Any relevant issues arising from
references will be taken up at interview.