Facilities Manager (maternity cover)

Facilities Manager (maternity cover)

Closing date:
Salary: £33,152 FTE (Scale point 29) plus contribution to pension auto-enrolment
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time
Grebe House, St Michael's Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4SN
We are recruiting for a Facilities Manager to cover a period of maternity leave. You’ll be part of the Trust’s Business Support Team, providing a key role to the wider staff team, managing the office building and facilities.

Contact details

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity or have any specific questions, you can arrange a call with Becky Vernon-Clinch (Head of Business Support), by emailing becky.vernon-clinch@hmwt.org.

We are looking for someone with experience in facilities and contract management, and the drive and desire to find solutions and complete projects to a high standard. You’ll need to be highly organised and self-motivated, with the ability to multi task. You must be a compelling advocate for the work of the Trust.

This role manages the Trust’s office facilities, ensuring they are safe, clean and support a positive working environment for staff and volunteers. The postholder will manage contracts, striving to secure competitive prices, support with IT alongside the Trust's IT service provider, and identify and coordinate improvements to the Trust buildings. This role also manages the Business Support Officer.

The Facilities Manager role is for a 10 month fixed-term maternity cover with the possibility of an extension. We would consider between 30-37.5 hours per week, worked across 4 or 5 days. Other options may be considered for the right candidate.

How do we support you?

The Trust strives to be a positive employer supporting our staff through flexible and hybrid working, and training and development. We recognise the importance of our staff team and looking after their health and wellbeing. Our values and expected behaviours reflect the culture which the Trust seeks to maintain to ensure productive, efficient, effective and pleasant workplaces and roles.

In support of this, we offer an excellent benefits package, ranging from office perks, generous leave entitlements and financial benefits. You can find out more here - https://www.hertswildlifetrust.org.uk/jobs/benefits

For more information on the role and the application process, please download a Recruitment Pack. 

Application deadline
9am on Friday 26th July

In order to remain flexible with the summer holiday period, shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview either in person or online during the weeks beginning 5th, 12th or 19th August 2024.