Bedales - Head of Estates & Facilities

JOB PROFILE (Continued)


• Work constructively with a wide range of staff in pursuit of the School’s objectives and fulfilment of its plans

• Communicate with a wide range of external individuals and organisations including the Health & Safety Executive, technical contractors and architects

• Build close working relationships with the Senior Management Team and senior administrative and academic colleagues and to nurture a strong sense of teamwork among managers and staff in the Estates and Facilities Department

• Contribute effectively to the school’s strategic and corporate planning processes, with special reference to the physical environment and the physical resources strategy, in the context of supporting the school’s teaching, residential and other business activities

• Liaise closely with senior staff in the planning and consultation processes relating to strategic and major operational developments within Estates and Facilities and to communicate such plans and activities in a range of school forums

• Keep under review developments at national and international levels relating to estates and facilities management, to assess their implication for the school and disseminate information and ideas within the school as appropriate


• Prepare and submit annual budgets for the Bursar’s approval

• Exercise strict financial controls of departmental expenditure, to include the monitoring and reporting against approved budget allowances on a monthly basis

• Oversee the system for the purchase, control and monitoring of stock materials

• Adhere to the schools Financial Procedures, including competitive tendering and price comparison processes in order to obtain the best value to the school

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