Estates Supervisor

  • Location
    Ambleside, Cumbria
  • Salary
    £ 22000 - £ 26000 / Year
  • Category
    Construction & Property - Estates Management
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Construction and Property
  • External Reference

My client based in Ambleside is looking to recruit an Estates Supervisor.

Role and Responsibilities

To support the Estates Manager in the effective and efficient delivery of a high quality venue and customer experience by organising and supervising the activities of the facilities team on a day to day basis. To ensure that Brathay buildings, grounds and vehicles are maintained, and events delivered, to a high standard and improvements made as appropriate. Help and apply all necessary changes to comply with relevant legislation.


Workflow management Organisation of the day to day workflow of the Facilities team in an effective and efficient manner. Prioritisation of tasks, allocation of work timescales and timeframes and communication with relevant stakeholders including in the following areas

� planned maintenance

� reactive maintenance

� maintenance issue reporting log etc.

� identifying and sourcing materials, equipment and supplies to be used in for facilities work, including keeping a suitable stock of items regularly used.

� Operates and maintains heating system in all buildings ensuring comfortable levels for building users whilst managing utilisation

� Ensures facilities cover in place 7 days a week

� regular checks including, but not exclusively, maintenance contracts; Vehicle fleet compliance, boiler servicing, PAT testing, Legionella, Asbestos surveys, Fire regulation compliance

Dealing with contractors, suppliers & staff managing their operational activity and performance in line with Contractors' Policy, other organisational or statutory guidance.

Reporting key issues to the Facilities manager in a timely manner. Regular liaison with the Facilities Manager to ensure priorities are being met & deputises for the Facilities Manager when absent.

Skills and Experience Essential

� Ability to lead a small team

� Good project-management and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise and work to agreed deadlines

� To manage small to medium projects

� Self-motivated, with ability to work on own initiative

� Organised and able to work to daily deadlines using own initiative

� Methodical, with good attention to detail � Problem solving ability

� Experience of providing excellent customer service

� A pleasant manner in dealing with clients and members of the public

� Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing [and to produce quality documents]

� For vehicle insurance purposes, you should be at least 23 years of age and have held a full, driving licence for at least two years, with two years driving experience

� Ability to deal with a variety of tasks, including physically demanding work, and working at height � Basic understanding of vehicle maintenance

� Formal qualification within Health & Safety (NEBOSH, IOSH)

� Good understanding of Health & Safety legislation and how to implement it

� Good organisational and administrative skills

� Good working knowledge of Microsoft XL and Word Desirable

� Demonstrable supervisory experience

� Excellent team-working and team-building skills

� Experience of supervising and managing people

� Problem-solving skills and ability to remain calm under pressure

� Current driving licence: Full PCV/ D1 � First Aid qualification (minimum 1 day course)

� Previous experience in a similar role

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Please apply with your CV to: Pip Gray