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Estates Officer

LOCATION: Manchester
LENGTH: Full Time
SALARY UP TO: £34,788.00 per year
SECTOR: Government & Public Sector


Estates Officer (Projects) – Estates & Facilities Directorate

Salary:                 £31,371.00 to £34,788.00

Working Hours: 36.25

Contract:            Permenant                                                                       
Location:            Fire Service HQ – Swinton

Your role:


You will predominantly be responsible for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service’s Estate, however, you may be required to work on any of the Combined Authorities property portfolio.

The role is part of the multi-disciplinary team to deliver an effective estate across the Authorities owned and leased premises. The post holder will be responsible for delivering a combination of Minor Works schemes, including backlog maintenance, and Capital Projects to time, budget and quality. The post holder will have a good understanding of all aspects of managing construction projects including JCT Contracts, financial and risk management, and the completion of Project Initiation Documents and Business Cases. The post holder will be expected to manage schemes from inception through completion and beyond including Stakeholder engagement and contractor/consultant management using recognised project management methodology.

About you

Ideally you will have experience in an Estates environment ideally in a project management role or a role with management experience of maintenance. You will have experience of managing stakeholders, consultants and contractors.

Be able to demonstrate a high level of communication skills both verbally, written and IT literate

also competent in the use of Autocad, MS Project and/or other project management tools

You should have the ability to work autonomously whilst being a good team player with the ability to apply creative thought to develop effective solutions.

You should be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation, codes of practice, and applicable standards

This will be a varied role with opportunities to develop your skills, experience and knowledge base within a high performing team.


 For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Malcolm Courtney, 07725


About us :

As an employer, the GMCA is made up of a number of key Greater Manchester strategic functions and service providers including the Office of the Mayor of Greater Manchester; Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS); police, crime and criminal justice; homelessness; culture; environment; work and skills; and the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub.


 We value the diversity of our employees, and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities across Greater Manchester. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals, irrespective of people's age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have guidance in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.


 The GMCA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation


Our offer

In return for your hard work, we offer our employees a competitive package as part of our offer, which includes:

· - Flexible working conditions with the ability to accrue 2 flexi days every 4 weeks (up to grade 11)

· - Family friendly policies including parental leave (maternity, shared parental,adoption, maternity support)

· - Ability to buy additional annual leave

· - Generous Annual leave scheme - 25 days + Bank Holidays per annum upon starting, after 5 years service increase to 30 days + BH and after 10 years service increase to 32 days +BH.

· - Local Government Pension Scheme

· - Employer investment in training and development, and professional sponsorshipincluding CPD

· - Corporate travel loans

· - Cycle scheme

· - Discount scheme (MiRewards) on local and national high street brands

· - Health and wellbeing offer - Occupational Health and Employee Assistance programme

· - Modern city centre offices (role specific)

· - Sports and welfare club

· - Commitment to diversity and inclusivity with 4 active staff networks for; LGBTA, BAME, Disability and Womens


For more information about the recruitment process click here


Please also note, due to COVID-19 and the social distancing guidance, all interviews will be taking place virtually on Microsoft Teams or Skype.

If successful on application, the hiring manager will be in contact so that you can both test the technology before the interview.


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The GMCA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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