NSS Head of Estates & Facilities

Job reference: 003932

Location: Edinburgh/Glasgow

Job closing date: 30/08/2019

Job posted date: 16/08/2019

Salary: Band 8C (£63,570 - £74,710)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Administrative Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Facilties Services

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS National Services Scotland

Health Facilities Scotland (HFS, a directorate of National Services Scotland Procurement Commissioning and Facilities) is seeking to appoint a Head of Estates and Facilities for National Services Scotland.

Responsible for Hard & Soft Facilities issues, contributing to corporate level decision making and taking the the lead on specialist aspects of Operational Estates & Facilities services. You will also be responsible for interpreting legislative and other requirements and responsible as NSS direct lead in the Operational Estates & Facilities field.

The Post holder will be expected to contribute to the long term strategic planning and provision of all NSS Estates & Facilities services and property portfolio that directly support all clinical and non-clinical services of the NSS and NHS Boards and delivery of organisational objectives. They will provide formal technical leadership, guidance and input to support effective delivery of the NSS capital programme as well as being accountable for all parts of the operational service provision and associated staff.

This role requires a credible, accomplished leader who is able to engage, inspire and motivate staff.  They should be able to demonstrate an excellent track record of operational and strategic decision making and be able to rapidly develop effective stakeholder relationships.

To ensure that the relative experience is identified  you will evidence a successful track record of driving large scale organisational and cultural change programmes along with significant financial management and risk management experience within a large complex NHS or local authority/government organisation.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact John Wright on 07813003044.

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is 30th August 2019.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies


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