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Estates Manager

Working hours:Permanent, Full time, 37 hours per week
Salary:Actual starting salary £41,283
Opening date:Wednesday 4 September 2019
Closing date:11:00am on Monday 23 September 2019

Thank you for your interest in this post at WQE.

We believe that this is a particularly exciting time to be joining us, offering a real opportunity to make a difference in this thriving and vibrant Sixth Form College.  We strive for excellence in all aspects of our work with students; their academic and wider achievements, their learning experiences, the support they receive in relation to their academic progress, their learning environment and their wider experience of College life.  The College operates across two closely located campuses, the larger campus next to the University of Leicester on University Road and a smaller campus at Regent Road.

The Estates team comprises 10 full time and 19 part time staff, together with outsourced contractors in some areas.  The team is responsible for maintaining a high quality, safe, clean, secure and well maintained environment, including all buildings maintenance, cleaning, communications, grounds maintenance, health and safety, lettings and security matters.

The Estates Manager will be a member of the College’s Support and Business Services Leadership team and will work closely with other colleagues to provide outstanding facilities for students, staff and visitors in this busy and successful Sixth Form College.  The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day management of all aspects of the College’s estate and has overall responsibility for fire safety and lockdown arrangements and the security of the College’s estate including the opening, closing and safety of all College buildings.

Occasional shift work and weekend working will be required and the postholder will be subject to call outs.

The start date for this post is expected to be January 2020.  The successful applicant will work on a day to day basis across both the University Road and the Regent Road campuses.

If you wish to apply for this post please return the completed application form including the personal details and equality and diversity monitoring forms.

Please do not submit a separate CV.   Only information on the application form will be used in the selection process.

Completed applications must be returned by 11.00am on Monday 23 September 2019.  Interviews for successful candidates will be held on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

Short-listed applicants may be contacted via telephone, and therefore it is essential that appropriate contact numbers are included within the application.

Please return all completed applications to:

HR Department, WQE and Regent College Group, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RJ or via e-mail at

If you have not received further communication from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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Applicant Information – Estates Manager

Job Description Estates Manager September 2019

WQE is an Equal Opportunities Employer

All appointments will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check

Finally, I would like to thank you again for your interest in this post and I hope that we may hear from you in due course.

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