Regional Estates Manager

Job advert

The Diverse Academies is a multi-academy trust based in the East Midlands, providing education from primary through to post-16, driven by a passionate belief in giving children and young people the very best chance in life to progress and develop. 


We are looking for a qualified and experienced Estate Manager to co-ordinate activities across a group of academies to ensure each is being managed efficiently, resourced appropriately and is fit for purpose.


This is a superb opportunity for a highly motivated, experienced, strategic and resourceful individual who has excellent leadership, organisational, communication and people skills.  The successful candidate will have recent experience of working in a similar or closely related role with an in-depth knowledge of Health and Safety preferably within a school environment.


Job Title:           Regional Estates Manager 

Contract:          37 hours per week, all year round

                            Term time only, part-time or flexible working will be considered

Grade:                Band B - actual salary £31,000 - £35,000 per annum, dependent on experience 

Closing date:    30 June 2019 


You will need to demonstrate;


  • A strong ability to analyse, interpret and resolve estate management problems and to develop, report and implement practical, workable solutions
  • Excellent influencing, negotiating and communication skills
  • The ability to spot opportunities, provide creative solutions to tight timescales within limited budgets
  • The ability to build strong collaborative working relationships 
  • Line management and performance management experience
  • The ability to deal with emergencies and problems in a positive and systematic manner


In return we offer: 


  • Full support and induction
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • A strong caring ethos
  • Enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A well-being package
  • Networking opportunities across the Diverse Academies 

If you would like more information about the role or have any questions please contact Andrew Wilson, Head Of Estates & Facilities Management -


The Diverse Academies and its Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in their care and expects everybody working for the organisation to share this commitment.  To this end we actively seek DBS enhanced clearance check for everybody that is employed by us.


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