Job Title: Estates Development Support Officer
- To assist in the delivery of the Trust Capital Programme and the IHSS Transition Programme.
- Ensuring that overarching commissioning/decommissioning requirements are dealt with in a co-ordinated and cost effective manner.
- To support users with the implementation of CSD services when commissioning of any new premises development and to pro-actively contribute to Estates Development Project Management teams.
- To liaise with project managers and managers to identify functional content of capital schemes, design and programme requirements; recommending design content and advising on final layouts.
- To establish and maintain effective working relationships with Estates Operations, Health & Safety Advisor, Fire Manager, Soft Facilities and Local Security Management Specialist to ensure that estates, health & safety, fire and security issues are dealt with appropriately.
- Day to day management of the Estates Directorate drawing records, O&M Manuals, Compliance records and numerous reports stored on Trust wide and external database (CAFM Software).
- Undertake site surveys of the Trust’s land and property portfolio and help to establish and maintain up-to-date and accurate AutoCAD and digital records using CAFM Software.
- To manage, produce, update, collate and modify the directorates drawing records and to maintain an auditable trail which meets the requirements of statutory and central NHS standards.
- To produce information reports as required by the corporate services management team specifically in relation to Capital projects and the CAFM system.
Formal Qualifications, education & training required
• Educated to degree level
Essential skills and competencies
- Effective communication skills – written and oral. Ability to work on complex hospital capital project.
- Contract negotiation skills.
- Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
- Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite.
- Able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills with a range of individuals at all levels.
- Able to demonstrate the ability to clearly articulate new ways of working to others where necessary
- Highest level of confidentiality.
- Attention to detail.
- Ability to produce written reports.
- Flexibility in approach to work.
- Ability to plan and prioritise work and work to deadlines.
- Excellent organisational skills.
- Ability to make decisions
- Working knowledge of PFI / Outsourced E&FM contracts and their management.
- Experience in a similar role
The salary banding for any NHS post has a clearly defined start point, and salary progression based on nationally negotiated pay scales (Agenda for Change). These bandings and pay points are widely available https://www.nhsemployers.org/pay-pensions-and-reward/agenda-for-change/pay-scales/annual
The agreed starting point for any post is at the bottom of the pay scale with annual progression until the top of the pay scale is reached. Candidates should expect to start on the bottom of the pay scale for the role they are considering unless they have previous directly related NHS experience in a similar role.