District Works Manager - Fort George

The District Works Manager is a management role in our Operations Directorate. The Operations Directorate is a newly created Directorate that will strengthen our regional footprint and, for the first time bring together under one directorate, delivery of many of HES’ activities at a regional and local level across Scotland.

The District Works Manager is a management role in our Operations Directorate. The Operations Directorate is a newly created Directorate that will strengthen our regional footprint and, for the first time bring together under one directorate, delivery of many of HES’ activities at a regional and local level across Scotland.

Reporting to the Regional Works Manager, the postholder will manage the operational delivery of asset management activities across all Properties in Care, and scheduled monuments within the district.

You’ll bring a practical knowledge of the unique requirements of undertaking property and conservation works in the historic environment, working confidently across the specialist standards, legislation, processes, and skills needed to care for historic monuments and ensure they are safe environments for colleagues, visitors, and the wider community.

Requirements
  • A traditional trade background, or SCQF Level 7 in construction with operational experience of managing trades and craft roles.
  • Extensive managerial experience of successfully managing multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Practical knowledge and experience of relevant health and safety requirements in a construction and workplace setting including CDM
  • Proven experience of managing health and safety in a historic property with public access, including experience of surveying and assessment
  • Demonstrable experience in leading teams and effective management and development of a multi-discipline staff group
  • Practical knowledge and experience of relevant areas of compliance associated with property and facilities management
  • Practical knowledge and experience in procurement processes and management of contractors
  • Practical knowledge of current conservation practices and techniques relating to the historic built environment
  • Practical knowledge of managing the impact of climate change on historic properties and experience implementing initiatives to reduce the impact of property operations on climate change.
  • Experience working collaboratively cross-functionally to solve problems or deliver services
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • A full driving license/car user and willingness to travel

Apply below.

For a hard copy application pack, please contact Human Resources by e-mailing: recruit@hes.scot

Closing Date for completed applications: 7th February 2024 Midday

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