Premises Manager

Premises Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Facilities Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £27k - 30k per year

  • Contact:

    Tamara Barnard

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    0203 176 4790

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


An exemplary school based in Epsom is looking for a Premises Manager to run the Estates Department.

The Operations Manager is responsible for a high level of maintenance of the school building, grounds, facilities and amenities, supported by the Site Team. Plan for and supervise the maintenance of the buildings and site to agreed standards and cost, such that the school is a safe and pleasant environment for the school community, which creates and optimum environment for Teaching and Learning to take place.

Manage the Estates team & cleaning support staff, supporting in recruitment activity where needed.

Attend all appropriate meetings and training e.g. Health & Safety and premises briefings, as instructed by the Finance & Operations Director.

Assist when required, in the management, administration and operation of lettings system.

Monitor & manage stock within an agreed budget, cataloguing resources & undertaking audits as required.

Ensure compliance by self and others with all health and safety policies and procedures.

Establish constructive relationships and communication with contractors and other agencies/professionals.

Advise on matters relating to energy control: keep a log of meter readings and check the appropriate invoices in order to make certain they are correct.

Contribute to planning, development and organisation of systems/procedures/policies.

Manage records, information & data, producing analysis & reports.

Accountable for monitoring and overseeing the implementation of maintenance programmes in line with budgets to efficiently preserve the school’s equipment, building and amenities.

Ensure the efficient and effective use of the schools assets including buildings and equipment.

Accountable for all premises issues relating to the site including resources, health and safety, ensuring that inventories are maintained.

Ensure installation and maintenance of equipment for the detection, warning, protection and escape from fire. 

Accountable for the maintenance and efficiency of the installations and plant for electric and gas supply, heating, hot water and reviewing and sourcing energy supply contracts at competitive rates.

Accountable for the maintenance of the school grounds ensuring the safety of the pupils and optimising the cost.

Health & Safety

Comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

Identify, organise and report on all statutory inspections, follow-up actions and recommended maintenance for the site facilities and equipment.

Ensure the school has a fire risk assessment and that relevant follow-up works and procedures are in place to minimise risks.

Ensure that there is a clear system in place to identify, prioritise, resolve and/or mitigate any raised H&S or premises issues. 

Ensure that staff, visitors and contractors are aware of relevant legislation which is fed into health & safety policies and procedures and are appropriately trained for their roles within school. 

Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people who you have responsibility for or come in to contact with, including ensuring that premises staff and contractors are aware of procedures and appropriate DBS checks and training in place. 

Manage provision of a portering and furniture moving service to ensure supplies are in place and school activities can proceed.


Please apply to Tamara - tamara.barnard@buildrec.com

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