HIGHLAND RFCA VACANCY NOTICE
HEAD OF ESTATES
The Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association for the Highlands of Scotland have a vacancy for a Head of Estates & Facilities Management based at its Head Office in Dundee, with overall responsibility for the effective delivery of hard and soft FM services to a variety of Reserve and Cadet properties across the Highlands and Islands.
They will be responsible to the Chief Executive for providing technical direction, advice and assistance on all matters relating to the estate. This includes managing a dispersed team of estates staff in the Dundee HQ and three regional offices to ensure the effective delivery of Estates Services.
Applicants will be educated to degree level in a building surveying or construction related discipline and will ideally be members of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors or the Chartered Institute of Building, or be able to demonstrate relevant experience in a similar role. Applicants must also be able to demonstrate successful managerial experience in middle or senior Estates management positions.
The Post is full-time based on a 37 hour working week and the salary is £37,940 (Crown Servant Band C1). The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Council of RFCA Pension Scheme which operates a Career Average Revalued Earnings Scheme (CARE), which has a personal contribution of 5% of pensionable earnings for Members. Applicants must have a clean driving licence and should live within reasonable commuting distance of the Dundee office. A significant amount of travel is involved therefore candidates must be prepared to travel and spend nights away from home, for which reasonable expenses are reimbursed. An Association vehicle is provided.
A CV of not more than 2 pages, a covering letter highlighting how the individual meets the essential elements of the position and details of two referees, must be received by the Head of Business Administration and Finance (details above), via email or post by midday Friday 1 December 2017. Interviews will take place in Dundee in early December.