Estates and Facilities Manager – South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

An opportunity has arisen within our Estates and Facilities Department for an Estates and Facilities Manager, based at our Central Headquarters in Sheffield.

The overall purpose of the role will be to ensure the delivery and effective integration of all estates and facilities management services across SYFR. Ensuring the highest levels of customer service, and compliance with all statutory, regulatory requirements and organisation policies.

To be considered for this role you will have previous experience in a facilities management, property management or maintenance management related discipline. With knowledge of FM & Estates services procurement, and industry contract formats, including NEC, JCT, GC Works and/or CIOB. You will also need experience of leading and implementing service integration programmes, including shared services models in the same or similar environment.

You will need to be educated to degree, HND, HNC level or equivalent significant experience in a facilities management, property management or maintenance management related discipline. Membership of an accredited industry body, such as IWFM, CIBSE,  RICS, or equivalent. You will also need to possess the IOSH Managing Safely qualification.

The key duties will include the overall leadership responsibility for statutory, regulatory and organisation policy compliance for all FM & Estates services across the SYFR portfolio; ensuring full compliance and audit records are maintained. Developing, maintaining and managing a comprehensive FM & Estates Strategy and rolling ten years Development, Maintenance & Repair Programme that supports the operational needs of SYFR which optimises the efficiency of the estates assets. Contract management of all FM service provider(s) across the SYFR portfolio. Overall financial responsibility for FM & Estates service and capital budgets, including budget planning, preparation, issue for approval, implementation and service invoicing.

For more information about the role contact Andy Strelczenie on 07785576318 /

An application form for the role can be found here or by contacting our Recruitment Team at

Closing date for applications is 09:00 hours on Monday 20 May 2024. 

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 27 May 2024.

New starters will commence on the bottom of the salary grade and will receive increases to the top of the grade on an incremental basis. We offer 28 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus Bank Holidays.  Annual leave increases after 5 years’ service to 32 days, followed by an extra day a year up to a maximum of 37 days.  We also operate a generous flexi time attendance scheme.

Other benefits include; a cycle 2 work scheme, a free on site gym, enhanced maternity and paternity schemes and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

We are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every individual feels valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their unique perspectives and talents. We warmly welcome applications from individuals who identify with underrepresented groups within our workforce, including individuals from Minority Ethnic backgrounds, women, those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender (LGBT+), and individuals with disabilities. In addition, we will look to support anyone who requires Part Time/Job share working hours. We believe that a diverse workforce leads to innovation, creativity, and better decision-making, and we are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone can thrive.

Applications from job share candidates will be considered and all applications will be given equal consideration.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre-employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults, Children and Young People.  All staff are expected to share this commitment.

If you require any of our recruitment documents in larger print please contact our recruitment team as above.

Salary: Grade B (£56,669 – £60,017)

Contract type: Full Time

Closing date: May 20 2024

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