Estates Work Supervisor (EWS)

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Estates Work Supervisor (EWS)

£25,119 to £26,014 per annum | East of England | Date posted 03 Jun 2021

Estates Work Supervisor (EWS)

Forestry Commission

Santon Downham, IP27 0TJ.

To assist the District Building Surveyor and Estates Department in delivering professional building, utilities and general estate services by the most efficient means across the East England Forest District.

The Estates Work Supervisor (EWS) will plan, specify and supervise a range of contracts to maintain, repair and improve the built estate and ensure statutory compliance.

The EWS will implement and monitor programmes of work to a high standard ensuring compliance with legislation and Forestry Commission processes and guidance. This will mean the EWS will promote adherence to relevant policies, procedures, regulations and legislation, including equality and diversity and health and safety, ensuring that recognised control procedures and practices are maintained. To do this the EWS must be able to confidently handle challenging conversations.

The EWS will support and guide staff involved in the management and maintenance of all Forestry Commission property. This will include carrying out building inspection reports (BIR) and assisting the wider Estates Department to review BIR produced by building managers across the District. The EWS will help implement and manage the remedial works identified.

The EWS will, with reference to the wider Estates Department, liaise with tenants to implement and review works carried out on let properties.

The EWS will plan and monitor the progress and quality of routine contract work and assist the wider Estates Department to do the same on more complex projects. This will be achieved by visiting active contract sites for pre-start meetings and making subsequent visits at a frequency appropriate to the contract.

The EWS will robustly respond to any breaches of contract conditions. including health and safety. Experience of producing and complying with risk assessments and method statements will be essential, an understanding of current CDM Regulation requirements would be a benefit.

The EWS will complete those regular resumption items assigned to the role for the management of the built Estate including compliance related activities such as waste management, asbestos, water hygiene and fire safety risk management.

Person Specification

Experience and Professional/Technical Expertise:

• Previous experience in property and contract management.

• Demonstrable experience in clearly and concisely communicating both verbally and in writing.

• Experience and competency in IT packages including Microsoft Office.

• Experience of building management and knowledge of current FC and national policies.

• A Higher National Qualification in construction, construction management, building services or similar.


• Learning and development tailored to your role.

• An environment with flexible working options.

• A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity.

• A Civil Service pension.

• 25 days annual leave on entry, increasing to 30 days after 5 years service.

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Apply before 11:55 pm on Monday 28th June 2021.


Construction Management

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Estate Management

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Salary range:

£20,000 - £29,999

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East of England

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Job benefits: Benefits package + Pension + Flexible working
Job ref: EWS
Application deadline:
28 Jun 2021