Deputy Head of Estates

  • Wigan & Leigh College
  • £30,000 – £40,000
  • Closing Date:
Company: Wigan & Leigh College
Salary: Between £38,079 - £40,399
Location: Greater Manchester

Salary Scale: 37-39

Who we are

We are a thriving, growing College with a strong staff community.

Over 8,000 students choose to study at Wigan & Leigh College each year and we strive to ensure all of our students achieve, progress and move on to successful destinations.

We are proud to be part of the local community and history, we value this position as we develop our facilities to respond to local business need and student success. We have a diverse College estate with exciting projects and developments already underway and big plans for the future.

The role

We are looking for a Deputy Head of Estates who will work across the full range of duties in Estates/Facilities management. The post will deputise for the Head of Department and will have previous experience in Estates or Facilities management, previous experience of managing capital projects would also be desirable.  The successful candidate will understand the direction the team is taking and work with the Head of Department to continue the development of this highly respected team across the College. The College is committed to achieving its net zero targets, this post will be integral to the sustainability agenda and driving this forward.

About you

Whilst experienced in Estates management, you will be a strong leader and team player, quality-driven and be able to provide excellent customer service. Experience in Further Education is not essential, we are looking for forward-thinking Facilities professionals who are looking for their next challenge and want to work with a brilliant staff community.

One team

We are committed to being a great place to work and have a passion for employee engagement. We are proud to have achieved an impressive set of results at the Best Companies to Work For awards including a 3 star ‘World Class’ rating for employee engagement

  • Top 25 Best Education & Training Organisations to Work For 2021
  • Top 100 Best Large Companies to Work For 2021
  • North West Top 100 Best Companies to Work For 2021

We have proven support and development for our new starters and value our staff wellbeing and engagement in the organisation.

Closing date: 30 September 2021

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