Estates Manager

  • Company: Plumpton College
  • Closing Date: 20-08-2022
  • Location: Plumpton, Lewes, BN7 3AE
  • Salary: £45,641 - £52,910 Per annum
  • Benefits: Staff discounts, gym use and cycle to work scheme.


Plumpton College is a medium sized organisation with over 3000 students, a turnover of £22m and a rich and diverse business portfolio aligned to the needs of the land based and rural sector across the South East. The college has a clear strategic plan, excellent resources and a drive for continuous quality improvement.

Reporting directly to the Deputy Principal, the Estates Manager Health is responsible for development and implementation of our Estates strategy. This includes the management of major projects and the ongoing maintenance of the college facilities and its estate. This is a cross-college role with significant responsibilities which support the overall customer experience, the maintenance of exceptional safety standards and the continual development of the College’s reputation as an exemplar facility.

The successful candidate must have proven experience of buildings and facility management as well as a successful track record in operating in a client role for the delivery of building and refurbishment projects. Line management experience as well as the ability to drive efficiencies in resource utilisation is also essential. 

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency days at Christmas), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and free on-site parking.

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website

Closing date for applications: 20th August 2022

Interviews will be held: TBC

Plumpton is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Applying for this role...

Please complete an application form and an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form and send to: or HR team, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex BN7 3AE.

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