Senior Facilities Manager

Senior Facilities Manager


Start Date: ASAP

Contract Type:  Full time, 37 hours per week, all year round

Contract: Term:   Permanent

Location:  The post holder will be based at one of our sites, initial location to be confirmed, but will be required to work across the Trust and regularly travel to our other sites

Salary:  N9, £ 39,571 - £42,614

Gosforth Group is a fast growing multi-academy trust (MAT) currently comprising of 6 academies, two of which opened in September 2021, and a central MAT team.  We are looking to appoint a Senior Facilities Manager who will work across the Trust and play an important role in supporting the MAT’s growth plans. This is a newly established post, forming a key part of the central MAT Estates and Facilities team.

Working closely with the MAT Director of Estates and Facilities Management and Site Facilities Managers, the Senior Facilities Manager will be responsible for the operational planning, management and delivery of the MAT Hard and Soft facilities management service. This role will also act as the lead for all operational matters in relation to the MAT’s PFI schools.  

The Senior Facilities Manager will ensure all the MAT’s assets comply with legal and regulatory standards; that policies and procedures are robust, forward looking environmentally and that academies are safe places of learning. Naturally, they will provide a proactive, customer-focussed facilities service, ensuring consistency in approach across the MAT.

The successful candidate will be able to clearly demonstrate previous experience in Facilities Management within a diverse, multi-site, multi-stakeholder environment. They will be a creative thinker and have excellent communication, negotiation and time management skills along with a meticulous attention to detail.

This is an exceptional opportunity to make a difference within a growing, diverse multi-academy trust.

For further details please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for this post.

Gosforth Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance.

Please email your application form to (or if you have any queries).    Alternatively visit our website

Closing date is 09:00 on Wednesday 6th July 2022