Head of Estates Compliance Services

Posted 6 months ago by University of Nottingham
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £51,630 to £61,618 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Sector Construction HSE
Posted 6 months ago
Apply by Friday, 30 August 2019

The University of Nottingham is a pioneering university that provides an exceptional education and an outstanding student experience. We deliver world-leading research that transforms lives and societies, and we are consistently ranked among the world’s top 100 universities (QS). We pioneer a global education, with campuses in Asia and the UK. Continual investment in a world-class estate delivers award-winning campuses, buildings and facilities which are unrivalled in providing inspiring places and spaces for our staff and students to research, teach and study.

The Estates and Facilities Department at the University of Nottingham provides strategic and operational services support to the University infrastructure, buildings and landholdings. We are a large and diverse department employing approximately 1100 people and provide a wide range of services across our U.K sites.

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and experienced person to take on a new role of Head of Compliance Services to be responsible for all strategic and operational matters relating to health and safety planning and management across the department. This strategic role will lead, inspire and shape the direction for our Department on all Health and Safety legislative and regulatory compliance matters and will be responsible for promoting and developing a positive safety culture within the department.

The successful candidate will work in collaboration with the University of Nottingham Safety Office to review safety policies and guidelines providing updates on new or amended health and safety legislation ensuring changes are communicated and implemented across the Estates and Facilities department. You will manage the Estates and Facilities Compliance Management System and will be responsible for the internal monitoring and auditing of health and safety procedures providing compliance reports to senior university management as required.

Candidates should have a relevant Estates & Facilities degree relating to Asset and Building Management, Engineering, health and safety or other relevant qualification with experience in the management of statutory compliance and possess or be working towards the NEBOSH Health & Safety Diploma qualification. It is also essential that you have comprehensive and demonstrable practical experience in the application of all legal and practical aspects of estates and construction related health, safety and compliance.

This role is available on a permanent basis. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours). Job share arrangements may be considered.

To apply please use the following link

The University of Nottingham is committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. We provide a range of benefits, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes. We also offer an excellent holiday allowance of 30 days per year, plus additional university closure days and bank holidays.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Butler, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Please quote ref. NHE277519.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

Closing Date: 30th August 2019.