Job Introduction

Here at Skipton Building Society we have an excitingopportunity to join us as our new Premises Manager. The purpose of this role isto lead, coordinate and manage the ongoing schedule of our workspace environmentsacross our Head Office and Branch networks. You’ll do this by liaising withexternal consultants where necessary, working with stakeholders across thebusiness and providing advice on property matters.

This will be a really varied role for the successfulcandidate and you will be responsible for a number of things across thepremises department. One of the main areas you will get involved in will be therefurbishments, maintenance and repair of our Branch Network. This will includeprioritising refurbishments/repairs based on branch and regional requirementsas well as design options, ensuring budget and timescales are met and thenecessary support is provided by various teams across the business.

You will regularly review departmental workloads and agree priorities withvarious stakeholders from across the Society to meet business needs in agreedtimescales. You will have oversight and manage the budgets for Premises,ensuring value for money and capture cost savings where possible. You’ll haveaudit actions that will need reviewing and meeting in a timely manner with anyfindings and learnings cascaded to the appropriate colleagues. In addition,you’ll be expected to regularly review legislative changes and ensure allchanges and processes meet any and all legal requirements.

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone with the ability to influence,engage and work in partnership with stakeholders at all levels so first-classpeople skills and strong communication is essential within the role. The tasksyou’ll complete within the role will need you to have excellent negotiatingskills in order to successfully deliver within plan and budget.

We’re looking for a passionate and enthusiastic leader, as amanager you will be responsible for the line management of your direct reports.This will include ensuring the individuals within the team understand what isexpected of them and have appropriate objectives in place. You’ll hold monthlyone to ones and regular catch ups to monitor your team’s performance.

The right person for the role will have a breadth of knowledge in CAD, BuildingRegulations and planning. In addition, you will be a member of CIAT (CharteredInstitute of Architectural Technologists) with strong experience in a similarrole in commercial property/facility management.

Ideal Candidate

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About Skipton Building Society

At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.

We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues’ unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.

Why Work For Us

We’re committed to payingour people fairly for the role they undertake and provide a wide range ofbenefits to support our colleagues’ finances and wellbeing, including ourEmployee Assistance programme, the opportunity to buy extra holidays andshopping discount vouchers You’ll be able to shape your career within your team and can expect astructured learning and development programme where you’ll be valued recognisedand rewarded.

 More information on our benefits can be found here

Skipton are an equalopportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled orqualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability,religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age