Senior Estates Officer, Lisburn £15.21 ph

Location Lisburn, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary £28000 - £29000 per annum + PAID HOLIDAYS
Published 6 months ago
Start Date 09/05/2016
Contact Caitriona McKerr
Job Ref LIS0002376

Job Description

Grafton require a Senior Estates Officer for a vacancy in the Lisburn area

This role requires an immediate start

Hours of work: 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday

Salary: £28,746 per annum

Duties to include;

  • Provision of architectural and associated services to assist the Estates Manager with the implementation of the Boards works programme of new building, refurbishment and maintenance throughout Northern Ireland
  • Responsible for Health & Safety aspects as set out in Company's Health & Safety Policy
  • The promotion and support of the principles and practices of all aspects of fairness at work in accordance with Company's Equal Opportunities Policy
  • To effectively manage the attendance of staff within the established procedures
  • Compiling lists of acceptable contractors and obtaining references where necessary
  • Ensuring quotations and tenders are in place (advertising tenders if required)
  • Carrying out approximate costs of work required
  • Co-ordinating and liaising with all other departments pre and post contract
  • Liaising with other departments eg, Union Representatives, Area and Group Commanders
  • Liaising with and adhering to Building Control and Planning Departments
  • Liaising with bodies such as DOE Roads and Water, Specialist materials providers, Gas companies and Architects
  • Familiar with relevant legislation, eg Disability Discrimination Act, and ensuring that both new and existing contracts comply with these
  • Drawing up Grounds Maintenance schedules on an annual/biannual cycle
  • Organisation of monthly site meetings and circulating minutes to all relevant parties, ie Contractors, Sub-contractors and departments
  • Progress reports and monitoring
  • Management of pest control, general redecoration/aesthetic maintenance

Essential Criteria;

  • HND in Building/Estate Management + 5 years relevant experience


  • HNC in Building/Estate Management + 5 years relevant experience


  • Proof of using Architectural Software Packages for a minimum of 2 years in a working environment producing detailed construction drawings
  • Experience of managing staff in an office environment
  • Project management experience up to or exceeding £300,000
  • Current driving licence

Desirable criteria;

  • A degree in a Building or Estate Management related discipline with a minimum of 2 years experience in a busy Estate Management office
  • Membership of BIAT, RSUA, RIBA, RICS or other construction related professional bodies

Please send CV to or click the APPLY button to be considered for this role

For more information call 02892667585

Only applicants who meet the essential criteria will be contacted