Birmingham City Council

Estates and Facilities Business Partner

Summit Learning Trust - Central Team, c/o Ninestiles School, Hartfield Crescent, Birmingham, B27 7QG
£35,745 to £43,857
30 Sep 2021
15 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details

Hours per week: 36.5 per week, all year round

Contract Type: Permanent

Summit Learning Trust - Central Team

c/o Ninestiles School

Hartfield Crescent


B27 7QG

Telephone Number: 0121 628 1311

Email Address:

Job Start Date: As soon as possible

Are you passionate about delivering and supporting a high-quality estates and facilities service and enjoy making a difference in being part of an effective team?

Summit Learning Trust has a great opportunity to recruit an Estates and Facilities Business Partner to join our established site teams who play a critical part in providing day to day support for our 8 academies. Whilst you’ll join the central trust team, you will be allocated to work across 2 academies, so it’s key that you have a flexible approach to work and the ability to travel between sites.

Your main role will be to provide the strategic leadership and daily management for estates in the Academies and line manage, support and develop the Senior Site Managers along with their site teams.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate that they have previous relevant experience in an estates or facilities role together with project managing estates related build projects. Ideally you will have experience of working within a school setting but this is not essential.

You will also have relevant Health and Safety Premises Management experience and have the following certification/training, Legionella, Asbestos, Risk Assessment and Fire Training. Having experience of producing and managing Estates budgets, tenders and sourcing quotes and ensuring all financial regulations are complied with is also essential for this role.

Summit Learning Trust is a group of seven schools and one 6th Form College, in Birmingham and Solihull. Staff work within a friendly, supportive working atmosphere and many staff are long serving. The Trust offers free parking, an on-site restaurant and opportunities for continuing professional development.

About the Trust

Why work for us?

The Trust offers:

• a strong focus on staff care and wellbeing

• high quality training and support in and across academies

• a clear career pathway

• employee assistance programme

• employee discount schemes

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Closing Date: 15 October 2021, 12 midday

Interviews are scheduled to take place w/c 18 October 2021.

For an application form and further details, please visit the Trust website

Completed application forms should be submitted to

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

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