Buildings & Facilities Manager

    • Estates & Facilities Management
  • London
  • £40,000
  • Permanent

Website Oyster Partnership


The definition: “Being the only one of its kind; unlike anything else.”

I’m sure you know what the word means, but sometimes, when you have something truly unique, it’s good to remind people.

& What is so unique you ask?

Coram’s Fields.

In the heart of West London, there is a park.  This park is 7 acres of open space, including a playground, sports pitches, a wildlife area & community growing spaces, which welcomes around 150,000 visitors every year.

What I haven’t mentioned is the listed buildings, which are the only lasting remains of the Foundling Hospital built in 1739. These buildings are home to a wealth of community services, providing essential support for children, young people and families

What makes this place completely different is that the park exists for the sole benefit of children and young people & has done so for 86 years (Sorry sunbathers, this is not one for you!).

Not only is the place individual, the opportunity is too as you will be joining the company at a pivotal moment in their plans.

As their first Buildings and Facilitlies Manager, you will be responsible for every aspect of Coram’s Fields buildings, grounds and facilities management.

You won’t be alone hoever, as you’ll manage a team of seven, including a Senior Grounds Person, Sports Facilities Coordinator and a team of grounds and sport facilities workers.

The job is part desk based and part hands on, you can’t be afraid to get ‘stuck in’.  Due to this, a background being ‘ on the tools’ or being good at quick fixes is a plus!

You will be responsible for creating and carrying out preventative maintenance programmes also managing budgets and resources effectively.

As a key part of the senior management team, you’ll contribute to the future plans of the charity, working closely with the CEO to identify capital priorities and future Estates planning.  You’ll also work with the Fundraising Manager, to secure investment for these to further enhance the facilities they provide.

If this is something you’d like to know more about, then please reach out and find out more bp@oysterpartnership.com or look me up on LinkedIn (Bekah Pauley)

Diversity and inclusion matter to us. Coram’s Fields is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, from a diverse range of backgrounds. We strive for our workforce to be representative of the communities that we serve and we know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the families and children we work with.

Coram’s Fields is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of all children and young people. All those applying for a role with the charity, are subject to robust safeguarding checks and will need to demonstrate clearly, their commitment to safeguarding. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and all post holders are required to register with the DBS update service.

Oyster Partnership have partnered exclusively with Coram’s Fields. Any direct or third-party applications will be forwarded to Oyster Partnership. 

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