Estates Bursar- Interim- 12 months

Benenden School enjoys a beautiful and historic 250 acre parkland setting in the Weald of Kent.They are now seeking a full-time Interim Estates Bursar for an initial period of 12 months.

The Interim Estate’s Bursar’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:
*Managing all aspects of running and maintaining the School estate and its facilities.
*Managing minor building development projects.
*Working with the Project Consultant and Project Manager to support the School’s building projects.
*Ensuring the School is at all times fully compliant with regards to ISI, H&S and all elements of legislation as required in this role.
*Acting as the School’s representative with architects, professional advisers and contractors for some H&S and Fire Risk Assessment.
*Inputting to and managing estates implications of School strategy.
*Working closely with the Senior Management Team and members of the Bursarial team for work which affects their areas of expertise, in particular, Finance for budgeting and forecasting, Housekeeping for completion of works and any area affecting the general working of the School which impacts on that area of work;

Staff Management
*Responsible for a team including H&S Administrator, Helpdesk Administrator, Site Maintenance team members.
*Managing staff performance including annual appraisals.
*Ensuring all training is up to date.
Estate Management
*Managing minor building development projects in close co-operation with the Director of Finance and Operations and the Headmistress.
*Managing major projects except when a Project Director is appointed, in which case will work closely with them providing all necessary information and documentation.
*Working closely with the Director of Finance and Operations to prepare or have prepared plans and specifications for refurbishment extensions and new buildings. If an external project manager is not appointed, to act as project manager.
*Overseeing the daily maintenance of all areas of the School including the handling of minor repair requests to ensure they are completed.
*Managing the intruder alarms, coded door entry system and general security of the estate.
Safety, Health and The Environment
*The post requires the individual to act as the Health & Safety Officer for the School and is responsible to the Director of Finance and Operations, Deputy Head and Headmistress for all matters SH&E. The post-holder is required to actively manage this key function, to ensure appropriate compliance with health and safety legislation at all times. This responsibility will include undertaking risk assessments, contractor safety checks and fire safety.
*Managing of waste systems including measures to minimise waste and maximise recycling and reuse.
*Ensuring compliance with all relevant waste legislation and forward planning to ensure future compliance.

Contractors
*Managing the Grounds contractor and monitor service against service level agreements as set out in the formal contract. The contractor is responsible for the general maintenance of playing fields, landscaped areas, gardens, drives and open spaces.
*Monitoring the performance of outside contractors. Maintaining the register of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) documentation for contractors.

Maintenance and Improvement
*Developing and overseeing the rolling programme of maintenance and improvement, to include the preparation of planning schedules and cost plans, and procuring contractors.

Utilities Management
*Effective management of all utilities provision to effectively maximise the purchasing power of Benenden School.
*Monitoring usage to minimise wastage.
*Adopting appropriate methods to ensure continuity of supply of services and business continuity.

MIS
*Developing and provision of comprehensive and transparent planning and budgeting documentation and progress reporting.

Other
*Responsible for Disaster Recovery and BCM planning and testing.
*Managing effectively delegated budgets.
*Managing the maintenance of department vehicles.
*Actively contribute as required during the school’s occasions/functions when the assistance of all departments is required and to participate in the life of the School as required by the Headmistress and Director of Finance and Operations.
*Working with other staff to maintain effective communication systems, particularly between staff and other outside contractors, as appropriate.
*Ensuring customer relations are maintained at the highest possible standard on all occasions.
*Positively promoting the School on all appropriate occasions.
*Working with colleagues to promote and maintain high standards of professionalism in the operations, maintenance and development of facilities of the School.
*Undertaking such other comparable duties as detailed by the Headmistress/Director of Finance and Operations.

Pre-Employment Checks

Any offer of employment will be subject to a minimum of two references satisfactory to the School, then a successful outcome of a medical questionnaire, checks of qualifications, right to work and identification. An offer of employment will also be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

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Sales Director / Senior Sales Manager

Sales Director/Sales Manager, North Kent, £45-60 basic + OTE, outstanding company and excellent product

We are currently recruiting for an outstanding International manufacturing organisation that are seeking to employ a Sales Manager / Sales Director to increase revenue channels. There is further scope to expand responsibilities within the Group for the right individual.

Duties:
-Manage all sales and marketing
-Expand core sales by developing a new customer base
-Development of a sales strategy and plan
-Manage existing customer base, incl. key accounts
-Implement decisive change with process improvements
-Active hands-on management required as well as bringing on and building personal sales/accounts
-Strategically reviewing and amending of current sales performance
-Staff management – incl. targets, individual achievements, profitability
-Customer base management incl. sectors, sales channels, and products in order to define areas of success but also to implement change where required
-Monitoring and tracking results
-Tracking and reporting results of change/strategy implementation
-Reporting to the Group Managing Director for progress and updates incl. growth, you will also work closely with the Head of Finance and the Marketing Manager

Key skills:
-Experienced Sales Manager, with a proven track record, ready to step into a Designate role or a current Sales Manager seeking a new opportunity
-Ideally, will come from a manufacturing background with exposure of selling tangible products
-Previous background of successfully implementing sales strategies
-Lead from the front for sales approach incl. new business wins, account management, maximisation etc.
-A background in change implementation ideally with exposure to process changes
-Team management experience is essential incl. driving team to achieve targets, introduce new procedures and make changes where necessary to an established team
-Effective all-round communications skills
-Quick learner – product range and market knowledge
-Target driven, tenacious, conscientious with good decision-making skills
-Drivers’ license and own transportation

You will need to be a conscientious, innovative, and tenacious quick learner with outstanding communications and leadership skills to drive change and implement business-critical strategies

This role will require you to be based at Head Office in North Kent.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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