Full Time: 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Salary range: £38,621 - £45,244 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Contract type: fixed-term for 12 months
Job reference: 21/047
The Royal Academy of Music is a creative and vibrant workplace with a diverse mix of students and staff from over 60 countries. Many of the world’s leading musicians and performers have studied with us and we are firmly focused on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in a number of disciplines, including Classical Performance, Composition, Opera, Jazz, and Musical Theatre. Integral to the musical training we offer is the opportunity to perform; in an average year, the Academy runs a vibrant programme of around 500 events.
The Estates Department is at the heart of the Academy and affects the experience of all those visiting the buildings. It is an extremely busy department covering a wide range of activities and operating in an environment which is open to the public. We are looking for an Deputy Head of Estates to join the Estates team and to support the Head of Estates. You will be responsible for all areas of operational estates management and the smooth running the facilities on a day-to-day basis. You are also responsible for proving a high level of service to staff, students, and visitors. Areas of management include all aspects of building security, maintenance, safety, soft services and the helpdesk.
The ideal candidate will have significant previous experience of estates, facilities and staff management along with knowledge of appropriate legislation including planning, health & safety, property, construction and procurement, The successful candidate will have proven previous experience, preferably from a creative public venue focused background, an appropriate professional qualification and also be an excellent communicator with outstanding customer service and planning skills.
Completed applications must be received by 10am on Monday 25 October 2021.
Interviews are expected to take place on-site week commencing 1 November 2021.
Enquiries or applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.
The Academy is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all students.
We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates and candidates with disabilities because we would like to increase the representation of these groups in these roles. We want to do this because we know greater diversity will lead to greater results for students.