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Facilities Manager 

Start Date: As soon as possible

We have an exciting opportunity to join the team at Great Dixter as Facilities Manager, as part of the senior management team. This is a permanent position working 40 hours per week, including some weekends.

The primary responsibility of the role is delivery of the maintenance and preservation programme for Great Dixter House and estate.

The role will plan and manage all buildings & facilities works, property security, Health & Safety within the annual budget and lead and manage any building, conservation or development projects.

The Facilities Manager has the support of the Property Services Team and the Estate team and part of the role will be to nurture, support and develop these team members and ensure they are effective in their roles and support the wider objectives of Great Dixter.

The role also has responsibility to lead on sustainability across the site, create a strategy to improve the sustainability of all activities at Great Dixter and support Fergus Garrett enhance biodiversity.

In return Great Dixter offer a market rate salary and benefits package, together with flexible working practices where available. If you are interested, please contact Emma Roberts [email protected].

Deadline for applications: 31 May 2024

Further information:

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Facilities Manager JD and Person Specification

Deadline for applications: 31 May 2024

Seasonal guides required for conducting house tours at Great Dixter House and Gardens. 

Our team of House Guides work on a rota basis and new guides are required for approximately three hours per week initially including some weekends. 

You will need to be welcoming & confident enough to talk to a large group. French or German speaking an advantage. 

Please send your CV to Amanda Taggart at [email protected]


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