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Reserve Forces & Cadets Association
Northern Ireland



23 September 2021

A vacancy has arisen for the post of Head of Estates with the Reserve Forces and Cadets Association for Northern Ireland (RFCA NI). This is a full-time post based at our Head Office in Belfast.

The successful candidate will be required to supply advice to the Chief Executive and Board of RFCA (NI) and is responsible for the effective delivery of hard and soft Facilities Management (FM) services to a variety of Reserve and Cadet properties across the region through management of the estates team.

The successful applicant will have a professional third-level qualification in a building, surveying or construction related discipline and ideally hold membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors or similar. Ideally applicants should be able to demonstrate successful managerial experience in middle or senior Estates management positions.

The salary for the appointment at commencement is £40,000 (Crown Servant Grade C1 full-time post). The post holder will be required to work a 37 hour week (excluding lunchbreaks). The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Council of RFCA Pension Scheme which operates a Career Average Revalued Earnings Scheme (CARE).

The successful candidate will be required to serve a probationary period of six months and final confirmation of the appointment is dependent upon the satisfactory completion of this probationary period.

The successful candidate will be required to be Security Cleared (SC).

Application forms, together with a full Job Description are available from:

Interested Candidates are asked to return the application form along with a CV by noon on Friday 1st October. They may be sent by mail to RFCA for Northern Ireland, 25 Windsor Park Belfast BT9 6FR or emailed to the Administration Office:  It is anticipated that interviews will take place during the week commencing 18th October 2021.

The Reserve Forces and Cadets Association for Northern Ireland is committed to being an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from eligible candidates no matter what their gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin or religious belief.