Head of Estates

Contract Type
Part-Time, Permanent
Property, Public Sector
Birmingham, Bristol, London, Warrington
Roles based in London will receive an additional London Weighting of £3,424.
Expiry Date
The NCA has an estate across the UK and has a 10 year Estates Strategy to ensure that our sites continue to meet the current and evolving needs of the Agency as it leads the UK’s fight to cut serious and organised crime.

Job Description

This role is for the Head of Estates with responsibility for leading the three key estates functions; estates transformation, facilities management and the asset management of property portfolio. It is a key part of the Corporate Business Services leadership team.

Estates Transformation will lead on managing the delivery of the Estates Strategy once the premises for the future have been confirmed; managing reconfigurations where the agency elects to remain in current premises; fit outs in newly acquired premises and exit from redundant premises.

Facilities Management – ensuring the NCA estate is safe, secure and compliant and is fit for the use of our officers to carry out the NCA mission of leading the fight against serious and organised crime. Our facilities management is delivered by a third party supplier and the process is underway to replace the current contract when it expires in June 2023. The key role going forward will be in managing and supporting the FM team to ensure continued performance by the incumbent whilst going through the process of tendering and mobilising a new contract.

Asset management in this context refers to the management of the relationships with landlords and local authorities, including leases, licences, memoranda of terms of occupancy, service charges and national non-domestic rates. Over the next 10 years it is anticipated that the NCA estates strategy will be delivered which will change the footprint of the national estate including premises acquisitions, disposals and entering into different arrangements to share premises with law enforcement partners,

Each of these three functions has a team associated with it, FM and Asset Management are led by Senior Managers with responsibility for a team; Transformation is delivered by a team largely compromising Senior Managers’ who will report to the Head of Estates; with a matrix function to the Programme Manager for the Estates Programme in the Change Team.