Premises Manager / Schools Site Manager

Facilities Management
214675 Requisition #

Premises Manager / Schools Site Manager


Location: Welling School, Bexley

Business Area: PFI Facilities Management – Bexley Schools

Contract: Permanent, full time - 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Salary: circa £28,000 depending on experience


Delivering contracts. Creating communities. Developing careers.


The Kier Facilities Management team offers an incredibly wide range of innovative management and maintenance solutions, right across the UK - from the RAF Duxford base that welcomes over 20,000 visitors a year, to local fire stations that help protect millions of people. We’re a crucial part of Kier Places, providing hard and soft facilities management to hundreds of Government department sites and public buildings - offering you a role that will challenge and reward you, every single day.


Kier Places are recruiting now for a Premises Manager / Schools Site Manager to manage and deliver FM services to the school site and associated users, on our contract with Bexley Schools, on the Welling School site.


Key Responsibilities

In this exciting role as a Premises Manager / Schools Site Manager, you will coordinate the provision of planned and reactive maintenance across the site, supervising the onsite team and ensuring the work requirements are aligned to the needs of the contract. You’ll also provide training support to the onsite FM team and have a visible presence on the school site to react to any incident or school management request.


What are we looking for?

The ideal Premises Manager / Schools Site Manager candidate will have previous experience within an FM or PFI discipline, with a solid understanding of health and safety legislation. You’ll also have a good understanding of the FM service, and the demands of the client and will have developed positive working relationships with schools, staff and governors. You’ll also lead by example, understand the contractual laws and understand the distinction between a customer and contractual requirements.


What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days’ annual leave + bank holidays (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday) together with two employee Share Scheme options (Sharesave and Share Incentive Plan). To find out more about the rewards and benefits at Kier, click here.


Pre-employment checks

It’s worth remembering that if you are successful, we’ll undertake the relevant / standard pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job. This includes taking up your references, verifying your right to work in the UK, verifying your driving licence (if applicable) and a health assessment.


Due to the nature of this role, you will also be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case by case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant’s criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us). Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.


Delivering contracts. Creating communities. Developing careers. Join us today as a Premises Manager / Schools Site Manager.


Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.


Kier is committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all of our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. If you’d like to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion at Kier, you can contact the team by emailing

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these.


Closing Date: 8th December 2021


Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.


Recruitment Agencies - opportunities at Kier are managed by our internal recruitment team. We are unable to accept unsolicited CVs and communications from external recruiters. If there is a specific business need a member of the recruitment team will engage with agencies who have signed up to our PSL to ensure all CV’s are uploaded onto our portal to be considered. For further information, visit our Careers Help page.

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