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Head of Facilities Management

  • £70,000 - £75,000
  • Permanent
  • Kidlington, UK
  • 18901

Head of Facilities Management
£70,000 – £75,000 plus excellent benefits

Deliver innovative FM services across a diverse and complex multi-site estate portfolio that provides societal impact.

Thames Valley Police is the largest non-metropolitan force in England and Wales and has a substantial portfolio spread across the three counties of Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire. The Force polices a wide variety of locations, including major towns and cities, such as Oxford, Reading and Milton Keynes, as well as extensive rural communities and a number of thriving market towns.

The Force has a significant and diverse property portfolio of some 140,000 sq m comprising of a variety of property types including police stations, residential accommodation, training facilities, industrial assets, and various specialist facilities.

The Head of Facilities is a member of the Property Services Department’s Senior Management Team with overall responsibility for the delivery of a wide range of FM services and contracts covering the whole of the force area. This is a challenging and varied role with a force-wide remit and requires the post-holder to possess in depth experience in providing a high standard of customer service in the delivery of a range of both hard and soft FM services.

Experience of working in the public sector is not essential, however we are seeking candidates that demonstrate an understanding and enthusiasm for the positive contribution that buildings and the estate makes towards the delivery of operational policing for Thames Valley Police.  The post would suit individuals who enjoy delivering transformation and change to enhance service delivery.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to develop their career in a client-side, facilities management leadership role, responsible for a large and varied estate portfolio. 

Further information and a copy of the candidate information pack can be found on the following link: Head of Facilities Management

To arrange a confidential conversation to discuss the opportunity in more depth, please contact our retained advisor: Michael Hewlett ( of The Management Recruitment Group.

Applications should consist of a comprehensive CV and a covering letter (of not more than 2 pages) and should be sent to All direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to MRG.

Closing date for applications is 24th March 2024.

First stage interviews with MRG are scheduled for w/c 25th March 2024.
Interviews with TVP are anticipated to be held during the week commencing April 24th 2024.

At Thames Valley Police, we are committed to better reflect the communities that we serve.  We encourage applications from our underrepresented communities including all ethnic or religious backgrounds, LGBTQ+, women and those with disabilities. 
Within our organisation we have a number of active staff support networks.  We are proud to be a ‘Disability Confident’ Level 2 ‘Employer’ that is supported by RAMP – our dedicated reasonable adjustments process.   For more information, please visit our ‘Supporting You’ page on our website,

We are also proud to have a Positive Action and Engagement team who can provide support and guidance to anyone from a Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic background throughout the Police Officer recruitment process as well as advise on career development and progression.  They can be contacted via:  

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