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Higher Executive Officer

  • Location:

    Ashford, Kent

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

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  • Salary:

    Up to £15.11 per hour

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:


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  • Startdate:

    Aug 2021

Job Description

Our public sector client is currently looking for a diligent and trustworthy Higher Executive Officer to start ASAP.

Pay £15.11 ph

Location - Sevington, Nightingale Close

Full time , 37 hrs pw

Monday - Friday

Long term ongoing role

HEO key Priorities: The role is primarily to support the contract manager and SEO in the delivery (through the appointed service operator) of a legally compliant, safe, secure and operationally effective Border Control Post facility which is located at Sevington.

  • Responsibility for overseeing facilities management delivery at the border control post as determined by the SEO team leader
  • Plan, schedule and liaise with customers (and the FM service contractor) to organise and carry out audits to ensure a compliant (statutory, safety and contractual) border control post facility
  • Key responsibility to ensure any follow up actions to compliance/action plans are completed and closed (especially in relation to fire safety and HSE);
  • Act as a point of contact for customer and stakeholder; to develop, build and maintain a good working relationship and reputation as a reliable source of informed knowledge and experience; taking responsibility for owning and resolving issues;
  • Monitor management information (data and transactional activity) identifying trends, to ensure the Border Control Pots facility is working to defined processes and procedures;
  • Authorising and responsible for ensuring agreed works orders are completed, verified and auditable, within defined financial processes;
  • Working with and within a team (a team player):
  • Working within a facilities management or building services environment, with customer facing interaction;
  • Knowledge of health & safety management relating to delivering a safe and compliant Estate (depending on role);
  • Project management ? coordinating and managing quality and budgets within set deadlines (desirable but not essential as training can be given);
  • Managing and analysing data and carrying out research to identify trends and inform decisions;
  • Providing advice on procedures and processes and recommending improvements and alternative courses of action;
  • Effective communication skills with a broad range of colleagues and stakeholders (orally and in writing):
  • Working on own initiative and prioritising workload to meet conflicting objectives
  • Attention to detail
  • Competent IT skills

Desirable, but not essential:

  • Member of BIFM (British Institute of Facilities Management) or equivalent
  • IOSH (health & safety)
  • Project Management techniques
  • Knowledge of Buy4Defra and management of financial records


If you are interested please apply below and we will be in touch shortly.


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