Estate Manager

  • Job Reference: 01816778-1
  • Date Posted: 2 May 2024
  • Employer: East Anglia Reserve Forces and Cadets Association
  • Website:
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £35,290
  • Bonus/Benefits: Highly competitive defined benefit Pension Scheme
  • Sector: Government & Defence, Property & Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for a Permanent Full Time Estate Manager based in our headquarters in Chelmsford, Essex. However, if you are interested in the role but could not regularly commute to Chelmsford, flexible working in the East Anglia region will be considered for the right candidate.

Are you an organised individual with excellent numeracy and literacy skills, who is computer literate, able to learn new systems quickly and able to work with minimum supervision? Good communication and inter-personal skills are also required.

Range of tasks include:

  • Communication/Engagement and Stakeholder Management.
  • Programme Management.

Performance and Contract Management/Assurance.

This post is for 37 hours per week. This position attracts a current salary of £35,290 p.a. plus lots of additional benefits.

Additional benefits include:

  • Alternative working practices such as working from home
  • Up to 6 days Special Paid Leave for volunteering
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • 25 days annual leave rising (1 day per year) to 30 days after 5 years (previous HM Armed Forces service and previous service in the Public Sector may attract additional entitlement)
  • Ability to roll over up to 10 days annual leave per year
  • In addition to 8 public holidays per year you will also receive leave for HM The King’s birthday
  • 15 Days Special Leave a year period to for volunteer military reserve commitments
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support your wellbeing
  • Free on-site parking
  • Highly competitive defined benefit Pension Scheme
  • Access to a vehicle (subject to a full UK driving licence) for business travel

East Anglia Reserve Forces and Cadets Association (RFCA) is an arms-length public body of the Ministry of Defence, mandated to give advice to the Defence Council, manage the Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ estate, deliver community and employer engagement for Defence, and provide administration services to the Army Cadet Force.

The Estates team manage an impressive portfolio of around 200 Reserve Forces and Cadet sites across East Anglia and in addition to providing the management and upkeep of the estate, handle the acquisition and disposal of land and buildings, and adapt homes for injured service personnel.

Click here for the full job description. CVs and covering letters are to be returned to or via post to:

Estate Manager Vacancy, East Anglia RFCA, 250 Springfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6BU

Applicants will be asked to share examples of proactive behaviour, teamwork and problem-solving at interviews.

Closing date for applications is 1200hrs Tuesday 28 May 2024. Interviews for selected candidates will be held week commencing 03 June 2024 with a view to start the role in July 2024.