Property and Project Manager Job at Kirklees Council – Bradford


West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service


Full Time

Number of Jobs



Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw, Bradford

Position type



£44,863 to £46,845 per annum


This position will be predominantly based at Headquarters with some requirement for home working.

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the country’s leading fire and rescue services; to become part of a team where everyone plays their part in making West Yorkshire Safer.

Joining a first-rate organisation, you will have the job satisfaction of knowing each day that you are contributing to the success of one of just six metropolitan fire and rescue services in the UK, supporting over 950 firefighters who work round the clock to help people and save lives. This fantastic opportunity gives you the chance to make a real difference to safety and well-being of the people of West Yorkshire.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape and deliver the future redevelopment of the Fire Authority’s Estates portfolio at a time where the Fire Authority is investing significantly to ensure its buildings provide fit for purpose spaces in key locations to deliver a first-rate service to the people of West Yorkshire.

You will have proven experience working in a busy property and project role within an environment of comparable scale and complexity, be flexible and adaptable, with extensive skills and knowledge identifying and delivering programmes of works and property services in line with organisational strategies. You will be educated to degree level in a relevant subject with membership of a relevant professional body eg. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or Charted Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) as a desirable.

Applicants must also have a car available for work purposes with valid business insurance and a reliable home internet connection.

We offer an excellent package, including Local Government Pension Scheme, free parking, 37 hour flexible working week, an employee assistance programme, training and development, sports and social clubs with free use of gym.

We are a caring organisation, promote an environment of inclusivity and learning and welcome people from all walks of life – just as long as you can show commitment to our values such as integrity and teamwork.

If you can meet this challenge, we want to hear from you!

Please contact Richard Young, Head of Estates for further information on 07760 992133 or 01274 680070

For further details of this and all our vacancies and to apply online please visit www.wyfs.co.uk/careers. Closing date for all applications is 22/10/2021.

We are an equal opportunities employer; we value and celebrate equality, diversity & neurodiversity and inclusion. We particularly welcome candidates from communities that are currently under-represented at WYFRS, including women, Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic applicants and applicants with disabilities. We can offer support and adjustments for candidates and staff who experience barriers to work that result from health conditions or Specific Learning Differences, such as dyslexia.

WYFRS is a ‘Real Living Wage’ employer and have been rated ‘good’ by HMICFRS in all areas of our service.

Closing date

22 October 2021, 11:55 PM

Important Information

JD Property Manager Aug 2021.pdf – 104KB

About the Company

Company: Kirklees Council –

Company Location:  Bradford

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