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Start date February 2019

EARFCA have a vacancy for a Client Side Building Surveyor / Facilities Manager, (Pay Band C2,) based at its Headquarters in Chelmsford, Essex, with responsibility for Reserve and Cadet properties in the East Anglian area.

East Anglia RFCA is one of 13 RFCAs across the UK and widely recognised as the most valuable, knowledgeable and authoritative body in support of the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force Reserve Forces and Cadet Organisations in East Anglia. The Association is an arms-length public body, apolitical and independent from the Ministry of Defence although funded by it to deliver its three mandated Defence outputs of managing the Reserve and Cadet Estates, Community and Employer Engagement, and support to Cadets.

Applicants will possess a sound working knowledge of current building regulations, be experienced in budgetary control and be computer literate.  They will be responsible to the Head of Estates for the preparation and control of major and minor works projects; control of a budget; carrying out annual building inspections and preparation of related maintenance plans; preparation of specifications and invitations to tender, and letting of works orders.  The post-holder will be required to travel throughout the East Anglian area.

The starting salary is £31,696 per annum in addition to the following benefits:

  • a generous pension scheme
  • access to a works vehicle
  • 25 days paid holiday per annum (rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service) plus 9 Public/ Privilege days
  • a performance-related bonus scheme

The appointment commences with a probationary period of twelve months.

Interested candidates should forward a full CV together with a covering letter detailing their suitability for the role to:

East Anglia RFCA

250 Springfield Road




01245 244802


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

Closing date for applications is 1200hrs Monday 07 January 2019. Interviews for selected candidates will be held January 2019 with a view for the successful candidate to start in February 2019.

If you are interested in working for us but the above are not for you, please e-mail and we will add you to our Vacancies mailing list.

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