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Estate and Maintenance Manager

£40,000 per annum

United Kingdom

Estate and Maintenance Manager

St Columb Major, Cornwall

Salary circa £40k

Retallack is a five-star luxury resort and spa in Cornwall, including over 138 properties, nestled within 100 acres of peaceful Cornish countryside and lakes just 5 miles from Padstow and Watergate Bay. The resort has a number of different facilities and activities on offer and is much more than your average holiday resort. You can indulge yourself in the restaurant over dinner, or relax in the spa and be pampered, you could work up a glow in the health club, have fun on the FlowRider or splash around at the Retallack Wake and Aqua Park, we have it all.

The Position

We are currently looking to recruit a highly skilled and experienced Estate Manager who has a solid background in either construction or maintenance. Reporting to the General Manager, you will be responsible for the efficient running of all areas of the estate as well as the maintenance functions across our busy five-star resort. You will be expected to prepare, plan and manage a planned maintenance programme for all areas of the resort.

You will manage a small team along with sub-contractors, delegating tasks to the team and supporting where necessary to ensure that all planned and reactive maintenance/grounds work is conducted in a safe, professional and efficient manner. You will ensure that all works are carried out to a high standard plus in line with current health and safety regulations and you will be responsible for monitoring and reporting on such activity.

Other duties include;

  • To effectively manage your department within a strict budgeted constraint.
  • To ensure that all maintenance tasks are recorded on the system, costed accordingly and completed in a timely manner.
  • To price works for internal projects as well as Lodge Owners to ensure the lodges are maintained to the required standard.
  • To ensure that all maintenance vehicles, equipment and stock items are secure and accounted for monthly and is maintained to a good working order.
  • To plan, implement and control a summer and winter works programme for repairs, maintenance and improvements.
  • To provide excellent customer service always, listening and responding to internal and external queries from staff, lodge owners and guests in an approachable, professional and friendly manner.

The Person

  • It is essential that the successful candidate has proven experience at a managerial level with considerable experience of undertaking reactive and planned grounds and maintenance works on a large leisure resort/holiday park or similar
  • Passionate to achieve excellence with a keen eye for detail
  • You must have experience of managing and developing a maintenance team of various trades and skills including sub-contractors
  • Must have some trade and maintenance experience with a sound understanding of the practical nature of general repairs including utilities
  • Must have excellent communication skills, you will have to discuss issues with lodge owners
  • Must be computer literate
  • Able to work under pressure and prioritise a busy workload accordingly
  • Well organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Due to the location you must be a driver with your own vehicle

If you have the passion, experience and would like to be part of our team then we would love to hear from you!



Retallack Resort
SectorFarm Operative/ Farm Sprayer/ Driver
Job TypePerm
RecruiterThird Party Employer
Job ID48618

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