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Coastal Estates Manager

06-02-24 02:02

About us

Our purpose is simple, to save lives at sea. Since the 19th century, our crews have been risking their lives to save those who are in danger of drowning. We’re looking for a Coastal Estates Manager to join our Estates Team. The RNLI provides a 24-hour lifeboat service from 238 stations and a seasonal lifeguard service on 240 beaches around the coast of the UK, ROI and the Isle of Man.

The built facilities and structures upon which these essential services depend are often in challenging and exposed locations, requiring a continuous programme of inspection, maintenance, installation and development.


Some of the benefits

  • Salary €57,744 – €63,000 (dependent on experience)
  • Home based flexible working
  • 26 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Outstanding pension scheme (contributions of up to 16% of basic salary)
  • Life assurance
  • Health and dental cashplan
  • Company vehicle

Your Role

The role of Coastal Estates Manager plays an integral part in supporting our lifesaving service through the safe, efficient and effective management of this unique and diverse infrastructure. You will have significant responsibility for an operational portfolio of buildings including the requirement to accurately assess conditions, specify and procure planned and emergency works, and monitor contractor performance against safety, quality and cost criteria.


This vacancy will be covering the coastline from Howth south around to Galway City including the Aran Islands.

About You

  • To be considered as the Coastal Estates Manager you will need extensive practical experience of managing building maintenance & construction works at a professional level, ideally in a maritime environment.
  • Educated to HNC level or equivalent in Building Construction or Civil Engineering or equivalent experience and desirably educated to degree level with membership of a professional body such as CIOB, RICS or ICE.
  • You will possess commercial and financial acumen, excellent IT and communication skills and the ability to work effectively at both strategic and operational levels. This will be matched with a highly motivated, organised approach, a thorough understanding of current maintenance procedures and an embedded attitude towards Health and Safety practices and regulations.
  • This vacancy will be covering the coastline from Howth south around to Galway City including the Aran Islands. The areas that the Coastal Estates Manager is responsible for will be revised from time to time. So, as a Coastal Estates Manager you will thrive in an environment where you are managing and delivering multiple concurrent projects over diverse geographical and technical areas, using skill and sound judgement to provide practical solutions to engineering problems safely and efficiently.

To apply

If you want to help support our organisation’s aim to reduce drowning, this could be the role for you. Please apply via the button shown. This post requires a valid driving licence.

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