Yard & Facilities Manager

    Employer Riseholme College

    Location Lincolnshire

    Industry Facilities

    Contract Full Time

    Job Type Fixed Term

    Salary £22,293

    Deadline 26/03/2018


    Bishop Burton College is one of the leading land-based Colleges in the UK with strong and sustained growth in student numbers. We provide Further Education and Higher Education at our Campuses at Bishop Burton College near Beverley, and at Riseholme College near Lincoln.

    This includes a brand new Showground Campus featuring state of the art teaching environments, engineering workshops, sports facilities, world class laboratories and an industry leading animal management unit.

    At our Bishop Burton campus we have undergone a multi-million pound campus development programme including significant investment in state of the art teaching and learning facilities, sports facilities, a commercially run farm and an international standard equestrian facility.

    Full Time (including some weekends and evenings) — 10 months Fixed Term

    This is a very exciting time for the College, amongst many other activities, we are hosting the FEI Pony European Championships in 2018, organising the Lincolnshire Horse Trials and organising and hosting the Bishop Burton Horse Trials.  The Equestrian Centre at Riseholme College, has enviable facilities and, provides practical riding and work experience for our students.  In addition to the services we currently provide we have an opportunity to develop commercial activity at the Riseholme campus where there are a large range of equine facilities to utilise.

    Reporting to and deputising for the Equine Director, you will teach riding skills to students and external customers, be responsible for the care and welfare of all horses in College care and supervise, motivate and guide students and staff, liaising with academic teams to ensure the effective delivery of practical work experience. You will also contribute to and deliver the business plan for the Riseholme Equestrian Centre as well as developing and organising equine events and competitions at all College campuses.

    Enthusiastic and self-motivated you should also have relevant and recent experience in a large equine commercial enterprise and a BHSAI or equivalent qualification.  You must be able to turn out horses and the yards to a high standard and organise staff and yard routines effectively.