Director of Facilities Services

Attractive Salary and Package
29 Nov 2018
14 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Director of Facilities Services                                                          

University of Glasgow

Attractive Salary and Package

The University of Glasgow has ambitious plans for the expansion of the Gilmorehill campus and by 2025 will have invested over £1bn in the facilities, transforming the campus and supporting the University’s ambition to be a world changing University.  Our growing campus, with landmark new buildings such as our new Learning and Teaching Hub, have given us the opportunity to take a fundamental look at and transform how we deliver customer-centric, high-quality facilities service to staff, students and visitors. 

This new Director level role, reporting into the Executive Director of Estates and Commercial Services, will lead a team of over 600, highly regarded staff who provide a service that is well received across the University. However, staff and student needs’ have changed, and new working environments are becoming increasingly complex, we must provide a service that is agile, focused and demonstrates value for money and affordability. The service is currently going through a major review and our new Director will be responsible for developing the senior leadership team, providing leadership and retaining operational effectiveness whilst embedding significant change across the service.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate significant professional experience at a senior level in either the private or public sector with a demonstrable track record in the delivery of new working models in facilities services. Our workforce is a major strength and it is important that you can demonstrate evidence of providing authentic leadership and being highly visible. Above all, you must evidence the delivery of complex plans that put the customer at the centre of everything you deliver, ensuring the continuous enhancement of their experience whilst still delivering value for money.

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Closing date for applications is midday Monday 14th January 2019.

The University of Glasgow is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from candidates who are currently underrepresented at this level.