Director of Estates

Create a culture of exceptional service delivery focused on enhancing the student experience.  Be part of an ambitious senior management team with aspiring plans for the future.

The University of Law is one of the UK’s leading providers of legal education and training, working right at the heart of the legal profession. We bring together teaching of the highest quality, a focus on practical skills and innovative learning styles to deliver perfect preparation for life in legal practice and ongoing professional development.

The University is in an ongoing, exciting period of growth and expansion with 2019 seeing us open two new campuses - Nottingham and Hong Kong - and further expanding our Business school offering both in the UK and in Berlin.  As a result of this growth and our ambitious future growth strategy, we are looking to recruit a Director of Estates.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, this is a standalone post but involves close contact with the management teams of all nine UK campuses (with a GIA of over 60,000sqm), four University satellite campuses and our campus in Hong Kong.  You will be responsible for the delivery of customer centred estates and facilities management services to underpin the University’s strategic and operational priorities. You will take full responsibility for all aspects of operational facilities management in addition to capital investment programmes.  You will be involved in but not limited to, acquisitions and fit out of new campuses, management of the Estate and facilities functions including supplier and financial performance, project delivery and customer satisfaction, KPI reporting and production of the Annual Report. 

We are seeking an exceptional leader with a proven track record of developing and implementing estate and property strategies across comparable large scale, diverse and technically complex portfolios. Positive, driven and a natural collaborator, you will possess excellent communication skills and commercial acumen with the intellectual confidence to succeed in a collegial and collaborative environment.

For a confidential discussion and/or the further particulars, please contact our retained advisors Michael Hewlett or Ben Duffill  or alternatively 020 8892 0115.  

The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to them.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 17th November 2019.

The formal panel interview is set for w/c Monday 25th November 2019.

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