Director of Estates and Facilities

The Management Recruitment Group
London, UK
10 Feb 2019
10 Feb 2019
Job Role
Finance Director
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Steer the strategic direction of estates & facilities, creating 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. Creativity has always been the hallmark of Goldsmiths. Academic excellence and imaginative course content combine to make a place where creative minds can thrive, and ideas are allowed to grow. Our courses and research activities span the arts, humanities, social sciences, cultural studies, computing, business and management across 18 academic departments. The QS World Rankings place us in the top five UK Universities for Art & Design and Communication & Media Studies. Goldsmiths is also in the UK's top 25 for the quality of our research, according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014 (based on research quality scores in the Times Higher Education subject rankings). Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Director of Estates and Facilities will be responsible for the delivery of a customer centred estates and facilities management service that play an integral role in supporting the University's 2018 - 2023 strategic plan. You will take full responsibility for the development and management of the University's Physical Environment and will inspire and manage our diverse team. The department spans the areas of capital development, estates operations, facilities management, commercial services and health and safety in addition to all elements of energy/sustainability. We are seeking an exceptional leader with a proven track record of developing and implementing property strategies across comparably 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 collegiate and collaborative environment. The candidate brief can be viewed at Closing date for applications is Sunday 17 th February 2019. To apply and/or to arrange a confidential briefing discussion, please contact our retained advisor Michael Hewlett of The Management Recruitment Group on .