Director of Estates and Facilities

Location
Canterbury
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
17 Oct 2018
Closes
11 Nov 2018
Job Role
Director, Surveyor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Director of Estates and Facilities

Competitive salary and benefits package

Steer the strategic direction of Estates and Facilities, create a culture of exceptional service and delivery focused on enhancing the student experience, and be part of a senior management team with ambitious and dynamic plans for the future.

For more than 50 years, Canterbury Christ Church University has been a big part of the Kent community, providing education which makes a real and positive difference to people’s lives. Inspired by our Church of England foundation, the University’s mission is to pursue excellence in higher education: transforming individuals, creating knowledge, enriching communities and building a sustainable future.

Read more at https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/about-us/our-mission-and-values/our-mission-and-values.aspx#5RPSC7IyTs1mjex8.99

Our network of campuses and centres stretches across Kent and Medway and is a vital part of local communities. We want all students and staff to achieve their full potential, which is why we are investing significantly in new facilities and an expanding academic portfolio of Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Creative Arts.

Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor, the new Director of Estates and Facilities will lead our exciting vision to transform the Canterbury Campus; opening contemporary spaces for learning, teaching and research, while celebrating the City’s rich heritage. Our £150m investment over the next 10 to 15 years will provide a campus for the 21st century which students, staff and the wider community can enjoy.

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 michael.hewlett@mrgpeople.co.uk or Ben Duffill ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk 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 11th November 2018.

The formal panel interview is set for Wednesday 12th December 2018.

To apply for this role, or for more information, please click the apply button. 

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