Head of Estates Development, Property and Space

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
c. £75,000 p.a. level plus excellent benefits
Posted
05 Sep 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
BD/14916
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

London Metropolitan University is seeking to recruit a Head of Estates Development, Property and Space to take up a key leadership role within the Estates Team.

London Metropolitan University (London Met) is a striving and ambitious institution committed to transforming the lives of its students through excellent education.  We are committed to making education available to people from all walks of life, creating and advancing social justice, social mobility and access to opportunity and professions. Our graduates benefit personally, but also contribute to society, culture, public services and the economy in all areas of London, the UK and around the world.

Reporting to the Director of Estates, the Head of Estates Development, Property and Space is responsible for leading the strategic development and effective utilisation of the University’s estate including master planning, capital programme/project delivery, space strategy/management and property management. This is a senior influential role created to ensure the long-term development and provision of the London Met estate supports the University’s ambitions.

We are seeking an individual with demonstrable experience of leading and delivery property strategy and estate development programmes across large-scale and complex estate portfolios at a senior and strategic level.  You will be adept at understanding the core activities and needs of an organisation and formulating plans to provide estate provision to support these.  The ability to lead programmes ensuring the effective utilisation and optimisation of the estate as both enabler to University activities and as a means to generate income is key in this role.

The role calls for an individual with proven leadership skills with a strong focus on delivering excellent customer experience.  It is anticipated that you will have a relevant technical background in the estates and property industry, supported by a relevant professional qualification.

This role provides the opportunity for a motivated professional to take up a senior estate development and property leadership role across a diverse London-based estate portfolio within an ambitious and aspirational organisation.   The Candidate Brief can be viewed at https://online.flippingbook.com/view/607584/

To arrange a confidential briefing discussion to learn more please contact our retained search advisor Ben Duffill (ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk) at The Management Recruitment Group on 0203 962 9900.

Closing date for applications is 22nd September 2019.  Final interviews will be held on during w/c 21st October 2019.