Starting salary from £59,828 to £73,539 plus excellent benefits
Based in Leeds, with travel
Unipol is a unique student housing charity, established in 1975. We are passionate about helping students find the best housing. We provide help and assistance to students renting in the private sector. Unipol is not only at the centre of student housing but is involved at every level: information, advice, policy development and setting accreditation schemes, measuring and checking standards. We also own and operate a sizable portfolio across Leeds, Nottingham and Bradford offering a high standard of accommodation.
With the upcoming retirement of the existing postholder we are seeking to make the crucial appointment to the post of Deputy Chief Executive. Reporting to and deputising for the Chief Executive, the Deputy Chief Executive is a key role tasked with leading the core operational areas of the organisation. This role will provide strategic and operational leadership, managing four key strategic areas including Housing, Standards, Hub Services and IT & Communications. You will play a pivotal role in future development of the organisation as the ever-changing landscape of higher education provision and student housing continues to develop.
We are seeking an individual with strong operational leadership and management experience gained across a diverse portfolio of services, probably gained in a higher education academic services, student services, student experience or student accommodation setting.
You will have exceptional leadership skills, with a proven ability to lead and motivate senior managers and to cultivate a strong customer service culture. Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills are essential, as is the ability to build credibility and develop productive working relationships both internally and with external stakeholders.
The role offers a unique and compelling opportunity to take up a senior leadership role within an organisation that is influential at a national level.
For a confidential discussion and/or the Candidate Brief please contact our retained advisor Hayley Mintern of The Management Recruitment Group on email@example.com or 0208 892 0115.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 13th January 2019.
Interviews will take place at the Unipol HQ in Leeds during w/c 28th January 2019.