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Deputy Director (Estates Services)

£62,183 - £72,059

UK / Greater London

Estates & Facilities Management

Permanent

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Michael Hewlett
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Michael joined MRG in January 2008 to launch our higher education division specialising in non-academic appointments across estates and facilities management, student accommodation and professional services. He personally appoints to Director of Estates and leadership roles which have increasingl

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Job Description

REF: 15578
Posted: 07 September 2020
Closes: 04 October 2020
  1. South Bank University (LSBU) is one of London's largest and oldest universities with over 18,000 students and 2,000 staff. Since 1892, the University has been providing vocationally-relevant, accredited and professionally recognised education.

LSBU has a large and diverse Central London estate portfolio with over 20 buildings totalling 120,000m2 in size. The University is constantly looking to develop and extend the benefits of its location and the features of its varied landscape with investments and improvements that constantly further enhance our student offer.

Reporting to the Director of Director of Estates and Academic Environment (EAE), the Deputy Director of EAE (Estates Services) will lead the Estate Services team in the strategic direction, implementation and management of all FM, space management and estates information management across our diverse estate. This is a large team encompassing a core internal team of c. 25 in addition to c.300 colleagues engaged via external FM providers. The varied remit includes all aspects of soft facilities services (security, catering, cleaning, portering) in addition to space management, moves management and management of the CAFM/estates information systems.

The successful candidate will possess demonstrable experience of leading a facilities and workplace management function across a comparable multi-site property portfolio. You will be a strong communicator with extensive experience in leading a ‘best in class’ customer facing team of both directly employed and contracted staff. This role will suit professionals who enjoy taking full day to day operational responsibility in addition to fully participating in long-term planning of a consumer led portfolio.

For a briefing discussion please contact our retained advisors Michael Hewlett (michael.hewlett@mrgpeople.co.uk) and Ben Duffill (ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk) of The Management Recruitment Group on 0203 962 9900. Applications should consist of a CV and Covering Letter and should be sent to michael.hewlett@mrgpeople.co.uk.

The closing date for applications is 4th October 2020.