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Head of Buildings Operations


UK / Greater London

Estates & Facilities Management



Michael Hewlett
07972 579 938

Our higher education and public sector practice specialises in appointing to senior management posts across public services. We primarily represent higher education & research institutions but also partner with public venues, NHS, local/central government & charitable bodies. We


Job Description

REF: 16440
Posted: 12 November 2021
Closes: 02 January 2022

Consistently rated amongst the world's best universities, Imperial College London is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Imperial has one of the largest and most diverse university estate portfolios in the country, with over 500,000 sq.m of space predominately in Central and West London, and further operational, commercial and investment property interests elsewhere in the UK. The varied portfolio includes state of the art research facilities, a broad variety of teaching and learning spaces, student and private residences, sports and recreational facilities and commercial accommodation (including retail, office and land).

Reporting to the Director of Estates Operations, the Head of Building Operations will be responsible for the strategic link between the internal stakeholders/users and FM service partners (both in-house and contracted). The department has circa 40 staff, with financial and budget responsibility for Building Operations c.£1.2m, NHS Trust services c.£6.0m and Capital / Small FM Projects c.£2.0m. It also includes management of the Stores logistics team. The successful candidate will possess a proven track record of providing ‘best in class’ facilities management services across a comparable prestigious high-public footfall customer facing portfolio. You will be an adept contract manager with strong commercial acumen with a track record of managing a performing effective outsourced supply chain. This role will suit professionals with a high level of personal credibility with demonstrable experience in engendering a culture of exceptional delivery at both an operational and strategic level. A proven track record in successfully managing change and transformation will be essential including devising and implementing innovative delivery models.

Imperial Managers lead by example.

For further information or a confidential discussion please contact our advisor Michael Hewlett of The Management Recruitment Group on . The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this appointment. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 3rd January 2022.

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Imperial College London - Head of Building Operations