Regional Director (Central)

Join an industry leading team focused on providing a world class student experience.

University Partnerships Programme (UPP) is the leading provider of on-campus student accommodation infrastructure and support services in the UK. We have more than 35,000 rooms under management or in construction through long-term partnerships with 16 leading UK universities. With over 800 employees, we work to deliver the very best student experiences, together with great universities. Our range of services includes; funding, design, build and operation of student accommodation.

Having invested over £2 billion to date, we intend to invest another £1 billion delivering great services, in long term partnerships with outstanding universities.

The central region covers nearly 8,000 rooms with an annual operating budget of £9 million. This region has a range of well-established partnerships with Loughborough University where we provide hard FM services, Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham, Broadgate Park, where we provide total facilities management. 

The Regional Director will work closely with the UK Operations Director, and take responsibility for the regional team of c.250 providing FM services. You will be the key interface for our partnerships, liaising with key stakeholders and clients. This is a pivotal leadership role and will play a fundamental part in driving service delivery in line with our contractual obligations and company targets forward, whilst enhancing the student experience. 

You will have a proven track record in a senior leadership role delivering total facilities management, ideally in a complex, customer facing environment. The successful candidate will provide a ‘best in class’ service across a large, varied and geographically disparate portfolio, implementing a culture of exceptional delivery.

To arrange a confidential discussion and to request the full briefing particulars, please contact Michael Hewlett (michael.hewlett@mrgpeople.co.uk) or Charlotte MacGregor (charlotte.macgregor@mrgpeople.co.uk) or on 020 8892 0115.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 3rd June 2018