Director of Estates and Campus Services

Lead the strategic direction of Estates and Campus Services creating a culture of exceptional service delivery focused on enhancing the student and staff experience. 

Set in a historic university city, Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities and enjoys an international reputation for innovation as well as strong links with business and industry. Our research is impactful, world-leading and makes a tangible difference to communities locally, nationally and internationally, tackling some of the world’s biggest problems.

Reporting to the Registrar and Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Estates and Campus Services will be responsible for the delivery of customer-centred estates and campus services to underpin the University’s strategic academic and operational priorities. You will take full responsibility for all aspects of campus services (including student accommodation, catering and conferencing) as well as operational estate management, and devising and delivering our ambitious capital development programme (over £220m).

We are seeking an exceptional leader with a proven track record of initiating, developing and implementing estates strategies and development programmes across large scale, diverse and technically complex property portfolios for industry-leading organisations.  Positive, driven and a natural collaborator, you will possess excellent communication skills and the intellectual confidence to succeed in a leading university. This role will suit professionals who are adept at providing leadership at the wider strategic level in conjunction with proven operational expertise in leading a culture of ‘best in class’ service delivery.

The post of Director of Estates and Campus Services at Oxford Brookes University offers a salary level to attract ‘industry leading’ estates professionals across a variety of sectors. In addition the University offers a generous benefits package including relocation assistance.

To arrange a confidential discussion and/or to request the full briefing particulars please contact our retained advisers Michael Hewlett michael.hewlett@mrgpeople.co.uk or ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk of The Management Recruitment Group via email or on 020 8892 0115.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 1st July 2018.

Preliminary interviews will be held by MRG w/c 2nd July with the formal panel at the University scheduled for Wednesday 25th July 2018.

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