Head of Building Operations

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 encompasses 25 management staff, including 11 Direct reports with financial and budget responsibility for Building Operations c.£1.2m, NHS Trust services c.£5.5m and Capital / Small FM Projects c.£2.5m.

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.

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For further information or a confidential discussion please contact our advisor Michael Hewlett of The Management Recruitment Group on 020 8892 0115 or michael.hewlett@mrgpeople.co.uk .  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 12th August 2018.

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