Director of Estates & Facilities, University of Nottingham, UK

University of Nottingham
Study in:UK
Deadline: 18 February 2018

Director of Estates & Facilities

Closing Date
Sunday, 18th February 2018
Job Type
Administrative Professional & Managerial
Estates & Facilities
Competitive Salary

The University of Nottingham is a truly global institution. With 44,500 students studying across three locations in Nottingham, UK; Ningbo, China and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, we are proud of our pioneering spirit and our distinctive approach to internationalisation.

In an increasingly competitive environment it is vital to further build and enhance the University’s reputation through the ongoing development of our estate and facilities.

A great department needs great leader. A Fantastic opportunity have arisen for an outstanding and exceptionally talented leader to join the University’s Estate Department as Director of Estates & Facilities.

The Directorate is an integrated structure combining Estates and Hospitality functions with an annual revenue budget of over £80m plus annual capital spend on new developments and refurbishments in the order of £40m.It is responsible for the premises, hospitality operations and their associated services supporting the University’s activities and strategic plan operating within 4 main campus locations and 2 additional sites across the East Midlands.

The Director of Estates and Facilities is a senior management position within the University reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) who is a member of the Executive Board.The Director is responsible for providing the strategic leadership and management of all activities of the Directorate.

We are looking for someone who has exceptional leadership qualities, is educated to degree level with membership of an appropriate professional body and has extensive experience of operating at a senior level in strategic management of property services and development.

To be successful in this role you will also require proven analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent oral and written communication and inter-personal skills and experience of preparing business case reports and managing large budgets. With outstanding commercial instincts and negotiations experience, you may not necessarily come from a higher education background but you must be able to demonstrate empathy with the sector and a real appreciation of the University’s global status.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Margaret Monckton, Chief Financial Officer email: Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.

This is a full-time, permanent post.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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