Head of Building and Engineering

Management Recruitment Group
From £54,802 to £56,321 per annum c.£55,000 per annum plus excellent b
10 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
One of the largest universities in the country, with over 26,000 students benefiting from a Plymouth education, the University has invested around £250 million to create a vibrant campus in the heart of the city. It is home to teaching and research expertise across the academic spectrum: from science and engineering to health and medicine; business and entrepreneurship to arts and the humanities. Within the top 50 universities for research, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the University also has a record number of National Teaching Fellows, and is the first modern university to launch its own medical and dental schools. Reporting to the Director of Estates, the newly created role of Head of Building and Engineering will oversee and manage all the teams responsible for all aspects of planned and reactive building and engineering maintenance in addition to grounds and gardens. The remit also covers minor works projects. This post is supported by the Building & Engineering Manager in addition to M&E Supervisor with a total team of 19. Alongside managing the sizeable in-house provision the role is responsible for the strategic management of the external supply chain. You will possess an in-depth knowledge of best practice in engineering and maintenance operations across a large, diverse, multi-site operation, coupled with demonstrable commercial awareness and change management experience. Ideally, you will have a formal qualification in an engineering related discipline and hold Chartered status, however, more important is a demonstrable track record in strategic delivery. This is a post that will suit professionals with strong communication skills, who are natural leaders and collaborators with the ability to engage stakeholders at all levels. For a confidential discussion and/or the full job particulars, please contact our retained advisor Michael Hewlett at The Management Recruitment Group. To apply please email a CV and covering letter to Michael Hewlett. The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG. Closing date for applications is Sunday 9 th October 2016 Formal interviews scheduled for Wednesday 26 th October 2016 This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66581258