Associate Director Estates Management and Development

Management Recruitment Group
Covent Garden
Competitive salary plus excellent benefits
27 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Why choose us? University of the Arts London ( ) is a hotbed of creativity, innovation and invention across the knowledge economy. Drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts, UAL is a fundamental part of the UK’s creative ecology – the fastest growing sector of the UK’s economy. UAL works with a wide range of commercial and institutional organisations within the world of the Arts, including the Tate and the National Theatre, all benefiting from the fresh talent and new ideas of UAL students. UAL is hugely international, with a reputation that attracts over 19,000 students from over 100 countries, creating a vibrant, multi-cultural community environment. The Estates Department provides a number of core services across the University’s 16 academic sites including facilities management, management of c. 12 student residences hubs, catering and commercial services, sustainability and energy management, estate management, project management, and property developments. UAL have created a new senior post within the Estates Department. Reporting to the Director of Estates, the Associate Director Estates Management and Development will be responsible for the strategic direction of the University’s Real Estate, Projects and Facilities Management activities. Key aspects of the role are leading on the strategic asset management of the estate including estate rationalisation, option appraisal and development appraisal, planning consideration, acquisition and disposal and acting as UAL’s property lead on landlord and tenant matters. You will also take leadership responsibility for the teams delivering estate improvement projects and facilities management services. Your profile The successful candidate will have gained significant experience in real estate management roles across diverse, mixed-use, urban property portfolios. You will have gained experience at a strategic level specifically relating to masterplanning, development appraisal, estate rationalisation and planning and will be experienced in leading acquisitions and disposals either in a client side or client advisor role. Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills are essential as you will need to work successfully with and present to a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders whilst leading and inspiring an internal team of estates professionals. UAL offers generous leave, an excellent defined benefit pension scheme and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available. Apply For a confidential discussion and/or a full job description, please contact our retained adviser Emma Taylor at The Management Recruitment Group on 0207 959 2368. Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter. Closing date: Sunday 23 rd October 2016 Interview date: weeks commencing 7 th & 14 th November 2016 Want to find more job opportunities with The University of the Arts? Follow us on Twitter UALJobs University of the Arts London aims to be an equal opportunities employer embracing diversity in all areas of activity. This job was originally posted as