Role details

Assistant Director of Estates

Kent   •   £55,000 - £60,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Assistant Director of Estates required for a large University in East Kent.
  • Exciting Strategic role on an interim basis.

About Our Client

Our client is well established and holds a strong position within their market. The University is in the process of undertaking their Master Planning review, this is to inform the future development of the Estate. They will ensure that the Estate is cutting edge, sustainable and one that supports academic growth and the richest student experience possible. The University currently has a strong Estates team in place but are looking for an experienced Assistant Director to help lead the team through the next 12 months.

Job Description

The responsibilities of the role will include but not be limited to:

  • Taking responsibility for all the issues relating to Estates Maintenance across the University sites.
  • Strategicvally managing an in house team of Estates maintenance staff to ensure that the team works cohesively and professionally when carrying out the taska at hand.
  • Build and maintain relationships with the relevant contacts in the Capital Works and Facilities team to ensure smooth running of any upcoming projects.
  • Display a sense of leadership to drive efficiency and a strong work ethic within the team.
  • Support the Director of Estates on projects/works necessary to maintain the building services/estate.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal Assistant Director of Estates will:

  • Have a strong background working within the Education sector.
  • Be able to demonstrate successful similar/relevant experience in a previous role.
  • Have the ability to quantify his/her achievements within a relevant setting.
  • Live within a commutable distance of East Kent.
  • Be available at a short notice period.

What's on Offer

Competitive industry pay rate, the opportunity for the role to develop in to a permanent position and the chance for career progression/promotion.

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