University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Associate Director of Capital Projects

Associate Director of Capital Projects Strategic Sustainability Location: Greenwich, Avery Hill and Medway Campuses

Salary: Competitive Salary Release Date: Tuesday 30 April 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 26 May 2024 Reference: 4534

The University of Greenwich is seeking to appoint to the post of Associate Director of Capital Projects to play a leading role in the delivery of the University's ambitious estate strategy.

The University of Greenwich is one of the largest universities in the UK and works with universities across the world delivering its programmes. With breath-taking heritage campuses, it combines the old with a new, dynamic vision for the future: high quality curriculum design and delivery, research- informed teaching, technology-enhanced learning, students as partners, and promoting student success within a cross-cultural context. The Greenwich campus is based on a UNESCO World Heritage Site and we are custodians of 16 listed buildings with special architectural or historic interest.

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Estates and Facilities (Capital, Property and Space), the role is responsible for delivering the university capital project plan, with planned capital investment in the region of £300m over the next decade. The role will lead an internal capital projects team that is supported by a diverse external supply chain partners in the delivery of a broad range of estate capital projects including new-build, redevelopment, refurbishment, fit-out, life-cycle and decarbonisation schemes.

We are seeking an individual with proven experience in a comparable leadership role and with a track record in delivering large-scale capital programmes. The role is responsible for a diverse multidisciplinary team of internal team members and a broad spectrum of external delivery partners, therefore exceptional leadership skills are crucial to be a success in the role.

Now is an exciting time to be joining the team, with several new appointments in key estates leadership roles and advancement of the estates strategy and capital plan.

To learn more the candidate brochure can be viewed at Associate Director of Capital Projects

For a briefing discussion please contact our retained advisors Nicholas Coppard ([email protected]) and Ben Duffill ([email protected]) at MRG.

Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to [email protected] and [email protected]

Closing date for applications is Sunday 26th May 2024.

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees' experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

Job details

Title

Associate Director of Capital Projects

Employer

University of Greenwich

Location

United Kingdom

Published

May 01, 2024

Application deadline

May 26, 2024

Job type

Administration/Managerment

Field

Business and Economics

About the employer

The University of Greenwich was established in 1890 at Woolwich Polytechnic and received its first CGLI certificate in 1892. In 1992, the institution gained the status of a university and was renamed as the University of Greenwich. Over the years, the university has made its place among the top academic institutions in the world. It has gained the accreditations of many prestigious organizations like CIPD, APS, and AMBA.

Notably, the University of Greenwich has three campuses. Two of these campuses, Avery Hill Campus and Greenwich Campus, are located in London while the third campus, Medway Campus, is located in Kent, England. The Greenwich campus is the university's home campus and has the Stock well Street Building that houses TV and film studios, a library, and high-tech editing suites. Also, the social and teaching spaces of the campus are located in the £25-million Dreadnought Building. The Avery Hill campus has excellent sports and teaching facilities with four clinical skills labs, two weather-proof sports pitches, a sports hall, a huge lecture theatre, and a gym. The Medway campus has many study facilities like an 8,000-m2 lab, the Drill Hall Library, residential facilities, and a student hub.

The university offers many undergraduate- and postgraduate-level programmes in various fields like accounting, finance, architecture, science, business, management, engineering, arts, English, social science, history, law, marketing, nursing, pharmacy, and psychology. And, the university offers these courses through its Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities, Faculty of Business School, Faculty of Education and Health, and Faculty of Engineering and Science. The university has alliances with many regional and international academic institutions to provide students with facilities like student exchange and study abroad programmes. Further, the university's industrial placement scheme is available to help students get suitable jobs.

The University of Greenwich has over 225,000 alumni across the globe. Amongst the names of notable alumni include Charles K. Kao, a well-known physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics for pioneering the use of fiber optics in telecommunications. Malorie Blackman is the author of some famous novels like Hacker, A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E, Pig-Heart Boy, Tell Me No Lies and Dead Gorgeous. Jamie Adenuga (Jme) is a popular record producer and co-founder of Boy Better Know. Abiy Ahmed is the third Prime Minister of Ethiopia. Dave Rowntree is the drummer in the rock band, Blur. He is also an English animator, solicitor, and politician.

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