University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Associate Director of Property & Space Utilisation

United Kingdom

Closing in 10 days

Associate Director of Property & Space Utilisation Capital, Property and Space Location: Greenwich, Avery Hill and Medway Campuses

Salary: £87,000 circa (per annum) Contract Type: Permanent Release Date: Tuesday 06 February 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 03 March 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 4333-E

The University of Greenwich is seeking to appoint to the post of Associate Director, Property and Space within its Estates and Facilities Directorate.

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 Associate Director, Property and Space is responsible for the strategic asset management across the University estate. The post holder will optimise the use of physical assets by developing and implementing space and asset management functions in support of the 2030 Estate Strategy. This is a key role that will ensure the University derives best value from its estate portfolio, and crucially delivers inspiring and fit-for-purpose space for students, staffs, visitors and partners.

We are seeking an individual with proven experience in a strategic estates planning role and a track record of leading and delivering space optimisation and utilisation strategies. Experience of property asset management and appraising and working on transactions would be advantageous. The role calls for an individual with leadership skills and experience as the team comprises a Building Information Manager Space Manager and Moves and Change Manager and is supplemented by a diverse team of external partners.

The candidate brochure can be viewed at Associate Director.

For a briefing discussion please contact our retained advisors Nicholas Coppard ([email protected] ) and Stephanie Howe ([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 3rd March 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.

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification

Job details

Title

Associate Director of Property & Space Utilisation

Employer

University of Greenwich

Location

United Kingdom

Published

February 07, 2024

Application deadline

March 03, 2024

Job type

Administration/Managerment

Field

Architecture and Design,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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