Head of Facilities Management

  • £57,696 - £66,857 Per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Preston, UK
  • 19282
  • David Craven

Head of Facilities Management
Salary £57,696 to £66,857 plus excellent benefits

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a leading modern University and one of the UK’s largest with a student and staff community approaching 38,000.

The UCLan core campus in the University’s home city of Preston covers a significant swathe of the city (an area of approximately 15 hectares with 63 buildings) and recently benefited from a transformative £200m Campus Masterplan to give it a world-class makeover.  UCLan has also invested significantly in recent years in its Burnley campus to serve Pennine Lancashire and its West Lakes campus to serve West Cumbria.  Collectively the campus estate creates an eclectic and highly visible built environment to support UCLan’s Mission and Strategic Aims.

UCLan is now seeking to make the crucial leadership appointment to the role of Head of Facilities Management.  The postholder will support the Deputy Director of Estates and Facilities and lead the University Facilities Management, and Campus External Appearance teams across the three primary campuses, to ensure that the estate is well-maintained, and our customers are supported to the high standards articulated within University strategies, policies, and procedures, in accordance with industry/sector best practice, and is fully compliant with statutory legislation.

The role will lead the development and implementation of a structured, 5-year Facilities Management Strategy, budget, and programme for reactive and planned facilities operations, and act as lead coordinator for the technical facilities management input to the design and specification of new and refurbished buildings and infrastructure.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of shaping, planning and delivering strategies that enhance an organisation's facilities management service with significant experience in a Head of Facilities Management role within a large campus-based organisation. You will have experience of managing multi-disciplinary FM teams across multiple geographically dispersed sites within the UK and developing individuals and teams beyond core FM services.

The role offers a fantastic leadership opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic individual to play a key part in the continuing and future success of the University and its wider role in the North-West region. 
The Candidate Brief can be viewed here: https://online.flippingbook.com/view/911985858/

To arrange a confidential briefing discussion please contact our retained advisor David Craven (david.craven@mrgglobal.com / 07932 717 438) at MRG.

Applications should consist of a comprehensive CV (of not more than four pages) and a covering letter (of not more than two pages). Applications should be sent to david.craven@mrgglobal.com.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 4th August 2024.

UCLAN welcomes and celebrates the rich diversity of our students, staff and our community partners. We recognise that our diversity is our strength and work hard to ensure that equality, diversity and inclusion are part of everything we do. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment where everyone can feel safe, valued and able to thrive.

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