Head of Projects Delivery

Employer
London Metropolitan University
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
c. £80,000 p.a. plus excellent benefits
Closing date
14 Feb 2023

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Job position
Head of
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager
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Head of Projects Delivery

London Metropolitan University is seeking to the post of Head of Projects Delivery to play a key role in the delivery of its new Estates Strategy.

London Metropolitan University (London Met) is a striving and ambitious institution committed to transforming the lives of its students through excellent education. We are committed to making education available to people from all walks of life, creating and advancing social justice, social mobility and access to opportunity and professions. Our graduates benefit personally, but also contribute to society, culture, public services and the economy in all areas of London, the UK and around the world.

Now is an exciting time to be joining the University to take up this role. We launched our new Estates Strategy in 2022, which sees the University committing to bold and large-scale investments of £180 million over the next decade, in order to develop our buildings, physical and digital infrastructure.

The Head of Projects Delivery will lead projects teams to deliver the capital programme, ranging from minor works projects to major capital developments across a diverse estate portfolio including academic and research facilities, public realm, social and hospitality space and commercial space. Whilst taking responsibility for the delivery of the capital programme, the postholder will also deputise for the Associate Director of Estates (Development) – taking a leadership role across the wider team remit for strategic property management and space planning and management.

The successful candidate will possess relevant experience in a programme management role with responsibility for overseeing a portfolio of complex refurbishment projects within live, operational environments. You will have strong commercial management skills, with a proven track record of implementing processes and structures in to enable the effective delivery and governance of capital programmes. We are seeking an individual with a highly motivated and proactive disposition and the interpersonal and communication skills to operate successfully with a diverse range of stakeholder groups, whilst leading, motivating and developing a team.

If you are inspired to join a dynamic and purposeful team and play a leading role in delivery of a capital investment programme that will transform the estate and environment for our students, staff and visitors, do take a look at the candidate brochure and contact our retained search advisors Nick Coppard (nicholas.coppard@mrgpeople.co.uk) and Charley McCarthy (charley.mccarthy@mrgpeople.co.uk) at MRG to arrange a briefing discussion.

Championing equity and inclusion lies at the heart of everything we do here at London Metropolitan University.  Read more about our diverse community and our commitments to inclusion and equality at: https://www.londonmet.ac.uk/about/equality-and-diversity/

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