Assistant Director, Facilities Management (Strategy)
£59,670- £76,562 per annum + competitive benefits package
The LSE Estates Division plays a pivotal role in shaping the university's future. Responsible for developing and implementing the LSE Estates Strategy to align with the School's strategic objectives, it is integral to campus services.
LSE is on the verge of an exciting transformation, characterized by a planned capital investment program and building refurbishments that encompass centralizing facilities services across both the academic and residential estate. This significant change demands dynamic leadership, and the Assistant Director of Facilities Management will be at the forefront of this evolution.
In this role, the Assistant Director of Facilities Management will be instrumental in transforming Estates into a client-focused integrated services provider, enhancing the value it delivers to the entire university community. The Division's mission is to deliver best-practice services across all sections, with the post holder responsible for benchmarking and enhancing services to achieve this objective. Beyond day-to-day management, the Assistant Director will be instrumental in defining the vision, strategy, and operating model for the facilities section, contributing to strategic development, and leading specific projects, including planning and design stages of capital projects.
The position entails shared line management responsibility for a diverse range of functions, including cleaning, post room, sportsground, reprographics, security, porters, sustainability, and facilities staff, totalling over 200 employees. Additionally, overseeing the day-to-day management of several outsourced contracts and supporting the security operation. The ideal candidate for this role will possess excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and analytical skills. They should have a proven track record in effectively running facilities management departments and managing large and complex estates, demonstrating proficiency in budget, resource, and project management.
For a confidential discussion, please contact our advisor, Anna Kacprzak at email@example.com
The candidate pack can be viewed here.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 3rd December 2023.