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Interim Head of Programmes (Estates)

  • £600 Per Day
  • Freelance
  • Greater London, UK
  • 17744

Interim Head of Programmes (Estates)
Higher Education – London

  • c 6 months
  • £600 Per Day (Umbrella – PAYE)

About the client
On behalf of a leading University, MRG Interim Executives are recruiting an Interim Head of Programmes to deliver a major capital programme.

Working closely with the Executive team across a diverse estate, accountabilities will include: –

  • Provide leadership for the programme set-up for a major capital development programme including new-build construction, refurbishments, expansions and adaptations
  • Define programme governance including PMO, programme administration, frameworks and controls
  • Responsible for ensuring programmes and multiple projects are running effectively and in accordance with quality, time and budgetary restraints
  • Ensuring project performance and deliverables are consistently met
  • Provide financial oversight and management of budgets within the capital programme
  • Management of internal and external stakeholders
  • Provision of business cases for future capital development schemes
  • Provide reports to the executive team
  • Contribute to the University’s ambitious estates strategy

Candidate Requirements

  • Proven experience within a senior programme capacity
  • Recognised professional membership such as MRICS/MCIOB
  • Project management qualification such as MAPM (Membership of the Association for Project Management)
  • Strong understanding of programme governance including PMO, controls, administration and frameworks
  • Experience gained within a public sector estate
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Strong commercial and financial acumen with the ability to present to a variety of audiences

What to do now
For a confidential discussion, please contact the retained recruitment advisor handling this assignment – Edward Kaye ( of The Management Recruitment Group.

Campaign Timeline
This is an urgent post and is open until filled.

Equality & Diversity Statement
MRG Interim Executives shall not discriminate unlawfully when deciding which candidate/temporary worker is submitted for a vacancy or assignment, or in any terms of employment or terms of engagement for temporary workers. MRG Interim Executives will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with the candidate’s merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required by the particular vacancy.

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