Director of Estates and Facilities

Uxbridge, Harrow and Richmond upon Thames
circa £70,000 per annum
08 Dec 2023
12 Dec 2023
Job Function
Estates and Facilities
Contract Type
Full Time

HRUC is a newly merged College Group, bringing together Richmond Upon Thames College and HCUC (2017 merger of Harrow College and Uxbridge College) in January 2023.  

We are seeking an experienced estates and infrastructure professional with an excellent track record in delivering projects and contract management to lead on providing a safe and inspiring environment for our students and staff. 

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you would lead on the development and implementation of the College’s Estates Strategy, supporting capital projects including application and submission of capital grants, and optimising the use of college buildings.  You would be responsible for the quality, safety and maintenance of buildings and grounds, and will take a lead role in developing, promoting and implementing sustainable work practices.  

You will possess significant experience of managing Estates/Facilities in a medium sized and/or multi-site estate, including the management of teams of people and contractors.  NEBOSH qualified or equivalent, you will have strong knowledge of Health and Safety legislation, with experience of preparing specifications and tenders, developing sustainability policies and ensuring budget control and added value.  You will have strong people management skills and the ability to inspire and motivate teams, together with the drive and ambition to ensure the College realises its vision.

This post will be based across Uxbridge, Harrow and Richmond Colleges.

Further details:    Job Description    

Equal Opportunities

HRUC is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from all people, irrespective of disability, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, transsexual or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, religion/faith or pregnancy and maternity leave.

Disclosure and Barring Service checks 

HRUC (Harrow, Richmond & Uxbridge Colleges) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and we expect all staff to share this commitment. To ensure that we meet our safeguarding commitments we will carry out all necessary pre-employment checks, including undertaking an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check for all successful candidates.  

Where references are taken up by the College, it is our policy not to disclose references to candidates.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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