Job title: Head of Estates Transformation
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Education
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £60,000.00
Location: Southampton
Job published: 22/11/2021
Job ID: 45041

Job Description

Our client, the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), is the UK's centre of excellence for oceanographic sciences – a national research organisation, delivering integrated marine science and technology from the coast to the deep ocean. A dynamic and vibrant community whose focus is on improving the world in which we live.

About the role

The NOC aims to develop a new Built Environment Strategy that will provide the anchor for transformation for the Estate to become more flexible and adaptable to achieve the long-term vision.

With an impressive estate operating from two principal locations in Southampton and Liverpool, the buildings are integral in providing access to laboratories, workshops, two research ships as well as teaching and shared collaborative spaces.

During this period of change, the Head of Estates Transformation will also ensure that the day to day estates operations continue to be delivered safely and to a high standard through a team of 5 service/ compliance managers.

About you

We are looking for an exceptional estates’ expert with proven leadership and delivery of major estates’ transformation programmes. Working at a senior level, you will engage widely with staff and stakeholders to identify the priority areas for the NOC estates transformation ambitions and to understand the future needs of the organisation. Therefore, you must have proven experience of managing change in a complex organisation.

You will also have a strong track record of positive, collaborative leadership and of creating and sustaining a high performing team.

Why the NOC?

On offer, a salary of £50k to £60k with generous set of benefits including 28 days annual leave, plus 3.5 local closure days and 8 public bank holidays, and a contributory Group Personal Pension Plan. A relocation grant can be made available.

An employer committed to flexible working, trusting their staff to get the job done whilst offering an inclusive and supportive environment where our people can meet their full potential.

The centre is well connected by public transport and has ample cycle parking in addition to free onsite car-parking. Support is given for further training and development.

How to apply:

Please apply here with CV and cover note highlighting your salary, salary expectations and notice period.

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