Deputy Head of Estate Operations
London Senate House

Job reference: 01545

Location: London Senate House

Closing date: 19/01/2020

Salary: Starting from £54,669 per annum

Employment type: Open ended

Department: Property and Facilities Management

Sub-Department: Estate Management

Hours per week: 35 hours per week

The University of London

The central University benefits from a magnificent estate and, as its custodians, we must do our utmost to ensure it continues to provide the foundation upon which the future of the University of London will be built, focusing on a vision of efficiency, sustainability and quality.

The Estates and Facilities Management Department is comprised of three core areas, The Estates and Facilities Management Department, Residential Accommodation and the Conference and Events Department.

Estates and Facilities Management ensure that the buildings within the Estate are operated safely and properly maintained as well as manage, on behalf of the University, a wide range of project and development activities including major construction and refurbishment projects.

The Role

The Deputy Head of Estates Operations is a key strategic and operational position in the management of the University of London Estate and reports to the Head of Estates Operations. The post holder will be responsible for executing and delivering the full facilities management strategy (inclusive of Hard and Soft Services) and operational service ensuring that the services are efficient, effective and tailored toward the evolving business requirements of a diverse stakeholder and customer base across the University Estate, whilst in support of the organisational direction and initiatives.


A key part of the role will be executing strategies and visions whilst ensuring there is effective budget management, management of risk and management of the teams that deliver these services. The role covers buildings, outdoors spaces and the Bloomsbury precinct and surrounding areas. The role will initially be biased towards executing a change process of insourcing multiple service streams over the next two years.


For a full role profile, please refer to the job description below.

Further information

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application by uploading your CV and cover letter (by clicking ‘apply now’ at the bottom of this page) before the closing date at midnight on Sunday 19th January 2020.


Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 5th December 2019.


Preferential consideration will be given to the University redeployment pool.

The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant earlier shortlisting.


Please note that the University of London will be unable to sponsor candidates for a visa for this role. Therefore, successful applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK for the duration of their employment.

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