Head of Estates Capital Projects

  • Job Reference: 889233
  • Date Posted: 24 January 2024
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Bath
  • Salary: £61,198 to £64,914
  • Bonus/Benefits: benefits as below
  • Sector: Building Surveying, Project Management
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Matthew Clackson

Job Description

Beach Baker is delighted to be exclusively working in partnership with Bath Spa University to recruit a Head of Estates Capital Projects.

Bath Spa University is situated in the beautiful World Heritage City of Bath, with campuses at Newton Park, Locksbrook and Sion Hill. They also have teaching sites at Oldfield Park Theatre Workshop, Paintworks and Corsham Court.

The property estate is steeped in history, balancing beautiful period buildings and breath-taking settings with ultramodern technology and facilities.

They offer further education courses in art, sciences, education, social science, and business. They employ outstanding creative professionals who support its aim to be a leading educational institution in creativity, culture and enterprise.

The University has a requirement for a Head of Estates Capital Projects to provide leadership, direction and management of various sized Estates projects, through significant project related stakeholder engagement, to enhance the University's student experience.

The successful candidate will report to the Director of Estates & Services and will be involved in an exciting £55m new-build project developing the award winning Locksbrook Creative Campus Hub.

Famous worldwide for its stunning architecture and Roman remains.
Vibrant city with over 40 museums, good restaurants, quality shopping and theatres.
Local and regional economic growth.
Fantastic schooling system.
Excellent transport links for the South West.

Working on a diverse 103 acre estate which include ancient monuments, Grade I & II listed buildings, lakes and parkland.
Working as part of the Estates senior leadership team that consists of, Head of Estates & Services, Head of Estates Management, Head of Maintenance and Head of Facilities. Therefore, you will be surrounded by a great network of property professionals. The team have a forward thinking approach, who embrace change and new ideas.
Family friendly policy with several flexible working options, which makes it convenient for people with young families (schools runs, etc) and outside of work interests.
The team are community and culture focused, therefore the work you carry out will have a genuine impact to the local area and it's student population.
Excellent work/life balance.

You will have minimum 10+ years' experience in the construction sector, managing high value and complex property projects from inception through to the planning and construction phase. Must have a relevant professional membership, such as MRICS/MCIOB (or equivalent). Candidates looking to work on a part-time or compressed hours basis will also be considered.

Basic salary start at £61,198 increasing to £64,914.
44 days leave - 33 annual leave, 3 university closure days and 8 bank holiday (plus the opportunity to purchase an additional 5-days).
Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) - 17.5% employer contribution.
Professional membership fees paid.
Death in service x3 basic salary.
Electric car purchase scheme and free charging points on-site.
Employee assistance programme.
Gym access.
Retail discounts.
Free car parking.
On-site nursery.

All third party and direct applications and un-solicited candidate introductions via other recruitment agencies will be forwarded to Beach Baker for review.