Interim Head of Campus Planning - Bristol

  • Job Reference: RSB/888568
  • Date Posted: 11 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Bristol
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £300 to £400
  • Sector: General Practice
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 3-6 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

A client-side educational institution have instructed Beach Baker to recruit a senior level space and asset manager for an interim appointment based in Bristol.

The role will lead on forming the Division's response to a wide range of competing space and asset needs/plans. As well as commissioning the critical data sets required for planning, the successful candidate must manage the immediate short-term needs for Faculties, Learning & Teaching and Professional Services, whilst also driving forward a shift to a longer-term vision through the development of a Campus Plan.

The Campus Plan will be a 10-15 year road map to transform physical and built (including digital) environment team. The Plan will set-out an achievable strategic capital development plan which outlines the physical and infrastructure needs for the Campus.

As such, the role will lead a multi-professional team aimed at integrating space and asset planning, placemaking, capital planning, development and the needs of the institution.

Working directly with the Director, the post will play a pivotal role within Campus Division in the implementation of the integrated planning process (IPP), the cyclical business plan, as well as responding to the opportunities and challenges facing strategic planning.

Potential candidates will have a proven track record in a senior leadership role with responsibility for leading capital planning, estate masterplanning and space management across large-scale and complex estate and space portfolios.

Experience and in-depth understating of capital project delivery and associated principles is essential. The role will suit an individual with excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills, with huge enthusiasm for strategic planning, built environment placemaking and transformation planning in a educational setting.

This role offers the chance for an individual to take up one of the leading client-side capital planning and space management roles in the South West region, in one of the UK's leading cities.

What We Offer:

The role itself offers a competitive day rate and a likely term of 3-6 months contract The successful applicant should have at least 5 years space planning and asset management experience and be MRICS (or similar).

Please contact me with your CV if you feel that you possess the requisite experience highlighted above - rupert@beachbaker.co.uk