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Development Manager (Projects)

Department
Directorate of Estates & Campus Services
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Full-time
Contract status
Open
Salary
51,034 - 59,135 a year
Interview Date
24/04/2020
Posted Date
07/02/2020
Apply by
08/03/2020
Job Reference
8458
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Role Description

Directorate of Estates and Campus Services

As part of the newly revised structure within the Directorate of Estates and Campus Services (DECS) this role will report to the Head of Estates Planning (HoEP).  You will have responsibility for managing the delivery of the capital programme to time and budget and will line manage a team of Project Managers and relationships with external consultants.

The upcoming release of the Estates Masterplan, will transform the University campus into a modern, innovative seat of learning and research, fit for the 21 century. You will play a key role in the delivery of that masterplan, with responsibility for ensuring that projects are delivered to time and cost while meeting stakeholder requirements.

Role

You will form part of the management team within DECS and will assist the HoEP and Director of Estates Development in the development of staffing requirements, decisions on all consultant and contractor appointments, training and development of the Estates Development team and maintenance of Health, Safety and Risk management in the capital programme

You will manage major projects, coordinating project team resources and tasks to achieve the required deliverables and milestones; to act as an advisor to senior managers on policy and strategic issues which rely on the successful outcomes of projects.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications needed

  • Educated to degree level, or equivalent experience in a design and/or construction related subject (eg architecture, design, building surveying). Details of the main qualifications, knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications essential to the post (as stated in the ‘person specification’ in the job template)
  • Project management qualification or equivalent experience
  • Detailed knowledge of managing a budget, authorising and reporting on expenditure against the budget
  • Able to line manage a team, providing leadership, support, motivation and direction
  • Able to build good working relationships and liaise at all levels within and outside the University
  • Behaviours that are consistent with our  DECS values

Interview date: Friday 24 April 2020

For informal enquiries: please contact the Director of Estates & Campus Services via email Stephen.talboys@york.ac.uk

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