Director of Facilities

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Full Time/Permanent
Facilities Management (main)
£75,000 to £100,000
£63,753 - £91,899 per annum, inclusive of London Weighting
London City
18-07-2019 04:23 PM
Friday 16th August 2019

South Thames Colleges Group is a large further education college with four main sites in the London boroughs of Kingston, Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth.


We are looking to appoint a Director of Facilities who is an important part of the Group Leadership Team. The Director will be responsible for the Group’s estate and a wide range of associated services which must efficiently and effectively accommodate and support our staff and students.


We have ambitious plans for the re-modelling our estate and we are also determined to maintain the high standards we have achieved in many parts of the estate. The Director must be a capable manager who is able to implement our strategy which aims to bring all of the estate to the same high standard. This will require a person who is focused and has the expertise to deliver on a range of complex projects and services by working effectively across our organisation and with a range of external partners, suppliers and other organisations.


Leading and working with a team of facilities managers and local site based staff, the Director will ensure that buildings are kept secure, efficiently maintained and managed in a way that presents the best possible image and service to all of our users.


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the possession of a range of technical skills and in depth knowledge as well as management and communication skills necessary to manage and be effective within a large and diverse organisation.


Closing date for the return of an online application form is Friday 16th August 2019


South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


The benefits package includes generous annual leave, pension scheme, subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training.


The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.


We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.


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