Director Regional Delivery

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Full Time/Permanent
Soft Services
Hard Services
Facilities Management (main)
Estates, Property
Engineering, Maintenance
Energy Management
Building Design, Planning, Development
£100,000 and above
£120,000 per annum
UK Wide
Andover, Lichfield, Catterick, Wyton, Bristol or Rosyth. Location arrangement can be flexible within reason.
31-08-2023 03:58 PM
Friday 22nd September 2023

Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Director Regional Delivery
Salary: £120,000 per annum

Location: Andover, Lichfield, Catterick, Wyton, Bristol or Rosyth. Location arrangement can be flexible within reason for example, working or being based at other large/main Defence sites within the UK (subject to line manager agreement and site availability/capacity).

About Defence Infrastructure Organisation

DIO enables Defence people to live, work, train and deploy at home and overseas and we are proud to be the expert partner Defence needs for all their infrastructure requirements. As one of the largest landowners in the UK we manage assets worth £28bn, with an annual budget of £3.3bn. DIO employs approximately 4,500 staff from a very diverse range of professions, working across the world: in for example Germany, Cyprus, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Canada, Kenya & Belize. In the DIO, it is Regional Delivery that delivers Facilities Management services to customers across the estate. That includes routine repair or reactive maintenance, refurbishment and servicing to over 45,000 buildings in the UK and overseas: as well as catering, retail and leisure services. In addition, Regional Delivery provides a safe place to train across the UK and overseas training estates.

The role

The Director Regional Delivery will be directly line managed by the DIO Chief Operating Officer.  The post holder will have responsibility for a team of circa 1500 staff and annual budget of circa £2.4Bn. As a member of the DIO Senior Leadership Team you will play an active role in overseeing the management of various UK defence assets, including the UK Built Estate comprising c.33,633 assets; the UK Training Estate comprising c.9000 assets across 173 sites over 150,000 Ha; the Overseas Training Estate comprising c. 2886 assets across 36 sites over 583,990 Ha and the Overseas Built Estate comprising c.8103 assets across 8 countries. Each of the above comprises associated contracts, delivering £multi million contracted Hard and Soft FM services and in year injected works services including repairs, LCR works and new builds. As Senior Responsible Officer for GMPP Future Defence Infrastructure Services Programme for infrastructure contract replacements, you will act as MODs Head of Profession for Infrastructure and Property.

The Person

We are looking for an exceptional leader who has experience of successfully leading a large scale multi-million-pound operational infrastructure contracts function, with the ability to build and empower high performing dispersed teams, in a complex and dynamic environment with an engaging adaptable leadership style. With a track record of change leadership, a strong customer focus and the ability to collaborate at all levels you will be skilled at managing important stakeholder groups, both internally and externally and you will demonstrate the ability to operate in an environment that attracts significant political media and stakeholder interest. Commercially minded with sound business acumen and a strong focus on performance and financial management, you will have experience of influencing asset investment choices. You will demonstrate the ability to provide professional technical advice and guidance, acting as the authoritative voice on FM service delivery. A relevant property, infrastructure or engineering degree level qualification and professional membership of an industry accrediting body such as RICS, IWFM, ICE or CIBSE will be considered essential.  If you’re interested in becoming a world class leader, developing your career with us, or doing things differently and inspiring colleagues, we look forward to hearing from you.

How to apply:

If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please download the candidate pack for more information about the role and the full list of essential criteria by clicking HERE

To apply for this post, you will need to complete the online application by no later than 17:00 on Friday 22nd September 2023, by clicking the apply button below.

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