Campus
Penryn Campus
Managerial/Professional
Careers Site Advertising End Date
28 Aug 2022
Advertising Salary
£41,399 to £47,923 per annum, dependent upon experience
Permanent, full-time, 37.5 hours per week

About The Role

Falmouth Exeter Plus is the service delivery partner of Falmouth University and the University of Exeter. We deliver shared services and facilities for both partners in Cornwall underpinned by close collaboration with Students Union, the combined students' union for Falmouth and UoE, to ensure that the interests of students and staff are at the heart of everything we do. Both institutions are expanding their teaching and research operations in Cornwall at a pace. It is, therefore, a fast-moving environment where agility and a positive approach to change and enhancement are critical, our purpose or mission is 'to deliver world-class shared professional services to help its university partners to achieve their global ambitions.
 
We are now looking to recruit two Senior Project Managers to join our Estates team to support the effective planning, project management and professional services provision to deliver across a variety of projects to improve the quality and suitability of our higher education facilities. These posts will act as the professional lead for FX Plus major capital projects providing advisory and management services for their delivery including;
 
  • Appointment of professional project and design teams
  • Procurement and contract strategy,
  • Selection of contractors,
  • Managing large and complex stakeholder groups (both internal and external).
It's an exciting time as we grow the department as our University partners continue to move ahead with their ambitious strategic plans. You will have the support of a highly-skilled estates team and have the autonomy to develop projects to ensure the right outcomes are achieved. The role is unique in providing the opportunity to work alongside two Universities to deliver a wide variety of change projects in the Higher Education sector.

About You

Reporting into the Development Programme Manager the successful candidate will be an astute professional able to take the lead on major capital projects, providing advisory management services for the delivery of large projects and be at the forefront in managing a range of stakeholder groups. It's a varied role which will require the successful candidate to show a real depth of management ability, both in handling complex projects and in the management of internal teams.
 
The ideal candidate would have the following experience:
 
  • High-level experience of working in a senior estates role.
  • Track record of leading complex organisational change.
  • Experience of working with key stakeholders.
  • Managing significant budgets
  • Experience of leading multiple professional teams.
  • Business case development for capital projects.
  • Understanding of risk management systems.
 
For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description above.
 
This senior post is offered on a 37.5 hour a week, full time, permanent contract working across Monday-Friday. We offer a flexible working arrangement with a combination of working from home and on campus as required. If you are looking to have an informal discussion about the vacancy ahead of applying please email [email protected]
 
The closing date for this position is Sunday 28 August 2022.
 
Interviews to be held week commencing 19 September 2022.

About Us

  
As an employer of choice we can offer the successful candidate for this role a range of benefits, including:
  
 - Employer Pension Contribution up to 10%.
 - 28 days + 8 days bank holiday.
 - Life Assurance
 - Subsidised Gym Membership
 - Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay
 - Perkbox

Alongside these benefits we offer a first class working environment across our campuses with all the facilities you would expect from working across two leading Universities.
 
Falmouth Exeter Plus welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

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