Director of Estates and Scientific Support

Harpenden, Hertfordshire
This position is within the salary range of £46,232 and £51,580 per annum.
23 Aug 2018
05 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity exists for a Director of Estates and Scientific Support to lead on the implementation and ongoing management of an estate utilisation plan and to manage some of the operations departments that directly service the world leading research at Rothamsted Research.




The successful candidate will provide exceptional leadership to the Facilities, Farms, Horticulture & Controlled Environments Departments as well as the Operations team at the North Wyke site. This new role will lead on all aspectsof the estate, including strategic development ofthe estate plan, space management and the delivery of capital programmes/projects. Alongside this they will ensure that the scientific community are provided with outstanding support for research via the department structure listed above.




In recognition of the strategic importance of the role it will be an integral part of the Institute’s Management Committee and a key member of the Operations Management Team working closely and reporting to the Director of Operations.




To succeed in this role, you will be a highly motivated individual with proven project management and leadership experience.  The ability to manage and control substantial budgets is also essential. 




This is a permanent position with a competitive salary available to the right candidate which is commensurate with their skills and experiences.




Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 5 September 2018.  It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Monday 10 September 2018.


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