Institution: Staffordshire University
United Kingdom
Description :

Who is Staffordshire University?  

We are the Connected University with 100 years of experience and ambition in becoming the UK’s foremost digital Institution. Our main campus is located in Stoke on Trent alongside our Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Staffordshire University London’s Digital Institute is our first campus outside the Midlands.

With more than 10,000 Full Time Undergraduate and Postgraduate students on campus, we continue to drive innovation and change, aiming to positively disrupt our sector. For our University, it is about so much more than the numbers. In fact, if there’s one thing that sets us apart, it’s our people who are all #ProudToBeStaffs. Every one of our employees goes above and beyond to deliver on our connected mission, responding to the needs of our students, academic partners, businesses and society.  

Over the past 5 years, we have transformed ourselves into a Gold standard provider of teaching and learning, gaining historically high positions in the UK league tables. With digital skills being at our core, we strive for diversity in all its forms and play an important role in our local communities and regional economies.

About the role 

Staffordshire University Estates & Commercial Services department are currently recruiting for a Design & Commissioning Manager – Capital Projects 

Reporting to the Assistant Director - Capital Development & Project Delivery, the Design and Commissioning Manager will take the lead role in the design and project management of the University’s capital projects across a mixed-use Estate portfolio of research and teaching facilities, student residences, social and hospitality space, sports facilities and commercial space.  

To lead on the commissioning, briefing and management of external consultants appointed to work on capital projects. 

As a key member of the Estates Projects Team, the role will provide technical advice and guidance into a wide variety of projects and initiatives, working with both in-house teams and external consultants. 

The role demands experience of good sustainability practice, reducing carbon in design, construction and use and working towards Zero Net Carbon objectives on all projects where practicable. 

Educated to degree level in Architecture or allied profession with professional qualifications and a member of ARB, RIBA, RICS (preferred). 

Minimum of 5 years’ post professional qualification experience and experience of successfully leading a design team of professional staff in a design consultancy practice or property services organisation. 

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; experienced in preparing, analysing and presenting complex information to a range of audiences and stakeholders effectively using a variety of mediums. 

For an informal discussion please contact Ian Quayle, Assistant Direct, Capital Development & Project Delivery -  

In return for your dedication, we have a competitive benefits package available

Competitive incremental rates of PayStarting from 37 days Annual Leave (depending on job grade) plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary daysExcellent Pension SchemeAccess to continued professional and personal developmentAn opportunity to become part of the wider University communityAccess to an Employee Assistance ProgrammeDiscounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke CampusDiscounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit your applications as soon as possible.

Closing Date: 29 Aug 2022

Department: Professional Support

Salary: £61,818 to £65,574 Per Annum

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