The University of Wolverhampton

Head of Capital Development

Wolverhampton Campus
Estates and Facilities
Contract Type
Advert Status
Competitive Salary
Closing Date
Job Reference


Estates Management is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced Head of Capital Development to head the Capital Development Team.


The role will report to the Assistant Director Estates Management and will support the development, operation and strategic leadership of the University’s Capital Plan.


You will lead the delivery and development of the Estates and Facilities Directorate’s Capital Development Team whilst working closely with the other teams within the wider Estates & Facilities Directorate to ensure seamless delivery across all services.


The Head of Capital Development will be responsible for planning the resources and processes necessary for ensuring effective project delivery, ensuring that programme, budget, quality, health and safety and environmental objectives are met. 


Crucial to fulfilling these responsibilities is a combination of strategic planning, effective execution, and a well-judged collaborative approach – all underpinned by the need to achieve results.


As a member of an appropriate construction-related professional body, you will have excellent communication skills, strong organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines, whilst working to a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.  You will need to have an excellent grasp of best practice in relation to construction procurement, project management, cost management and continuous improvement with demonstrable success in securing the necessary outcomes.


You will be based in Wolverhampton but will be required to travel throughout the University estate.


For further information please contact: Assistant Director Estates Management Paul Davis on 01902 321342.


Interviews will be held on Tuesday 2nd July 2019.

The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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