The University of Wolverhampton

Head of Asset Management and Delivery

Wolverhampton Campus
Estates and Facilities
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53,348 - 61,818 pa
Closing Date
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Head of Asset Management and Delivery -  Estates and Facilities


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Estates and Facilities Asset Management professional (Hard FM), to join our Estates & Facilities Directorate at the University of Wolverhampton. The role is responsible for managing life cycle of assets across the estate property portfolio (Hard FM) and all associated ongoing development across these campuses, and satellite buildings across the region.

Head of Asset Management Estates and Facilities


You will be accountable for the provision of clear vision, leadership, and management of a diverse workforce, whilst delivering value for money services that achieve service excellence quality in delivering the University’s Estate Engineering, Maintenance, and Infrastructure Services, which form an essential component of the University’s Estate Strategy delivery.

You will be a key member of the Directorate's Senior Management Team and as such will need to be a strategic thinker and proactive leader assisting with the development and implementation of the overarching maintenance strategy, adopting an entrepreneurial approach, identifying opportunities for innovation, alternative and commercially viable methods of working, maximising opportunities to reduce costs and improve service delivery to the end users.

You will have a collaborative approach developing strategic relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, bringing together and maximising existing activities, alongside the development of new opportunities and projects.


Head of Asset Management Estates and Facilities


To be successful in the role you will: 

  • Be qualified to degree level or equivalent in at least one discipline within asset management and have a detailed understanding of other associated disciplines.
  • Qualified to at least NEBOSH level in Health and Safety
  • Have an excellent knowledge of asset and associated systems Statutory Compliance across residential and corporate buildings, and of the Regulatory Reform Order (Fire Safety).
  • Be driven by challenge, directing and motivation yourself, your team, and other stakeholders.
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must
  • A flexible approach to work and the ability to prioritise demanding workload and identify areas for continuous development and improvement within your areas of management and delivery. 
  • You will be motivated by meeting targets and having challenging objectives and deadlines, pursuing excellence in all that you manage.


The University is an equal opportunities employer, we build teams from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other and believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

The University of Wolverhampton celebrates diversity and recognises that difference brings value to our organisation.

As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).

We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident employer status, included in the Stonewall list of employers and are working towards improving our practices against Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter. We believe in creating an even playing field for all our colleagues, where we can all belong.


Living Wage  Stonewall Diversity Champion  Disability Confident    Athena SWAN Gender Charter BronzeREC Charter Bronze



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