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Head of Projects – (Existing Campus Redevelopment)

51,630 – 58,089
This position is now closed to applications.


The University of Glasgow is a world leading academic institution; it is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. The dedication of the 6,000+ staff and excellent learning facilities has contributed to the universities success, now positioned within the top 1% of the worlds Universities. The University has an ambitious plan to redevelop the campus following the acquisition of the adjacent Western Infirmary site and will invest over £1bn by 2025.

The Head of Projects – (Existing Campus Redevelopment) will be responsible for the delivery of the £350m plus capital expenditure related to the Gilmorehill and Garscube Campuses as well as at other individual off campus locations. The post holder will appoint and manage consultants and contractors, securing all statutory approvals, sequencing of work and ensuring proactive and effective programme management of the works. The Head of Projects will work with the University SMT to ensure that the quality and delivery of the new developments meets the needs of the University, supports the achievement of University goals and that synergies across other institutional campuses are maximized. 

The post holder will lead a process of continuous improvement in the delivery of the construction projects and infrastructure, looking across all sectors for learning and taking best practice in the industry to integrate into the delivery. This role will also act as a key interface between the University and the Lead Advisor and Construction Work Frameworks, developing a partnership and collaborative ethos.

This is the opportunity to join a prestigious University and be part of the team to deliver one of the biggest education infrastructure projects in Scotland’s history.

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For confidential discussion please get in touch with Debbie Shields or Mike Orr at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555

To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter / supporting statement below. You should receive an automatic acknowledgment – if you do not please contact Kelsey Sinclair on 0141 212 7555.

Closing date for applications is Friday 30th November 2018 at 12 noon.