Commercial Manager (Operations)

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7084785 (Ref.No. FDEST1201)
Posted: September 7, 2021

Job Description

Do you have significant contract and commercial management experience? Do you want to work across a complex and varied range of operational, maintenance and capital initiatives and programmes for a globally recognised University? 

Estate Services is part of the University of Leeds Facilities Directorate (FD), and it is committed to providing world class facilities and fit-for-purpose high quality buildings across the University’s physical environment.

Part of the Commercial Management Team operating across all the Directorate's activities, you will be committed to the Estates Operations and Engineering teams and be responsible for providing and shaping comprehensive commercial and contract management services supporting the delivery of in excess of £30m of expenditure across the University estate.

You will have a degree in Quantity Surveying (or an equivalent professional qualification) and also demonstrate significant skill in commercial and contract management on complex projects.  You will be able to compile, analyse, and manage project costs, and work pro-actively, accurately and at pace with a high level of initiative.  You will have highly developed communication skills and strong influencing and negotiating skills, with a proven ability to build strong relationships with senior stakeholders.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Matthew Tidmarsh, Deputy Director - Operations


Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen, from 1 January 2021 you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa but, if you are an EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your passport or status under the EU Settlement Scheme.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Facilities Directorate
School/Institute:  Estates
Section:  Maintenance & Operations
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Monday 06 September 2021
Closing Date:  Monday 20 September 2021
Reference:  FDEST1201

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


Apply Now

Please mention to the employer that you saw this ad on