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Director of Facilities & Estates

Location: Manchester
Salary: Excellent base salary + bonus + car allowance + benefits

Our client is a leading venue management company and one of the largest operators of sports and entertainment venues in the world. A business spanning five continents, with a portfolio of 310 arenas, stadia, convention centres and performing arts venues. This includes venues such as as the Manchester Arena, First Direct Leeds Arena, Utilita Arena Newcastle and new builds such as TECA the new £333m event complex in Aberdeen to name but a few.

A dynamic business synonymous with high profile events at iconic venues, they have enjoyed extraordinary success and with further growth very much on the agenda, now is the ideal time to join this exciting and thriving business.

There is now a very exciting opportunity for a talented and ambitious individual to join them as Director of Facilities & Estates to lead the FM function across their UK & European venues. Reporting to the European CEO through a matrix structure you will have considerable autonomy and scope to manage all aspects of the FM function and, in essence, take a great team to new heights and further position them as the very best in the industry. You will manage a multi £m operational and capex budget, provide strategic and operational leadership as well as managing a broad and diverse stakeholder group.

You will be degree qualitied with a proven track record of achievement in Estates and Facilities Management. This will be combined with professional accreditations and ideally supported with an MBA or similar. You will be an inspirational leader able to drive a culture change agenda. 

As a senior leader in this international group the opportunity for career advancement is very considerable. 

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