Maxwell Stephens

Head of Asset Management

The Head of Asset Management will provide strategic leadership and oversight to ensure maintenance investment in all physical assets across the University Estate is aligned to University strategic aims and masterplan, ensuring optimum effectiveness and efficiency of resources deployed to identify and maintain value.  The role be accountable for annual maintenance and asset replacement budgets in excess of £30m and a large and diverse asset management team comprising more than 80 technical, administrative and managerial staff.  The remit includes buildings and grounds maintenance, asset strategy, statutory compliance, building surveying, contracts management, operational readiness, and engineering excellence, along with relationship management of key external service providers.

This is a key leadership role within the Estates Operations function with significant impact across the University Estate.  The role holder will provide strategic oversight, accountability and leadership of the asset management functions to drive asset performance, fitness for purpose and compliance.   They will also act as a key interface with the Estates Development, Programme Delivery, Property Management and Sustainability functions.

This role reports to the Director of Estates Operations and is a member of the Estates Operations Senior Leadership team.