GDST - Head of Capital Development

Key Responsibilities • Supporting the Director of Estates to deliver a professional Estates focused service to the schools, and act as an ‘intelligent client’ to contractors, consultants and supply chain. • Supporting Trust strategy to be leaders in educating girls through Estates and charitable objectives of maximising use of estates assets for the benefit of current and future students. • Hold a thorough technical knowledge base to support and inform best practice and decision making throughout the Trust in order to implement appropriate strategic investment. • Strong leadership and line management of the project management team within the Estates dept. • Plan, prioritise, coordinate and resource planning of projects/tasks; liaising closely with other SLT members and TO colleagues, to ensure effective, customer focussed solutions. • Oversight of all commercial aspects of project delivery – budgeting, forecasting, cost control and reporting – feeding into the PMO. • Ensuring effective collaboration and communication with all GDST stakeholders, in particular Heads of Schools and DFO’s. • Being the key liaison point for estates and GDST colleagues for matters relating to capital development. • Advise on contract and consultant procurement (type, version, standard clauses etc) for Estates projects with the legal team. • Work closely with the estate management team to ensure all capital works are closely aligned with maintenance.

• Work closely with the sustainability team to ensure the design and delivery of estates works minimises the carbon footprint. • Carry out any other duties that are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the role.

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