GDST - Head of Capital Development

Key Relationships • Director of Estates, Head of PMO, Head of Infrastructure and Sustainability, Head of Estate Management, Head of Compliance, Other Executive Directors. • Project & Estate Managers. • School Heads, Directors of Finance & Operations (DFO’s). • Finance, Legal and other members of the Trust Office Directors and Management team. • Outsourced service providers (e.g. professional consultants, contractors etc.).

Person Specification

• Professional, pro-active, ‘can do’ attitude that engenders confidence in the wider Estates team and its capabilities.

• An excellent communicator, both verbal and written.

• A strong collaborator at all levels.

• Ability to generate and maintain stakeholder confidence in you as an individual and in the team as a whole.

• Approach of taking proactive ownership of a situation and seeing it through to a successful conclusion whilst escalating issues when necessary.

• Ability to work effectively and flexibly on own initiative under pressure.

• Excellent negotiating and presentation skills, often to ‘lay’ end users.

• Ability to motivate staff and to manage collaborative team working.

• Ability to create excellent working relationships both internally and externally and manage stakeholders effectively.

• Ability to work outside normal office hours as required.

• Ability to challenge in a constructive manner and develop creative solutions to difficult issues.

• Open and diplomatic approach.

Made with FlippingBook Digital Proposal Creator