Commercial Services Director

Location
Plymouth
Salary
£50,000 - £60,000 depending on knowledge, skills and experience
Posted
20 Apr 2017
Expires
17 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

University Commercial Services Plymouth Ltd (UCSP)

Commercial Services Director

£50,000 - £60,000 depending on knowledge, skills and experience

Ref: CS0048

University Commercial Services Plymouth Ltd (UCSP), a subsidiary company of University of Plymouth, is recruiting to the role of Commercial Services Director. UCSP has been established for over two years and was formed as a subsidiary to lead and develop commercial business activity.  Currently there are two commercial entities within UCSP, Freshlings Nursery and Catering/Hospitality services.


This leadership role will be responsible for driving the performance and quality of existing business and also seeking out and developing new opportunities. As the strategic lead of the company, the Commercial Services Director will develop the company’s strategy and drive operational excellence to optimise revenue, deliver financial sustainability and deliver excellent customer service to staff and students at the University.

Reporting to the Director of Estates and Capital Projects within University of Plymouth, the Commercial Services Director will have clear accountability to the University but will also network with external partners and community stakeholders, to build relationships and promote UCSP.

You will have demonstrable experience of building relationships with multiple stakeholders, and communicating exceptionally both internally and externally through a variety of means.

You will have experience of business development and will be an authentic and credible leader. It is crucial that UCSP employees are engaged in the success of the business and delivering results, therefore you will bring experience of leading teams and aligning individual performance to overall business strategy.

For an informal discussion, please contact Trevor Wills, Director of Estates and Capital Projects email trevor.wills@plymouth.ac.uk

This is a full-time post working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Closing date:  16 May 2017, 12 midnight

Anticipated Interview date: Monday 5 June 2017