Executive Director – Finance and Estates, Tameside

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Tameside CollegeTameside

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £57,000
Contract term: Permanent

Tameside College in Ashton-Under-Lyne Greater Manchester is a diverse and vibrant further education college that offers a wide range of course including A level and advanced level vocational study programmes, Apprenticeships and adult courses up to degree Level. We aim to give all our students an exceptional experience.

We believe in excellence and back that up with high expectations, a superb working environment (as part of the Vision Tameside £100 million+ accommodation strategy) and outstanding teaching and support services. We also believe that attending college is about more than achieving a qualification, important though that is. This is why we aim to give learners every opportunity to develop their full potential in a supportive and friendly environment.

Joining us as the Executive Director – Finance and Estates, you will be responsible to the Principal/CEO and the Board for the strategic management and delivery of the College's Finance and Estates functions in order that they provide an effective and efficient service.

Ensuring that the College anticipates and responds to national, regional and local priorities and is seen as an effective and responsive contributor to the communities it serves, you must ensure that the College's financial position remains strong and secure and that its financial challenges and issues are communicated effectively to all relevant parties. 

You will  be an active and effective member of the College's senior management team, making a positive contribution to the corporate management of the College and providing leadership, direction, support and co-ordination of defined corporate services; acting as the expert advisor to the Principal and Governors on such matters.

A fully qualified accountant and with significant management experience at a senior level within a medium to large FE or Sixth Form college environment, candidates should have experience of financial planning, management and control at a senior level in a complex organisation and have been responsible for the management and delivery of significant budgets. You may also have direct experience of managing a significant estates function.

You will join a senior leadership team with enthusiasm, drive and energy and will be working with a supportive Clerk to the Corporation and Board of Governors. As a highly engaged and motivated member of our team, you will have a genuine desire to improve the life chances of our learners. Tameside College has an excellent reputation and this is a real opportunity for you to make a difference in people’s lives.

Working with colleagues, you will lead on our finance and estates strategy. You will help us to realise our estates vision, whilst ensuring the financial health of the college is protected.

Come join us on our journey to outstanding!

Closing date for applicants: Tuesday 23rd April 2019
Interviews are scheduled to take place on Friday 10 May 2019



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Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Beaufort Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 6NX, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 161 9086600
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Tameside College is a coeducational further education establishment. It is situated in the town of Ashton-under-Lyne, in Lancashire. It gives students a range of qualifications to choose from. This includes BTEC, Apprenticeships and degrees. The coll...