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DIO is passionate about ensuring that we are a top performing organisation and a great place to work. We host a diverse range of talent where everyone feels valued and supported enabling our people to flourish, bring greater creativity and innovation to achieve higher organisational performance. We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and creating a culture where everyone can bring their whole self to work and individuality is truly appreciated.
We promote and support a range of flexible working patterns enabling staff to balance home and work responsibilities.
This culture of inclusion is underpinned by our 6 staff networks covering Disability, Faith and Belief, Gender Equality, LGBTQI+, Race, Social Mobility and 3 networks dealing with employee wellbeing and support: Speak Safe Volunteers, Mental Health First Aiders and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Advisers.
Our staff, future and current will be guided by the 4 Cs and we encourage you to be curious and continuously strive for improvement, collaborative in an inclusive culture, bold and resilient and committed to Defence, empowered and able to challenge so you can play a key part in shaping the direction of our organisation.
DIO commits to offer its employees the following experience:
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) is the estate expert for Defence, supporting the armed forces to enable military capability by planning, building, maintaining, and servicing infrastructure.
Our responsibilities include:
We employ approximately 4,900 staff from a very diverse range of professions, and we work across the world; in Germany, Cyprus and the Falkland Islands, Norway, Poland, Kenya, Belize, Nepal and Oman.
To help achieve our objective of equipping Defence with a smaller, more efficient and better-quality estate the Estates Department are seeking a motivated and suitably qualified B1 Deputy Head of Estates to lead our established Land Management Services (LMS) team and to deliver challenging and varied estate surveying projects for and expert advice to our customers.
The post will support the Head of Estates (1 Star/SCS 1) in delivering an efficient business service and ensuring strategic programme targets are met.
The Deputy Head role is to lead and manage their respective LMS team to ensure effective and efficient provision of a comprehensive land, estate and property management programme, and to provide advice and services to our customers. The work includes safeguarding, protection of key military assets, production of Byelaws and management of the Training Estate and landlord and tenant work.
As Deputy Head of LMS the successful candidate will be expected to be a customer focussed leader with a sound professional background and relevant experience. Excellent communication skills are vital as our customers, in most cases, will not be property specialists.
The position will hold Line Management responsibility for staff located within the Southern region of the UK and as such travel to these sites will be required on a regular basis.
The post will be located within one of our UK based offices, which will be agreed and confirmed with the successful candidates once they have been selected.
Our UK DIO Offices are spread throughout the country. Our main locations are based at Andover, London, Wyton/Huntingdon, Sutton Coldfield, Catterick and Rosyth. Smaller sites are also spread throughout the country. All sites will be considered but whilst ensuring the location of the successful candidate can still meet the business and travel requirements of the role.
Leadership and Management within the Estates Division
LMS Service Delivery
Subject Matter Expert – Support to DIO and MOD
Wide DIO Business Improvement
The post will require travel throughout the UK and potentially to our Overseas locations.
Post holders will be required to travel to the sites covered by the post on a regular basis, some visits may involve overnight stays and potential travel overseas may be required. Some sites are difficult to access via public transport…… click apply for full job details