Estates Director

Camphill Village Trust

  • Permanent
Specialisms:Not for profit
Date posted:2nd May 2023
Closing date:5th June 2023

As Camphill Village Trust (the Trust) approaches its 70th year, we are celebrating our history to define our future – our aspiration is to become an exemplar national leader in Green Care and Environmental Sustainability, maximising our impact to create independent, active, healthy lives for adults with a range of learning disability and Autism/mental health challenges.    

We now seek to appoint an Estates Director, who can demonstrate an experienced and mature approach to horizontal leadership, working to the Chief Executive and in collaboration with the Director Group, Leadership Teams and wider Board and stakeholder groups. The role holder will make a significant, measurable, and effective personal contribution to the overall leadership of the Trust. 

As Estates Director, you will lead the transformation of the Trust’s approach to Environmental Sustainability and the Natural Environment, Rural Land and Social Farming and Gardening Management and its long-term Asset Management and Investment Strategy. The role will ensure that frameworks are impact and outcomes focussed, targets are measurable and purposeful, plans are clear and stretching, policies and processes and controls are in place, implemented and delivered against value for money, efficiency, and great quality standards and strong governance. The postholder will create significant long-term affect and outcomes in relation to the Planet, People and Funding. 

This role will require someone not afraid to push boundaries and try new things. Combined with a track record of experience at a senior level in Estates and Property Management, you know, understand, and appreciate the complexities in operating multiple sites, with multiple functions across a significant geography. Ideally, you will have experience of working in the not-for-profit or closely related sectors. You will be passionate about driving environmental sustainability, land management and asset investment and as a strategic thinker, you will enjoy working with a wide array of internal and external stakeholders. Above all, your creative, energetic, and dynamic leadership will ensure the Trust maximises its purpose in supporting others.  

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