Senior Residences Manager

University of Leeds

Would you like to work for one of the most innovative University residential accommodation Services within the UK? Do you have operational management experience within a residential, facilities, hospitality or retail environment combined with experience of working in a management team? Do you have strong communication and influencing skills and an ability to work collaboratively with others to deliver a high quality service?

Residential Services provides accommodation for around 8,500 University of Leeds students in self-catered and catered sites, both on and off campus. We are an innovative service with a clear vision to provide some of the country’s best student accommodation.

We are seeking a highly motivated and pro-active Senior Residences Manager to play a key role in providing high quality accommodation and an exceptional student/ customer experience. Working as part of the Senior Management Team you will be responsible for the facilities management (soft services) of one of our residential sites as well as performing a wider role of managing and co-ordinating a team of Residence Managers who run other sites within the service. You will lead, motivate and develop your team of staff to deliver an effective and efficient service to residents and visitors in line with our strategic priorities and goals; you will ensure that accommodation is maintained and made available for letting, in order to maximise conference and student occupancy at residence sites.

You will have relevant experience of managing managers and staff as well as working as part of a management team. You will also have strong communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to work collaboratively with others and build effective working relationships.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Sue Green, Assistant Director of Residential Services

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 6082, email:

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Facilities Directorate
School/Institute: Residential Services
Section: Student Residences
Working Time: 100%

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