DVC (Resources) & CFO

Birmingham, West Midlands
10 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

With over 25,500 students from c.100 countries, 3,200 staff, and an annual income of c.£246m, Birmingham City University (BCU) is an ambitious, exciting, and diverse place to study. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success. The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities (including a £340m investment in our estate, transforming our campus to meet the needs of a rapidly growing university), first-rate staff and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates. Located in the heart of a vibrant Birmingham, we are the University for the City.

Reporting directly to the Vice-Chancellor, the newly configured role of DVC (Resources) & CFO is a key strategic position and will play a central role in the leadership of the University during a significant period of growth and transformation. Responsible for the functions of Finance, Estates & Facilities, Information Technology, Performance & Planning and the Change Unit, the DVC (Resources) & CFO will lead a portfolio that will enable the University’s success.

The new DVC (Resources) & CFO will be an exceptional leader with significant strategic and operational experience gained at Board (or equivalent) level. They will take a lead role in overseeing the financial and business efficiency of the University, and lead on the financial strategies to deliver the University plan. An empathy and alignment with the mission and values of BCU will be critical, as will a strong commitment to customer service and an ability to engage with a broad range of audiences, both internally and externally.

For further information, including details of how to apply, please visit www.odgers.com/74265

Closing date for applications is Friday 7th February 2020.